alcohol abuse

7 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Alcoholism is a serious disease that millions of Americans battle each day. It may be difficult at first to discern between normal, casual drinking and problem drinking. If you’re asking yourself if you or someone you know has a drinking problem, read through the symptoms below.   In addition, consider getting professional help from your…

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Outpatient Rehab in Los Angeles California

What Is Outpatient Rehab? An outpatient rehab is a preliminary recovery option for people who are addicted to drugs but don’t feel the need to check themselves into an inpatient or residential rehab center. Outpatient rehabs allow more flexibility in scheduling, location, and treatment options than inpatient and residential rehabs.   Regardless, both outpatient and…

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The Blackout Period

Many rehabs have a rule in place during the beginning of treatment that limits the patient’s communication with the outside world. The prospect of this can cause some anxiety in patients, though many end up finding peace during this period or relative solitude. Find Peace in the Silence Navigating one’s way through addiction and recovery…

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Understanding Opiate Use Disorder

The opiate crisis makes the headline news almost on a daily basis. What is actually happening in the body during opiate intoxication? And during opiate withdrawal? We’re going to explain the medical side of opiate use and detail the warning signs that indicate someone might have an addiction problem. Opiate Intoxication Signs and symptoms of…