Posts Tagged ‘california’

The Power of a California Adventure in Recovery

The Power of a California Adventure in Recovery

Many studies conducted over the past decade indicate that humans today as a whole have become incredibly disconnected from nature. This disconnection has increased even further with the technological advances in the past decade alone. People spend more time on their phones than taking in their surroundings. This disconnect has caused both mental and physical…

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Is California Sobriety a Thing?

Is California Sobriety a Thing?

If you have followed the stories of celebrities who have struggled with addiction, you may have heard specific methods or narratives they are questioning. Specifically, celebrity Demi Lovato used the term “California Sober” to describe her sobriety and recovery. At its core, the concept of being California Sober embodies the idea of abstaining from select…

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California Suicide Rates

California Suicide Rates

Suicide has been an ongoing national issue for decades. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides us with three distinct¬†definitions to keep in mind when discussing suicide. They define suicide as a “death caused by self-directed injurious behavior with intent to die as a result of the behavior.” A suicide attempt is described as…

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Most Commonly Used Substances in California

Most Commonly Used Substances in California

There are a number of substances, and even behaviors, that individuals frequently fall victim to in addiction. Additionally, some are more common than others. We often see individuals who struggle with alcohol, opioids, or sometimes even battle with food. Despite these commonalities, it has taken a while for the stigmatization of addiction, substance use, and…

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Tips for Transitioning From Treatment to Recovery in California

The transition from treatment to recovery is not always a smooth ride. There is no actual end of the road regarding addiction, but thankfully, real-life recovery is happening all around us. Recovery from addiction is a life-long process that takes a lot of hard work and determination. The journey will undoubtedly have its bumps, but…

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substance abuse in California

Substance Abuse in California

  California is known for its glamour, party scenes, and seemingly magical feel. People often flock to the state in an attempt to make it big and chase their dreams. However, many individuals do not realize the cost it can take to make it to the top. Others have trouble dealing with the high price…

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