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Why Do People Use Drugs and Alcohol More During the Holidays?

Why Do People Use Drugs and Alcohol More During the Holidays? The holidays are a time when many people like to let loose and enjoy themselves. For some, that means drinking more alcohol or using drugs than usual. But why do people tend to use drugs and alcohol more during the holiday season? There are a few possible reasons. The…

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What drugs on the street are high school and college kids doing in 2022?

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What drugs on the street are high school and college kids doing in 2022? It’s hard to believe, but the end of 2022 is just around the corner. By this time, high school and college kids have been doing drugs that are very different from ten or even a couple of years ago. In this blog post, we will take…

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Petting a Dog Might Be More Beneficial Than You Thought

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Petting a Dog Might Be More Beneficial Than You Thought We all know that petting our dogs or pets feels good, but how does it affect us? Research has found that our prefrontal cortex, the area of our brain that has a higher level of decision-making, is stimulated and helps us become more attentive and emotionally engaged when petting our…

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If You Are Married to A Drug Addict, Should You Continue to Live with Them and Be Miserable?

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If You Are Married to A Drug Addict, Should You Continue to Live with Them and Be Miserable?   This is one of those questions that I hesitate to answer because there are so many variables to consider. This is a question you need to answer yourself, whether you are the drug addict or the partner of the addict.  Luckily,…

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When Individuals Believe They Need a Drug to Feel Good or Act Normal

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When Individuals Believe They Need a Drug to Feel Good or Act Normal “…there is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a weekend, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon…” From the book “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley (1932) is available in the…

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How do I File a Judicial Claim to Obtain a Settlement Related to Opioids?

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How do I File a Judicial Claim to Obtain a Settlement Related to Opioids? I am an attorney at law, and I was involved with litigation against pharmaceutical companies, many court battles, and settlements. One thing is for sure; I was and still am shocked because of this company’s conduct, which in many cases was downright criminal. Don´t believe me?…

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Why Sober Living is Important After Detox?

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Why Sober Living is Important After Detox? Recovering from substance abuse requires effort for the rest of your life. Although detox and a simple rehab program may get you sober, you need a lot of work and assistance for this to become long-term. Going back home after therapy threatens their capacity to stay sober for numerous people. If your life…

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How to Choose the Best Gym

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How to Choose the Best Gym At La Jolla Recovery, we have seen how aside from our programs, living a healthy life by exercising is essential and backed by research. However, is it indispensable for you to join a gym? Before you go shopping, ask yourself this question, this would be the suggestion of a personal trainer. A gym membership…

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How To Deal with The Manipulation of An Addict

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How To Deal with The Manipulation of An Addict When you care about someone who has an addiction, you may find some of their conduct illogical, unsettling and we know this very well here at La Jolla Recovery. Two ordinary threads you can identify in almost all addictions (alcohol, eating, sex, or drugs) are lies and manipulation from the addict….

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Why Do I Get High Before Meeting My Family In the Holidays?

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Why Do I Get High Before Meeting My Family In the Holidays? I feel it’s natural to feel nervous on certain occasions, I mean like going on a date or other circumstances make me feel butterflies in my stomach. Still, there are certain moments when I feel apprehensive and self-conscious even shame, and I start imagining what others are thinking…

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