types of therapy for alcohol addiction
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Types of Therapy for Alcohol Addiction

Why can’t an alcoholic just quit drinking? This seems like a reasonable question, and one that is asked countless times a day by loved ones of an alcoholic. They stand by witnessing the alcoholic’s life imploding in wonder; why, they ask,…
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Orange County Intensive Outpatient Programs

Finding a collection of individuals who can truly understand exactly how it feels to have a substance use disorder can make all the difference when beginning the recovery journey. In most cases, the people closest to you in your life have absolutely…
where to live after rehab
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Where to Live After Rehab

What an accomplishment. You have done the hard work to get clean and sober, grinding through detox and withdrawal. You then spent X many months in rehab, gaining much needed recovery skills and learning how to revamp self-destructive thought…
How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine
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How Long Does Heroin Stay in your Urine?

Urine tests to identify heroin have been in existence for decades. Used by private citizens to test their children, schools who administer random drug testing, or athletic programs that have a zero tolerance policy, these simple tests provide…
rehabilitation for alcoholism
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Rehabilitation for Alcoholism in California

Alcohol use disorder is a difficult condition for people to comprehend. These folks may enjoy a couple of beers at a baseball game, some champagne at a wedding, or a cocktail at the local happy hour at the end of a work day. In their own experience…
how to stop binge drinking
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How to Stop Binge Drinking and Gain Control of Your Life

Ugh! Another morning of waking up in pain, with cringe-worthy memories, if you can remember at all, of your embarrassing actions from the night before only adding to the misery. Somehow, once again, you got swept up in the moment, the revelry,…
common ways addicts manipulate
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6 Common Ways Addicts Manipulate

If you happen to have an addict in your life chances are you are well aware of their uncanny ability to manipulate you.  The addict’s manipulation skills are so astute that, as a parent or loved one of the addict, you are often left off balance,…
IOP Programs Orange County

IOP Programs Orange County at Phoenix Rising Addiction Center

It isn’t easy to admit to yourself, or anyone else for that matter, that substance abuse may have begun to spiral out of control.  As hard as it is to recognize this reality, it is important to take the proactive steps needed to reassert…
Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center
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Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center in Orange County

Coming to grips with a substance use disorder that is coupled with a mental health issue is a tall order.  Knowing full well there is a difficult process ahead of learning how to live one’s life without the drug or alcohol can seem daunting. …
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