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How Exercise Impacts Recovery

How Exercise Impacts Recovery

Exercise brings with it many benefits, including for those who are recovering from substance use disorders. The ways that exercise impacts recovery include:1 Improved cardiovascular function Increased energy levels Stronger, healthier bones Better muscle tone and...
How to Recognize the Signs of an Impending Relapse

How to Recognize the Signs of an Impending Relapse

A relapse starts with a lapse, which is an instance of using once you’re in recovery. A relapse occurs when brain function changes due to using again, and you’re once again using compulsively despite negative consequences. Three Stages of an Impending...
How Do People Become Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol?

How Do People Become Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol?

Addiction is caused by a combination of physical, mental and environmental factors. Addiction is a chronic and progressive disease of the brain that leads the person to feel compelled to take addictive substances despite being aware of the negative consequences of...
A Holistic Approach to Treatment: Mind, Spirit and Body

A Holistic Approach to Treatment: Mind, Spirit and Body

When the 12 Step program was introduced through Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1930s, it revolutionized the approach to addiction treatment. Prior to that, the focus of treatment was on getting people to use willpower to stay off drugs or alcohol. Today, the 12 Step...
Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles

Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a thriving, creative city, but it’s one where drug abuse, addiction and dependence are serious problems.1 Drug overdose, including alcohol, is the fourth leading cause of death in Los Angeles County, and drug offenses account for the highest...