Life in Recovery

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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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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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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

IOPs in Los Angeles

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

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Why You Should Consider Los Angeles IOPs for Your Addiction

Intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) can help patients with substance use disorders who don’t require 24-hour supervision. As an alternative to inpatient treatment, an IOP could help you maintain your sobriety. In fact, researchers consider IOPs as an important part of the continuum of care for drug and alcohol use disorders. They’re as effective as inpatient… View more

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8 Signs You Should Consider Visiting a Los Angeles Rehab Center

If you’re struggling with a habit, you might be wondering if you’re slipping into an addiction. It’s important to take a close look at your situation and understand whether or not you’d benefit from a visit to a rehab center. Los Angeles rehab centers are there for you when you need them, but the decision is… View more

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10 Factors to Consider When Choosing Rehabs in Los Angeles, California

There are now over 14,000 treatment facilities in America, offering treatment to over 3.7 million people. Not every rehabilitation facility will offer the services and programs you need, though. Are you considering rehabilitation this year? Keep these 10 qualities in mind as you research rehabs in Los Angeles California. By reviewing this list, you can… View more

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The Benefits of IOP in Los Angeles

Of the 19.9 million adults who need substance use treatment, only 2.1 million (10.8%) receive the help they need. You shouldn’t wait to seek help. Otherwise, your addiction could lead to severe consequences. Without proper treatment, the number of annual deaths will only continue to rise. Instead, consider Los Angeles outpatient drug rehab. An IOP… View more

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8 Common Sober Living Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

It’s an incredible feat to get sober. It’s within all of us to make the change and establish a healthy lifestyle, but kicking the habit in the first place is just the first step. Staying clean is the second battle. Maintaining sobriety requires just as much skill as getting sober in the first place, and a… View more

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How to Choose Sober Living Homes in Los Angeles

According to a recent review, addiction continues to impact every segment of American society. In fact, drug use is continuing to rise with 23.5 million Americans now addicted to alcohol and drugs. That’s about one in every 10 Americans above the age of 12.  In order words, the entire population of Texas. Unfortunately, only 11%… View more