Life After Heroin

I sometimes reminisce on the days when I was getting loaded. I would observe pedestrians passing by living daily lives, and doing normal things. I would always think to myself,

How Animal-Assisted Therapy Can Aid in Substance Abuse

  Written by Lucy Windham   Substance abuse affects men and women from all walks of life and social strata. According to the California Department of Public Health, about 11

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Maintaining Sobriety: Ways to Stay Sober After Detox

Most addicts will tell you that breaking free from addiction is not a one-step process: it is a daily decision and often requires incredible vigilance for a long period of

Are you trying to bump or booze your way to a thinner you?

  By David Heitz   It happens everywhere, but certainly more so in Southern California: People wind up addicted to drugs or alcohol in what began as a quest to

bridging the gap


  “Don’t doubt the process – you deserve a great life.”   “The Great Despair: that’s (uh)… that’s the term later generations used to describe this period of time,” is

Is a cure for cocaine addiction as sure as the sunrise?

  By David Heitz   Anyone who ever has tooted quality cocaine knows how incredibly addictive it can be.   And did you know it also is very dangerous? Heroin

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3 Things I Learned that Changed the Direction of my Recovery

I don’t know what it is about certain messages that create a spiritual awakening. You can’t predict when they happen, but they happen constantly for me when I seek out

My Recovery Story: Cody

My Recovery Story: Cody

Luke 4:18-19 – 18 “The Spirit of the LORD is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim

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Heroin Rehab Orange County

The Heroin Crisis in Orange County: An Exploding Problem The recent explosion in the addiction crisis across America has not discriminated in the populations it has affected. Young, old, wealthy,

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Higher Power: Addiction and Recovery

Higher Power: Addiction Treatment & Recovery By Cody McNabb Coming into recovery we have developed multiple views on a Higher Power. If you are religious, and have a good relationship