Entries by Omar F


Is it Bad to Drink Every Day?

Alcohol consumption is common throughout America and the world, and many folks drink multiple times a week. People don’t just drink to relax, though, and it’s not uncommon for people to simply have a beer or glass of wine with dinner. It’s widely known that chronic excessive drinking is habit-forming and detrimental to your health, […]

How Do I Know If I Have An Addiction?

When someone starts using drugs, they face a high risk of succumbing to addiction. However, addiction doesn’t happen immediately and it doesn’t affect everyone equally. Genetics, your frequency and intensity of use, and other factors mean that different people have a different path toward addiction. The fact that there’s no clear dividing line that a person […]

What are Behavioral Models of Addiction?

Throughout history, we’ve understood addiction in many ways that are fundamentally different. For a long time, the perception of addiction as a moral failing was uncontested. However, the scientific literature universally refutes this concept and many new ideas have replaced it. Modern behavioral models of addiction provide great insight into what drives addiction and how […]

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms, Signs, and Treatment Options

Alcohol withdrawal refers to the set of symptoms you will experience if you’ve been drinking alcohol regularly for a long period of time and suddenly stop drinking. Symptoms usually begin within hours of the last drink and go on for several days. Alcohol withdrawal affects everyone differently, as each person will experience different symptoms at […]

What Is Substance Abuse Therapy?

Approximately 23.5 million Americans have a drug or alcohol addiction, which translates to roughly one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12. Unfortunately, only 11% of people with an addiction receive treatment. And yet, professional treatment is the best chance for an individual to address their addiction and move towards recovery. Treatment can include detox, […]

Drug Rehab Center

Finding an accredited drug rehab center with evidence-based treatment programs is a must when dealing with aggravated drug addiction and co-occurring psychological issues. At Dana Point Rehab Campus, we offer the highest quality of holistic treatment, detox, and inpatient rehab services to clients dealing with drug or alcohol addiction. What does a drug rehabilitation center […]

Valium Abuse Signs & Side Effects

For many Valium users, this common medication is a source of relief for various symptoms. From anxiety disorders to withdrawal symptoms, there are numerous ailments that Valium can help treat. Unfortunately, in some cases, Valium use can quickly turn into abuse. Without keeping this addiction under control, users may begin to experience a number of […]

How Do I Help Someone Struggling With Drug Addiction?

Struggling with addiction can make you feel powerless, whether you’re the addict or someone who loves them. We all want to help people be better, but even professionals can find it difficult to help addicts at the time. For an untrained person, the task can tax their communication skills and patience to an extent they’ve […]

California Addiction Statistics

Addiction and substance use disorders affect hundreds of thousands of California residents every year. Without professional treatment at drug rehab, many of these individuals face a higher risk of mental illness, life-threatening medical problems, overdose, and death. Dana Point, California, offers evidence-based addiction treatments including detox and inpatient residential rehab to help in-state residents and […]

Substance Abuse Statistics in Orange County

As the third-most populous county in California, Orange County is home to a number of beautiful beaches and major attractions that make it a fun destination and home for more than three million people. However, Orange County has its problems with addiction and substance abuse like all other counties in California and throughout the nation. […]