Enjoying wonderful food during a sober thanksgiving

3 Ways to Stay Sober For Thanksgiving

Like many holidays, Thanksgiving can be a source of great meaning and happiness. For this reason, people often find it as a reason to celebrate with friends and family, indulging in food and drinks. But for you, drinking alcohol during this delicate point of your life can be very detrimental to your recovery. Given that…

Group talks about their need for an IOP

What Can You Expect From an IOP?

If you are suffering from addiction but do not require round the clock medical attention, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) may be the right option for you. An IOP is a substance abuse rehab in which you receive comprehensive addiction treatment in CA without staying in the facility overnight. While a residential treatment program requires…

two men discuss the benefits of a PHP

What Are The Benefits of a PHP?

One treatment option for a person recovering from addiction is a partial hospitalization program (PHP) here at the District Recovery. This type of program lies between typical outpatient care and residential care, making it easy to create a personalized plan for each patient. Depending on a patient’s level of addiction, a partial hospitalization program could…

woman dealing with long term side effects of heroin

Long-Term Side Effects of Heroin

Continued abuse of any drug could easily have lasting impacts on your body and health. Heroin is no different. Furthermore, heroin’s highly addictive nature makes it even more dangerous. Continued use of the drug will create several long-lasting psychological and physical complications. By learning the long-term side effects of heroin and how heroin addiction treatment,…

woman talking with therapist in outpatient rehab

Outpatient Rehab When You’re Too Busy for Treatment

Continued substance use often takes a toll on your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. While it is highly recommended that those battling addictions seek treatment, sometimes, they might have commitments that they cannot excuse themselves from. However, thanks to the outpatient program, your treatment doesn’t have to wait. This post aims to share insights into…

patient learning the risk factors for addiction

6 Risk Factors for Addiction: What You Can Do

Understanding the reasons why some individuals are more susceptible to developing an addiction than others can be challenging. Research has found that while anyone can develop a drug addiction, several factors increase someone’s risk of developing a substance abuse disorder. District Recovery can help you or your loved one put preventative measures in place and…

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Signs of Drug Addiction

Substance use affects people from different backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses. Whether prescribed or recreational, continued drug use increases tolerance levels and physical dependence. Ultimately, this leads to addiction, which can be deadly if not treated. One factor that enables immediate addiction treatment is recognizing addiction signs early on. This post will discuss what those signs…

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How to Maintain Your Mental Wellness After Rehab

While completing a drug and alcohol rehab program is a significant accomplishment; it is only the beginning of your recovery journey. When leaving rehab, some people might be excited to start their new lives, but others might be apprehensive. While relapse is always a possibility, paying attention to your mental wellness even after rehab can…

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Activities and Places to Avoid After Rehab

The successful completion of alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation processes is a crucial milestone in recovery. However, you still have the lifelong task of preventing relapse and sustaining sobriety. It is essential to contact a therapist for continuing therapy programs after rehab for relapse prevention. Rehab centers grant you access to treatment programs and necessary…