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Massage Therapy for Drug Addiction

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How massage helps in recovering from drug addiction Massages probably represent the oldest therapeutic tool, which the human being has used to provide and provide a natural resource for pain. With the passage of time these techniques have been perfected resulting in various types of massage, from relaxation to affective or sensual; going specifically for the therapeutic of the sanitary…

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What is Codependency? 

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What is codependency?  Merriam Webster defines it as follows: A psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (such as an addiction to alcohol or heroin). Wikipedia‘s definition:  Codependency is a behavioral condition in a relationship where one person enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health,…

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Anxiety

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Everyone has different ways to lower or numb, to avoid, or to flee from anxiety.  These mechanisms are in themselves ways of dealing with anxiety, and among them are addictions. Eat, drink alcohol, go to work or exercise compulsively, any excess that you do compulsively, that you cannot stop and that helps you to get distracted from what you feel…

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Mass Overdose in California

Mass Overdose in California If it weren’t for naloxone and CPR, the death rate would have been greater than 1. Becoming accustomed to these overdose tallies (1 dead and 12 hospitalized) should not become the norm. Although it’s a blessing that police force is now equipped with Naloxone or Narcan, there is problem with Fentanyl and mixed substances that people…

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Linkin Park Singer Dead

One more great artist. Lost. To addiction. And we wonder what we will hear about Linkin Park. The depression. The dark side. The music to give it one last sell. Or will it be discussing drugs, alcohol and hopefully the opportunities to not have this happen again. What about the management, labels and studios? How are they involved? Did they…

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Suing Big Pharma

Ohio begins a lawsuit against the largest 5 pharmaceutical companies developing prescription opioids and is setting the tone for accountability and responsibility in the heroin addiction and opioid epidemic in the United States. Ohio is the second state after Mississippi to go after the pharmaceutical companies regarding their current heroin addiction epidemic. Ohio has recently seen an exponential growth in…

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Drug Rehabilitation

What makes communities safer? Incarceration or drug rehabilitation? As we prepare to see the impacts of Jeff Session’s mandatory minimums of drug cases, we look back on the 80’s drug war and the apparent reduced crime rate. With people behind bars for mandatory minimums, we simply want to remind those with strong feelings about alcohol and drug abuse the importance…

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Addiction San Diego

For student, the relief from exam stress, studying and being away from family, loved ones and a social structure, is many times an under supervised and unscheduled space where alcohol and drug abuse is easily taken to the next level. We want to invite you at La Jolla Recovery to reach out for questions whether a loved one or yourself…

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Celebrity Recovery

We commend Pete Davidson from SNL to speak about his sobriety and in a humorous yet honest way be genuine about the struggles and journey. It is said that comedy equals tragedy plus time. The timing couldn’t be better. In a time of opiate addiction from prescriptions to heroin and alcoholism affecting colleges and the mental health of many, a…

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San Diego Sober Living

A San Diego Charger Taking On SobrietyFrom the limelight to the light of sharing hopeRyan Leaf, a San Diego Charger, continues to push the yards with his passion for sobriety, pride of resilience in his story of overcoming addiction and persistence to push beyond the stigma of alcohol and drug abuse in sports. Sober for some years, he speaks of...
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