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Emotional Sobriety in Recovery

Emotional Sobriety in Recovery

Addiction recovery requires much more than staying sober from drugs or alcohol. Substance use disorder is a complex mental health condition that affects your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. To fully recover, you must work through the underlying emotional issues...

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Coping With Family Estrangement

Coping With Family Estrangement

Family dynamics are complex and constantly changing. Unfortunately, family relationships sometimes turn toxic and do more harm than good. Family estrangement occurs when an individual decides to sever contact with one or more of their family members. A Cornell...

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Teen Drug Addiction

Teen Drug Addiction

Over the last several decades more and more adolescents are experimenting with drugs. Teen drug addiction affects millions of families across the world. Many teenagers start experimenting with drugs and alcohol before they turn 13. Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug...

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Selecting a Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Selecting a Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Picking the Right Therapist in Los Angeles, CA There are many different reasons why a person may be seeking the guidance of a therapist. Life brings many challenges and the support and advice of an outside perspective can make a huge difference for a person. When it...

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Benefits of Therapy

Benefits of Therapy

5 Benefits of Therapy There are a myriad of reasons an individual can benefit from seeing a therapist. Every person is different and goes through different life experiences. The effects of the experiences one endures can be integrated differently into their lives....

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Therapy for Heroin Recovery

Therapy for Heroin Recovery

Heroin is a highly addictive opioid, drug that is derived from the opium plant, poppy. Heroin can be ingested intravenously (injected), via nasal inhalation (snorting/ sniffing) and/ or smoked. It works in one’s brain by adjusting one’s perception of pleasure and...

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5 Relapse Prevention Tips

5 Relapse Prevention Tips

Los Angeles is a city full of people with all kinds of agendas. A significant portion of the population in LA is sober and therefore the sober network in LA is vast. The year-round beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches and welcoming vibe lends itself well to individuals...

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Prescription Medication in Sobriety

Prescription Medication in Sobriety

Many recovering alcoholics have chemical imbalances and need to take prescription medication in sobriety. Generally I recommend that an alcoholic be sober for 90 days before an accurate diagnosis can be made. It’s normal for the recently sober drug addict and...

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