Drug Addiction Rehab and Relapse | First Step High Desert Drug Use Recovery

Drug Addiction Rehab and Relapse

While everyone would wish that drug rehab always results in a totally changed lifestyle with no future use of the offending drug, this is sadly not always the case. In fact, statistics from the National Institute of Drug Abuse show that 40 to 60 percent of people who have stopped taking an addictive drug eventually…

Taking Steps Against Opoiods Overdose | Dr. Matney Victorville Rehabilitation

Taking Steps Against Opoiods Overdose

While great strides have been made in the U.S. as far as addressing the growing opioid overdose epidemic, more is certainly needed to curb the huge number of deaths that are seen each year due to this fatal practice. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that around 28,000 Americans die each year…

Drug Addiction and Yoga | Apple Valley & Hesperia Rehabilitation & Recovery

Drug Addiction and Yoga

Most people know yoga as an up-and-coming type of exercise that improves strength and focus without being extremely physically taxing. Because of its focus on the connection between the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of an individual, it is appropriate for use in most drag addiction rehab facilities. It can be practiced during rehab, and…

What Is National Recovery Month? | Victorville First Step Recovery Center

What Is National Recovery Month?

This September, substance use treatment professionals, individuals who have successfully gone through treatment and friends or family of recovered addicts are celebrating National Recovery Month. Celebrated every year for the past 27 years, this year’s theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery! to celebrate the integral role that family…

The Potential Dangers of Pain Medication | Dr. Matney First Step Drug Addiction Recovery Center

The Potential Dangers of Pain Medication

When most people think of those who are addicted to drugs, they think of average people who have been hooked on illegal drugs for no particular reason. However, what most forget is that many of these individuals who struggle with addiction also struggle with other disease processes and mental conditions that add multiple layers of…