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Passages Malibu Rehab Center

No better place to save your life or that of your loved ones, other than Passages Malibu. The only rehab around town where they lift their patients up, not tear them down. This positivity helps them to let go of

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MARIJUANA TREATMENT CENTERS: THE ESSENTIALS

Resources are available and at your fingertips, an inpatient program is widely considered to be the best treatment plan for those who are addicted to marijuana.   What’s So Great About an Inpatient Program? An inpatient program allows you to

REALIZING AN OPIATE ADDICTION AND GETTING HELP

One of the largest growing crises in the United States is opioid and prescription drug abuse. It is estimated that over 2 million people in America abuse these drugs, leading to nearly 19,000 deaths as of the latest study in

ALCOHOL ADDICTION – HOW TO FIND HELP FOR A SERIOUS DISEASE

Alcohol abuse is one of the largest health issues in America. It is estimated that over 17 million people in the United States suffer from alcohol abuse at some point, and many of them go untreated. So how can you

A THOUGHTFUL APPROACH TO CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY TREATMENT

Addiction directly stimulates the reward centers of the brain. In effect, it short-circuits natural chemical pathways that have evolved over many millions of years to motivate an organism in its quest to survive, thrive, and pass on its genetic heritage.

How to Conquer the Evils of Opiate Addiction through Treatment

Opiates are naturally occurring alkaloids that come from the opium poppy. Examples of opiates are opium, heroin, codeine and morphine. Each of these types of opiates is just as addicting as the others. Contrary to popular belief codeine or morphine

FINDING THE BEST NON-12-STEP RECOVERY PROGRAMS

The 12-step program is a model of recovery that relies on peer support and group discussion to help addicts or alcoholics deal with the triggers of their addiction and understand that they are not alone in their fight. But this

THE BENEFITS OF INPATIENT DRUG REHAB

Once someone has admitted to and realizes that they have a problem with drugs, recovery can begin. After this realization has been made, the next step is for the person to enter a treatment program. This comes early on in

The Top Three Benefits of Inpatient Rehabilitation for Alcoholism

There are so many factors to consider when making decisions about alcohol addiction treatment. One of the most important things to consider is the type of treatment program to choose. There are various programs that can be utilized, and this

THE SOBER LIVING HOME: STARTING LIFE AGAIN

The road to recovery is a difficult process.  During a stay at an inpatient rehabilitation facility, a recovering person may ask questions such as:   How will I adjust to life after rehab? What happens when I am confronted with