5 Myths About Drug Abuse and Addiction

5 Myths About Drug Abuse and Addiction

Overcoming addiction is simply a matter of willpower Long term drug use alters the brain in ways that result in powerful cravings and a compulsion to use. When the way the brain functions is changed it can make things much more difficult to overcome. This makes it...
Treatment for Depression in Southern California

Treatment for Depression in Southern California

What is Depression Therapy? Depression is like a dark cloud that is constantly overhead. Sometimes it can feel like you will never escape the storm. The overwhelming feeling of hopelessness can be like a heavy weight, and it can take every ounce of energy just to get...
4 Common Myths About Addiction Relapse

4 Common Myths About Addiction Relapse

No matter how much we wish it wasn’t the case, relapse is a common part of recovery. In fact, relapse rates lie somewhere around 50 percent, with the chances of relapse being the greatest early on during sobriety. While we want to stress that relapse is common it is...
Anxiety Management and Recovery

Anxiety Management and Recovery

Have you found yourself asking, “Do I have an anxiety disorder?”   If you have found yourself asking this question, it might be time to talk to a specialist for a diagnosis. Diagnosing an anxiety disorder might be the first step in taking back control of your...