All About SMART Recovery

We’ve all heard of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and Nicotine Anonymous, but have you heard of Smart Recovery? SMART stands for Self-Management and Recovery Training and it’s an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous.   SMART is also a program that supports people with addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders. The main difference between SMART recovery and…

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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.…

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Benzodiazepines and the Best Recovery Options

In 1996, 8.1 million adult Americans filled a prescription for benzodiazepines. By 2013, this number had increased by 67% with 13.5 million Americans using benzodiazepines. At the same time, the number of these pills being used also tripled. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there were almost 9000 deaths from benzo overdose…

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Southern California the Best Place for Sober Living Treatment

Why is Southern California the Best Place for Sober Living Treatment?

As rates of addiction in the United States continue to be problematic, many areas of the country have become well-versed in the treatments necessary for recovery. Why is Southern California the Best Place for Sober Living Treatment? In the state of California, rehab aftercare is recognized as vitally important for long term recovery. After someone…

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