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What Addictions Can Be Treated?

Many facilities will have fundamental recovery principles to treat all kinds of addictions. What kind of program is best for your specific addiction type depends on many factors. Conventional rehab centers have the ability to properly treat addictions to recreational drugs, alcohol, and prescription medications. Additionally, there are facilities for addiction treatment that focus on…

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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Cognitive behavioral therapy helps the individual develop better ways of dealing with negative thoughts, and thoughts associated with substance abuse. Cognitive behavioral therapy does this by showing the individual how his emotions and thoughts affect their life. During cognitive behavioral treatment individuals will learn techniques to turn their negative thoughts and…

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How to Deal With a Loved One’s Addiction

Dealing with a loved one who is abusing drugs/alcohol is difficult. Often during treatment the family is brought in for family therapy sessions. At Los Angeles Detox we understand how important family is when recovering from addiction and we try our best to involve our patients’ families as much as possible. We know dealing with someone who…

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Alcohol Rehab Los Angeles

One of the most recognized beverages worldwide is alcohol. It is consumed for the celebration of joyous occasions, for the reduction of sorrows and for relaxation after work hours. Consumption of alcohol is risky, it changes the way we think, it is very addictive and it also has an effect on the way we feel.…

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Heroin Withdrawal Timeline, Symptoms and Treatment

Drug Withdrawal Symptoms, Timelines, and Treatment, Heroin Withdrawal Timeline, Symptoms and Treatment What Does Heroin Withdrawal Look Like? Withdrawal from Heroin comes with symptoms that may last for about week or so, and this can be severe and include:
 Nausea Abdominal pain Sweating Shaking Nervousness Agitation Depression Muscle spasms Cravings for drugs Relapse Medical detox experts…

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What Addictions Do We Treat?

Los Angeles Detox has access to the best treatment facilities ready to provide comprehensive care for a variety of addictions. Whether you or someone you know struggles with addiction to alcohol, prescription drugs, gambling, sex, illicit drugs, or something else, we’re confident one of our affiliated facilities has the recovery program fit for the addiction…

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What Is Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol is the second most popular drug in the world, ranking second only to caffeine, and is the most abused drug in the United States. More than half of the U.S. population considers themselves drinkers, and nearly half of those people binge drink at least on occasion.  This ubiquitous nature of drinking and its place…

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What Is Outpatient Rehab?

Outpatient rehab is a form of therapy in which individuals getting treatment attend sessions at a substance abuse treatment program and then return home. The sessions usually last about an hour. Individuals attend group sessions throughout the week and have regular meetings with a state-licensed drug counselor. The goal of these sessions are: solidifying abstinence,…

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Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Residential treatment facilities are effective for people suffering from severe problems or co-occurring disorders. Licensed residential treatment facilities provide 24/7 structured and intensive care, including safe housing and medical attention. Residential treatment facilities typically use a therapy-based approach, and the general goal of these therapy programs is to help the patient live a drug-free, crime-free…