How to Make Your Mental Health a Priority in the New Year

According to the National Institute of Mental Illness (NIMH), in 2019, 1 in 5 U.S. adults were living with a mental illness. That’s a staggering 51.5 million people! But out…

Dangers of Combining Adderall and Xanax

There are many risks associated with combining Adderall and Xanax, and a combination of these drugs is never a good idea. In addition to increasing the risk of addiction, it…

Top Warning Signs of Prescription Opioid Abuse

It’s never easy to tell if someone you love is hurting from opioid addiction. Even as the person closest to them, it can be hard for a family member or…

How to Stay Sober During the Holidays

While the holidays are meant to be a time of celebration, happiness, togetherness, and cheer, it’s not always the case when trying to stay sober. Of course, staying sober during…

5 Reasons Why Outpatient Addiction Treatment is For You

TOP 5 Reasons why outpatient addiction treatment is for you. Deciding between inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment and overwhelmed? Admitting you need help to overcome an addiction is difficult. We…

What is a Substance-Induced Mood Disorder?

What Is a Substance-Induced Mood Disorder?  It’s fairly common for people who have issues with drug addictions to also be suffering from some type of mental health disorder. On occasion, however,…

How to Overcome an Addiction to Xanax and Other Benzos

Benzodiazepines, also called “Benzos,” are most often prescribed to treat severe anxiety but can be used to treat alcohol withdrawal, insomnia, muscle spasms, and some seizure disorders. The number of…

Why an IOP After Inpatient Treatment is the Right Move

Why an IOP After Inpatient Treatment is the Right Move Life after completing inpatient residential treatment for addiction can be filled with questions, uncertainties, and trepidation. While inpatient treatment is…

Prescription Opioid Addiction: What It Looks Like and How to Get Help

Pain pills can be beneficial after surgery to combat moderate to severe pain. When you hear the term “pain pills,” it sounds harmless, right? But what if we referred to…

Choosing the Best Drug Treatment Program in San Diego County

When people think of the “north county” area of San Diego County, they probably imagine the beautiful beaches of Carlsbad and Encinitas or the dazzling multi-million-dollar homes of Rancho Santa…

Medication Management

Medication Management Mental health disorders like anxiety and depression can make us feel that we are stranded in a vast ocean, gasping for air as we struggle to tread water.…

The Business of Recovery

The Business of Recovery – a must see film and the place to start when looking for treatment options.