Why is Southern California PHP Treatment Beneficial?

Why is Southern California PHP Treatment Beneficial? If you’ve become more reliant on alcohol or drugs to the extent it’s interfering with your life, you might be overwhelmed by the volume of treatment options at your disposal in Southern California. Broadly, speaking, addiction treatment falls into one of the following two categories: Inpatient rehab Outpatient…

What Does Medication-Assisted Treatment Involve?

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a term used to describe the delivery of treatment for alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder using specific and FDA-approved medication. Medication is often used during the detox phase of recovery, but MAT is effective at all levels of care, including outpatient treatment. It’s a common misconception that medication-assisted treatment…

Costs and Benefits of Attending a PHP Program

PHPs (partial hospitalization programs) are commonly called day programs. With this form of addiction treatment, you’ll benefit from intensive treatment suitable for a variety of substance use disorders. PHPs also work well for treating alcohol use disorder.             Partial hospitalization programs give you the support and structure vital for mild…

COVID-19 Mental Health Strain Connection to Xanax Abuse

Xanax is the most famous brand name anxiety drug as also branded as alprazolam, a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines, also commonly referred to as benzos, are a family of drugs including Klonopin, Valium, and Ativan. If the name Xanax sounds familiar, that’s not surprising. Xanax is the most widely prescribed psychiatric medication in the US, and it’s…

Signs of Substance Abuse in Youth

Youth substance abuse can increase the likelihood of a teen developing an addiction to drink or drugs when they reach adulthood. Substance use disorder is becoming more prevalent in schools as shows and media demonstrate false glorification of the effects of drug usage. It’s important, though to make a distinction between the routine use of…

Everything You Need to Know About Alcoholics Anonymous

Addiction is a difficult disease to overcome. It is a physical, spiritual, and emotional disease that convinces a person that they are not addicted. Once a person has successfully detoxed from alcohol, the hard work starts then. Staying abstinent from alcohol is difficult for people struggling with an alcohol use disorder due to environmental triggers.…