Planning Sober Summer Events | Victorville Drug Addictions & Rehabilitation

Planning Sober Summer Events

Whether individuals have gone through alcohol addiction themselves or know someone who has, a sober party is a good option to remove temptation from the path of those who are most likely to fall back into unhealthy drinking habits. In fact, many people who have overcome alcohol addiction have never let those close to them…

How Well Do 12-Step Programs Work? | Victorville Rehabilitation Center

How Well Do 12-Step Programs Work?

There have been plenty of studies performed in the past decade looking at how effective 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, really are. Those who have had good success in the programs tend to cheer the groups on loudly while those who have not been successful tend to remain in the background. However, it is…

The Role of Grandparents in the Opioid Crisis | Hesperia Rehabilitation Center

The Role of Grandparents in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic surging across the nation has affected countless numbers of individuals who have become addicted to these dangerous drugs. However, another group of people being affected indirectly is grandparents. As the epidemic has spread, untold numbers of adults getting ready to enjoy the last 20 to 30 years remaining to them in retirement…

Concurrent Benefits of Drug Rehabilitation | Victorville First Step Recovery

Concurrent Benefits of Drug Rehabilitation

Many would agree that drug rehab is an excellent choice for someone who is addicted to prescription or illegal drugs. They would say that rehab can help them replace the need for dangerous drugs with something safer. However, numerous concurrent benefits come along with attending outpatient or inpatient rehab. While some may not be immediately…

Struggles for the Children of Drug Addicts | High Desert First Step Rehabilitation

Struggles for the Children of Drug Addicts

While much of the talk about the ongoing opioid addiction epidemic focuses on those who are buying, selling and using the drugs, one of the hardest hit sectors from all of this is the children of the opioid addicts. These children often deal with unspeakable circumstances, terrible living conditions and abuse as they struggle to…

When Inpatient Rehab Is the Best Choice | Apple Valley First Step Recovery Center

When Inpatient Rehab Is the Best Choice

The two basic types of rehabilitation from drug or alcohol dependency are inpatient and outpatient treatment. Outpatient treatment can provide daily care, but support is limited during the evening and nighttime hours and patients are left to return to their own homes at night. In many cases, outpatient treatment is preferable because it is cheaper…