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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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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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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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Long Term Addiction Treatment Centers

If you’re looking into substance abuse treatment, finding the right program for your unique needs can be challenging. You might need the flexibility of an outpatient program, the structure of a sober living residence, or the specialized care of a detox program. Even if you’re struggling with an addiction to the same substance as someone…

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Understanding America’s Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has impacted all corners of the nation. Addiction doesn’t discriminate; it impacts individuals from all backgrounds and of all income levels. Those who struggle with opioid addiction face a disease that is difficult to manage alone. Opioids can quickly lead to tolerance, dependence, and addiction. Furthermore, many individuals become addicted to opioids…

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Common Xanax Side Effects

Benzodiazepines are among some of the most commonly prescribed medications today. In fact, millions of people across the United States rely on Xanax each day to manage feelings of anxiety and mitigate the risks of panic attacks. However, Xanax can also have significant side effects as well as the potential for abuse. If you are…

Women’s Drug Addiction Program

Our world is changing every day, improving the lives of women as equals to men. However, in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, most programs start on a foundation of treatment designed for men. While this is not purposeful until the 1990s statistics and guidelines for healthy recovery focused on males in addiction, treatment, and…

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Drug Addiction Help

Did you know that women are more likely than men to abuse substances to cope with relationship problems? Why, then, would you seek out drug addiction help that doesn’t consider this situation? Gender-specific rehab is the answer for women who are using but want to quit. To learn more about the advantages of getting drug…

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Physical and Psychological Drug Withdrawal

It’s a common misconception that all drug withdrawal is the same. In fact, did you know that there are physical and psychological addictions? Each requires its own set of treatments for a lasting recovery. At Soledad House, we offer drug addiction treatment in California for women. Drug Withdrawal Associated with a Physical Addiction Most everyone…