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…

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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…

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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…

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Benefits of Physical Movement and Substance Abuse Treatment

Just as there are many different types of addiction, so there are many different types of addiction treatment. You, your loved ones, and family members may be looking for the right treatment and don’t know where to start. However, the good news is, if you’re looking for substance abuse programs in OC, you’re spoiled for choice.…

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What is a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

Almost 15 million Americans have alcohol use disorder, according to the 2019 NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Today we’ll go over some ways to identify characteristics of a high-functioning alcoholic and how to help a high-functioning alcoholic. Stereotypically, people with compulsive or otherwise problematic drinking habits struggle to function effectively day-to-day. This is…

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