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. There are many differences between smart and alcoholics anonymous and depending on your own personal struggles one can be More effective than the other.…


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.…


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…

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…

symptoms of alcohol withdrawal

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol addiction is potentially devastating, but so many people continue with problematic drinking simply because they’re scared at the thought of the alcohol withdrawal symptoms they can face. Is this a justifiable fear, though, and can alcohol withdrawal really be dangerous? We’ll be diving deep into this knotty issue today, and it’s essential to do…