The Dangers of Binge Drinking and the Road to Recovery

In a world that often romanticizes the idea of unwinding with a drink or two, the line between social drinking and excessive alcohol consumption can become blurred. Binge drinking, a pattern of alcohol consumption that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08 g/dL or higher, is a concerning phenomenon with far-reaching consequences. In this

November 29, 2023 | by Paul Garcia

Unmasking the Dangers of Fentanyl Addiction: A Comprehensive Exploration

In recent years, the opioid epidemic has surged, claiming lives and leaving communities grappling with the devastating effects of addiction. Among the potent opioids contributing to this crisis, fentanyl stands out as an exceptionally dangerous substance. Understanding the perils of fentanyl addiction is crucial for individuals, families, and communities alike. In this comprehensive exploration, we

November 19, 2023 | by Paul Garcia
Lead Recovery Addiction Treatment

Navigating the Path to Recovery: A Comprehensive Guide to Finding the Best Drug and Alcohol Detox Center in Orange County

Introduction: Embarking on the journey to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a courageous and transformative decision. Choosing the right detox center in Orange County is a critical step toward achieving lasting sobriety. With numerous options available, it’s essential to navigate this decision-making process with careful consideration and a focus on finding the best

| by Paul Garcia
Orange County Rehab

⅓ Of Internet Users Feel Addicted To The Internet

    According to a recent study by GfK, over one third of people who use the internet have a hard time getting off the internet and agree with the feeling that they are addicted to the internet. While internet use disorder is not yet officially listed in the DSM, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

July 29, 2017 | by leadrecovery

Use Your Anxious Energy For Being Productive Instead Of Destructive

Anxiety can be an overwhelming experience which feels like it can cause destruction when it takes over. Through treatment and recovery you can learn how to effectively manage your anxiety and turn that energy into something productive rather than something destructive. Recognize that your anxiety is creating energy that needs to be used: Anxiety operates

July 27, 2017 | by leadrecovery

3 Of The Simplest Ways To Support A Loved One In Recovery

  It is a challenge loving and supporting someone who is in recovery. Coping with emotions and thoughts that someone else struggles to cope with on their own is difficult. Participating in your own recovery is essential for supporting someone else’s recovery. You need to be able to recognize when you are out of check

July 25, 2017 | by leadrecovery

6 Ways To Stop Your Next Self-Harm Thoughts

  Some people recommend opting for an alternative to pain by creating a more subtle pain that isn’t harmful. Acting in recovery from self-harm means moving toward behaviors that don’t involve hurting yourself, in order to rewire the brain and create new habits. Use a shock-behavior to snap out of the feelings: Small behaviors like

July 23, 2017 | by leadrecovery

Depression Doesn’t Always Live On The Surface

  From the minute someone with depression wakes up to the minute they go to sleep, they are confronted with the symptoms of their depression, without any advanced warning of how intense the symptoms will be. Mornings can be particularly difficult when someone with depression has to challenge themselves to get out of bed and

July 21, 2017 | by leadrecovery

Going To The Doctor When You Have An Eating Disorder

  Doctor’s can be less than tactful. They aren’t there to judge you or give you their personal opinion on how you look or how you should feel about how you look. A doctor’s purpose is to do no harm and to treat you to the best of their ability. Instead, many often are uninformed

July 19, 2017 | by leadrecovery

Use Mindfulness To Your Benefit As A Leader

  Mindfulness in leadership is a priceless tool. In recovery, we have an opportunity to become a leader, blazing the trail toward healthy and balanced living, clean and sober from our addictions. With mindfulness you notice, not sweat, the small stuff Mindfulness is learning to stop and smell the roses without worrying about the thorns.

July 17, 2017 | by leadrecovery

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