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Mental Illness in the US: Putting It Into Perspective

Although we often recognize that many people suffer from mental and emotional disorders, few realize just how common they are. Let’s break down the data.

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Narcan: How to Administer It & What to Expect

Narcan is a life-saving drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Here’s how to get it, how to use it, and what to expect.

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How to Have a Great Sober Summer

Staying sober during the summer can be difficult when it seems like everyone is drinking. But we’ve got ways you can have a great sober summer.

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How to Choose a Drug Rehab

Finding the right treatment center can be daunting, but we can help make it easy. Check out this breakdown of how to choose a drug rehab.

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What Is a Partial Hospitalization Program?

You’re ready to pursue treatment for your addiction. You want to regain control of your life and stick to sobriety long-term. You’ve had people ask if you’re “really serious this time.” Are you serious enough to make pursuing recovery a full-time job?  Have you tried meetings or outpatient treatment and continue to struggle with addiction?… View more

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The Basics of Alcohol Treatment

Thousands of people die annually from alcohol-related circumstances. They ruin their lives and the lives of their loved ones by turning to this substance.  If you are looking for help with your addiction, you don’t have to do it alone. Read here if you want assistance with alcohol treatment and what to do. How Do… View more

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How Addiction and Family Are Impacted

Addiction and family are intertwined. 46 percent of Americans have a family member or close friend with a history of addiction.  Addiction is never insignificant. But it has its most profound impact on a family unit. Yet a family can start getting help with addiction and working together to make a recovery.  How can addiction root… View more

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How to Identify and Treat a Kratom Addiction

Studies show that over 15 million Americans are currently using Kratom, and that number might actually be much higher. Kratom is often billed as a safe alternative to Opioid drugs or a “natural high”; however, those statements couldn’t be further from the truth. Kratom is a dangerous drug, and Kratom addiction could be affecting someone… View more

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What Is Intensive Outpatient Program?

In Los Angeles, around 7% of adults over 26 have substance use disorder (SUD). Another 21% binge drink and another 26% use some type of illicit drug. As you can see, substance abuse is a real problem. Chances are, either you or someone you love is struggling with drug addiction. So you might be researching… View more

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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About IOPs in Los Angeles

You may know that the COVID-19 pandemic increased rates of mental health disorders. But did you know that it also exacerbated addiction disorders? The American Psychological Association reports that opiate and stimulant addictions have been up since the pandemic’s start. If you’re struggling with an addiction disorder, don’t lose hope. Intensive outpatient programs or IOPs in… View more