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Yes, There IS an App for That – Post Rehab

Yes, There IS an App for That – Post Rehab

There truly is a app for everything these days, including post-rehab help. These apps, coupled with continued out-patient treatment are helping people stay sober with just a few screen swipes at a time. Yes, There IS an App for That – Post Rehab One of the hardest parts of rehab is leaving it. It’s important […]

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Deciding on a Treatment Facility

Deciding on a Treatment Facility

When it comes to deciding on a treatment facility, there are a number of questions you should ask. We’ll review what those questions should be so that you can make an informed decision. Addiction Twenty-three million Americans age 12 or older suffer from addiction to either drugs or alcohol. Addiction can tear families and friendships […]

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Does Rehab Work?

Does Rehab Work?

A common question we receive is “does rehab really work?” Truthfully, it’s a hard question to answer. Yes, it does, but addiction is not something that has a one time fix. Someone must continually work on their addiction for the lessons that were learned during rehab to truly “work.” Does Rehab Work? If you were […]

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Athletes and Illegal Drug Use

Athletes and Illegal Drug Use

Last December, Clemson football players Deon Cain, Ammon Lakip, and Jay Jay McCullough were suspended from playing after failing drug tests. This wasn’t the first time for Lakip – he was arrested for cocaine possession and DUI earlier in the year. And last year, in the UK, four soccer players tested positive for cocaine. Last August, a […]

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What To Do AFTER Rehab

What To Do AFTER Rehab

One of the hardest parts of a rehab program, apart from entering it, is leaving it. You’ve had a strong support team – in the form of doctors, therapists, and fellow patients – for the past weeks or even months. So what happens when you walk out of those doors and into the “real” world? […]

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Whittney Ferguson Loses Battle with Addiction

Whittney Ferguson Loses Battle with Addiction

After struggling with an addiction to heroin and methamphetamine, Whittney Ferguson passed away on December 11. The 25-year-old from Knappa, Oregon was undergoing detox in West Hollywood. Whittney Ferguson Loses Battle with Addiction After three years of being in and out of hospitals and rehab, Whittney seemed to have turned the corner. She was regularly attending recovery group […]

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Buying Drugs Online: The New Problem

Buying Drugs Online: The New Problem

Everything became “easier” with the internet – even buying drugs. Buying Drugs Online: The New Problem Just a little over two years ago, federal agents tracked down and arrested Ross Ulbricht, the head of the online market Silk Road. And while the Silk Road, long known for being the online one-stop-shop for illegal drugs, has been […]

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Drake Bell Arrested for DUI

Drake Bell Arrested for DUI

This past Monday former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. After being pulled over for speeding and swerving out of lanes in Glendale, the arresting police officers noticed the smell of alcohol coming from the 29-year-old’s car. He failed an on-site sobriety test and was in jail for […]

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Addiction During the Holidays

Addiction During the Holidays

There is never an easy time of year to deal with addiction. But cravings for use can be compounded during the holiday months. The holiday season is stressful – for anyone. For some reason, what’s meant to be a joyous time of year can often be the time of year that brings tremendous pressures and […]

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Rising Meth Problems in San Diego

Rising Meth Problems in San Diego

Years ago, El Cajon was known as the world’s crystal meth capital. Small-scale labs in motor homes, apartments, and trailers, and apartments created meth that was about 50 percent pure. Those small operations are tiny compared to whats happening now just across the border from San Diego. What is Meth? Meth is a white, odorless, bitter-tasting crystalline […]

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