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Thrilling Group Activities for Recovering Addicts Visiting Southern California

California Recovery Those who are fortunate to get their quality addiction treatment in Southern California might as well take advantage of the amazing surroundings.  Not only is SoCal rich in natural beauty, offering beaches, mountains, desert regions and a bustling urban life, but there are unlimited recreational activities available as well. Why not explore all … Read more

Alcoholism Withdrawal

Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal

Withdrawal from Drugs and Alcohol I am drinking a lot every day …. . Can I just abruptly stop? No. Detoxing from alcohol is very dangerous. It is safer to be admitted into a medically supervised withdrawal treatment program (rehab). Yesterday, there was a court ruling that upheld the subsidies under ObamaCare that are provided by the government to … Read more

Alcoholism

Alcoholism and Myths about Alcohol

There are plenty of myths about alcohol and alcoholism. Some of these myths might be obvious but some might surprise you. Find out what’s myth and what’s real. Alcoholism Myth: Alcoholics are old men, who wear dirty trench coats, and drink under a bridge. To set the record straight: alcoholics can be any age, any gender, … Read more

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Recovery Resources

Many recovery resources are available to help people seek treatment and sustain recovery. Whichever path a person chooses, it is important that each individual finds the treatment and recovery support that works best for him or her. To assist individuals in reaching out, a variety of organizations that provide information and resources on alcoholism mental … Read more

Recovery Apps

Recovery Apps for Smartphones

Drug Addiction and Recovery Apps are very popular right now. There are so many to choose from — it’s easy to get overwhelmed. I rounded up a small list – the focus in on the recovery of alcoholism, addiction, eating disorders, mental illness and gambling. The Alcohol Use Predictor This app is designed to be a screening … Read more

Chronic Pain Addiction

Chronic Pain in Recovery

The word chronic means constant, lasting a long time, or coming back again and again. When you have pain that has bothered you for more than 3 months and doesn’t seem to get better with time, you may be experiencing chronic pain. If you have suffered from drug addiction or alcohol abuse, dealing with Chronic … Read more

Books on Alcoholism and Addiction

Books on Alcoholism and Addiction

If you are struggling with addiction or alcoholism, then I have a book list for you. I have also included titles, for family members, who are suffering because of their loved one’s abuse.  Just relying on books alone will not be enough to fix all your problems, but reading the right material can certainly help. There are … Read more