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Zero Tolerance Policy

In order to recover from an addiction, abstinence from substance use is necessary. The best treatment centers understand that. That’s why Soledad House has a zero-tolerance policy. This policy is an effective way to help patients stick to their California addiction treatment plans. Understanding the Zero Tolerance Policy A rule of absolutely no tolerance means…

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Addiction Definition

Addiction is one of the most misunderstood illnesses that many people don’t actually view as a legitimate illness. As someone who doesn’t have a problem with drugs or alcohol, it’s difficult to understand what’s happening. Most people are capable of recreationally drinking or using drugs without having it affect their lives. There are others who…

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Am I Bipolar?

Am I Bipolar?  Have you ever wondered why you experience intense emotional highs on some days and severe lows on others? Have you asked yourself, “am I bipolar?” Extreme mood swings from day-to-day could mean that you have bipolar disorder. Definitively answering the question “am I bipolar?” can be difficult. Get a screening from a physician…