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Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Addictions of any kind affect the lives of families, friends, and loved ones of those struggling with addiction. Often, the first step to addiction treatment and recovery is realizing the need for treatment and desiring change. The willingness to change patterns, break addictive cycles, and seek out addiction treatment and recovery programs can begin the…

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Recovery Meetings near Me

Support systems are often the key to addiction recovery. Group therapy provides solidarity, accountability and often helps those struggling with addiction realize that they are not alone in their addiction. For many, a local 12-step program or regular group recovery meeting serves as the foundation to recovery at any stage of life. Local group meetings…

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Narrowing Down Options for a Rehab Center in California

The size and scope of California’s drug and alcohol rehabilitation resources can be a blessing for those struggling with addiction. Simultaneously, narrowing down options for recovery treatment programs and addiction support groups can be overwhelming. There are both state and independently-run drug and alcohol rehab facilities across California ready to meet both the general and…

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Advantages of a Women’s 12-Step Program

12-step programs can be the foundation on the road to recovery from any addiction at any stage of life. While 12-step programs hold high success rates, mixed-gender programs and support groups can often be more triggering than healing for many women. For some, it may be easier to open up to others, connect with supportive…

5 Signs You Should Visit a San Diego Alcohol Rehab Center

5 Signs You Should Visit a San Diego Alcohol Rehab Center

Drinking is widely available and acceptable across the world. Knowing whether or not your consumption of alcohol is social, moderate, or has crossed the line into problem drinking is often difficult to know or understand. Drinking is common in many cultures, and each person experiences it differently. If you use alcohol to cope with difficulties…

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What Can You Get Out of a Women’s Alcohol Detox Center?

Most people abuse alcohol to induce euphoric effects. They usually seek this effect when trying to relax from the stressors of life or even when celebrating. Prolonged abuse of alcohol can cause changes to brain chemistry which inevitably leads to addiction. Research shows that women experience the negative effects of alcohol abuse more quickly and…

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Signs You Will Benefit From Women’s Drug Rehab

When you have active alcohol or drug addiction, it can be difficult to admit there is a problem. If alcohol or substance abuse is causing negative effects on your life, it’s time to assess what treatment options are available to you. A woman can face unique challenges in addiction that require special attention. Addressing concerns…

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What Is Psychotherapy?

Within the safe, supportive environment of a rehab facility, program participants work with addiction treatment counselors during both group and individual therapy sessions. Understanding what psychotherapy is can help you choose an addiction treatment center that will help you heal. Soledad House’s psychotherapy in California offers an approach to addiction treatment that can help you work…

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Facets of an Addiction Recovery Group

Overcoming addiction takes time, support, and consistency. Many individuals in recovery benefit from being part of a supportive community even after leaving a formal treatment program. A group therapy program is an invaluable part of the recovery process. In these groups, participants share their experiences in recovery. Addiction can be isolating. Those who are struggling…