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Group Therapy: Expectation Vs. Reality

November 3, 2018

When addicts who have never been to a group therapy session hear the phrase “group therapy,” they tend to instantly become defensive. Their first instinct is to reject the idea, as they often think it is intimidating or embarrassing. They usually have a few misconceptions about group therapy, including the idea that they will be…

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT CARE PROGRAMS

February 20, 2018

When someone has become deeply entangled with alcohol or drugs, it’s a real challenge to break that addiction for good. Since it’s so easy for an individual to relapse into the old life that led to the addiction, it’s a good idea to find intensive outpatient care in Orange Countyi during the transition from rehab to normal…

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HOW DOES LONG-TERM ADDICTION TREATMENT WORK?

February 19, 2018

Addiction is a disease that affects more people than you may realize. In fact, it’s estimated that nearly 10 percent of the population over the age of 12 suffers from an illicit drug addiction at any given time. Whether it’s opioids, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs, the effects of drug addiction are devastating for both the…

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THE IMPACT OF DRUG ABUSE ON FAMILIES

February 2, 2018

It’s estimated that over 20 million Americans suffer with an addiction. Because substance abuse can be classified as a dependence on an addictive substance, these addictions could be to illicit drugs, alcohol, or prescription drugs. No matter the substance, the end result is the same:devastation for both the sufferer and their family. While Orange County…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY IN DRUG REHABILITATION

December 30, 2017

There are a lot of components in residential addiction care that all work together to help the person struggling with addiction to make the change in their life. One of those elements is psychotherapy. There are numerous reasons as to why this is such an essential aspect of drug rehabilitation. Understanding Triggers There are often…

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IMPORTANT COMPONENTS OF A RESIDENTIAL ADDICTION TREATMENT PROGRAM

November 25, 2017

Drug and alcohol addiction has serious and even deadly consequences forthose who directly suffer as well as their friends and family members. Fortunately, those who seek residential addiction treatment in Orange County have an opportunity to transcend their problems and live happy, full lives, free from addiction. There are a few key components that successful…

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AN INTRODUCTION TO LONG-TERM ADDICTION CARE

November 25, 2017

Addiction is a terrible disease, one that can derail an individual’s romantic life, career, relationships with family and friends, and even their long-term health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, not only is addiction involuntary, but it’s an affliction to which many people are highly vulnerable. Their studies on how addiction not…

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7 THINGS I LEARNED IN MY FIRST YEAR OF RECOVERY

April 7, 2016

I didn’t get sober on purpose. I wasn’t crawling into an AA meeting saying I can’t stop drinking, my life is horrible, I can’t stop shaking and so on.However, I couldn’t stop drinking on my own and my life was horrible and I only got the shakes a few times during my drinking career. So there. It…

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DRUG ABUSE

April 7, 2016

Southern California seems to have everything you could wish. Beautiful beaches, snowy mountains, plenty of industry, some of the country’s best universities and schools, gentle climate. So for most of the twentieth century, people flocked to Southern California from across the U.S., Asia, Mexico and other parts of the world. The result is an urban…

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THE PERFECT HIGH – A POEM BY SHEL SILVERSTEIN

March 30, 2016

There once was a boy named Gimme-Some-Roy…He was nothin’ like me or you, ’cause laying back and getting high was all he cared to do. As a kid, he sat in the cellar….sniffing airplane glue.  And then he smoked banana peels, when that was the thing to do.  He tried aspirin in Coca-Cola, he breathed…

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AS A NATION, ADDICTION IS DESTROYING OUR SOULS

March 16, 2016

THE STATE OF FLORIDA HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE TO THE SUBSTANCE-ABUSE TREATMENT INDUSTRY WITH THE PASSAGE OF HB 823, CO-SPONSORED BY REP. BILL HAGER, R-BOCA RATON. IF PASSED IT WOULD TARGET UNETHICAL BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES. THE SENATE VERSION, SB 1138 IS SPONSORED BY SEN. JEFF CLEMENS, D-LAKE WORTH. A few…

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MY NAME IS JULIANA AND I AM AN ALCOHOLIC.

March 9, 2016

My name is Juliana and I am an Alcoholic. My story is not unlike many other Alcoholics, a few of the facts may vary but for the most part I am not as unique as I would like to think I am. I grew up in a loving home, where we were always financially stable…

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