How Do I Choose A Drug Rehab Facility?

How Do I Choose A Drug Rehab Facility?

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There are over 500 drug rehab facilities to choose from in the state of California. With so many options out there, it can feel overwhelming to know how to pick the right one. Still, it's a choice that requires some thought because not all drug…
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Science and Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment in Orange County

Substance use disorders are serious illnesses that can have long-term consequences on your health. According to research-based guides from the NIDA, a person’s ultimate success in recovering from addiction requires matching treatment settings,…
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Why Dual Diagnosis Matters When Creating an Addiction Treatment Plan

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Dual Diagnosis and Its Importance in an Addiction Treatment Plan. There are several factors that can cause an addiction. One of them is when the addict is affected by another mental disorder, known as dual diagnosis. The interaction between…
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In California, Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Are Up 614% in Just 4 Years

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While the national opioid crisis makes headlines daily, another alarming problem has grabbed the state of California by storm: fentanyl. Dana Point Rehab Campus was featured on CBS-LA to discuss the nation’s alarming new drug problem, which…
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Americans Spent Nearly $150 Billion on Illegal Drugs in 2016, Study Says

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According to a recent RAND Corporation study, Americans spent nearly $150 billion on illegal drugs and narcotics of all types in 2016. It is believed a similar amount of money was also spent each year from 2015, back to 2006, where the data…
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“Mexican Oxy” Crosses the Border and Causes Fatal Overdoses

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No one would expect to lose their loved one to a drug overdose, but many families have been devastated by fatal overdoses on what is being called “Mexican oxy.” These blue pills are stamped with an “M” on one side and a “30” on another,…
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National Recovery Month Raises Awareness of Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Addiction

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Since 1989, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has sponsored National Recovery Month every September. On this 30th anniversary of Recovery Month, the theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We…
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First-Time Drug Use Soars During Summertime

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During the summer, the mercury on the thermometer isn’t the only thing rising: so is recreational drug use among adolescents. They may not even intend to do so at the outset of the season, but find themselves using drugs once summer is in…
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What Are the Secondhand Harms Caused by Alcohol?

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The secondhand harms heavy drinkers cause to others been recently recognized as a significant public health issue, according to a new study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. While secondhand smoking has been…
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U.S. Drug & Alcohol Deaths Skyrocket to Crisis Levels

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The rate of deaths related to alcohol or drug overdose and suicide have reached catastrophic heights as disclosed in a study released by the Commonwealth Fund. The exhaustive report comprehensively surveyed all 50 states and Washington, D.C.,…