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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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Detox from Hell?

Detox. From drugs or alcohol. Easier said than done. Coming off alcohol or drugs such as opiates, heroin or even fentanyl, can be mortal. Yes. Death. Some detox centers state the country has it all wrong. And that’s where we step up. Providing quality staff and professionals such as doctors as well as the right medications can make withdrawal and…

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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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Heroin Addiction San Diego

  http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/How-an-Opioid-Prescription-Led-a-Former-US-Navy-Sailor-to-Heroin-Addiction-420416124.html “They knew something was going on but didn’t know what exactly,” the Navy sailor from USS San Diego said about his yearlong, undetected addiction to heroin. The heroin epidemic calls for a conversation, awareness and sharing of best practices, interventions and treatment at the specific level of severity. Yes, opiate prescriptions are an open can of worms which...
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Women’s Sober Living

La Jolla Recovery’s success in sober living for women and demand for women’s rehab has been leading our team to look for an ideal home for future recovery homes. We are happy to announce our new San Diego facility for women’s rehab and sober living. Thank you to those who pushed us to create and attend those women who are…

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