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Understanding and Overcoming Transfer Addiction

At Los Angeles Detox, we understand the complexities of addiction and the challenges faced during recovery. One of these challenges is transfer addiction, a phenomenon that can often go unnoticed until it has become a significant problem. In this article, we will explore the concept of transfer addiction, its causes, signs, prevention strategies, and treatment…

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The Stages of Alcoholism

There is a persistent myth that a person cannot benefit from treatment for alcohol addiction until they have experienced devastating effects (or hit “rock bottom”). The truth is that professional help can be effective at any time. Being able to recognize the stages of alcoholism can help you get treatment for yourself or someone that…

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List of Reasons to go to Rehab

Choosing to go to rehab can be a difficult decision, but it is a crucial step toward overcoming addiction and achieving lasting recovery. At Los Angeles Detox, we understand that there are many reasons why someone may choose to go to rehab. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for individuals seeking…

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Pet Friendly Rehab Centers

With an appreciation for the value and importance of companion animals, some addiction programs now allow patients or clients to bring their pets with them when they enter treatment. If the thought of being temporarily separated from your pet has caused you to reconsider getting professional help, a pet-friendly rehab may be the perfect place…

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About Adderall Psychosis

Adderall is a prescription medication that is commonly used to treat people who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). When used as directed by a qualified healthcare provider, Adderall can be extremely beneficial. But people who abuse this medication put themselves at risk for myriad negative outcomes, including addiction and Adderall psychosis. What is Psychosis? Psychosis encompasses…

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What is Polysubstance Abuse?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug overdoses claim about 250 lives every day in the United States. Nearly half of these deaths, the CDC reports, involve polysubstance abuse. Understanding the risks of polysubstance abuse can help you protect yourself and those you care about.  What is Polysubstance Abuse?  Here’s…

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Are Muscle Relaxers Addictive?

When you are experiencing certain types of pain, a muscle relaxer can be a source of immense relief. But as is the case with any drug, you shouldn’t take a muscle relaxer without asking a few important questions, such as: What side effects might I experience? How long can I safely take this medication? and…