What Happens at a Family Recovery Meeting

by Balboa Horizons | May 6, 2016

For those new to recovery the idea of taking an hour out of ones day to attend a recovery meeting sounds like a total downer. Who would want to listen to other people talk about their problems? Funny thing is, a lot of people find it incredibly effective in helping tthemselves emotionally and supporting their family […]

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95% of Alcoholics Have Hypoglycemia

by baladmin | September 16, 2014

Studies have shown that most alcoholics suffer from Hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar, or when our bodies do not have enough sugar to use as fuel. Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar (glucose) is too low. Blood sugar below 70 mg/dL is considered low, and blood sugar at or below this level can harm us. […]

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Is Binge Drinking Alcoholism?

by baladmin | August 2, 2014

What is Binge Drinking? Binge drinking is dangerous and can be just as detrimental as daily alcoholic drinking. Binge drinking is measured as the consumption of at least five drinks in a row for men and four drinks in a row for women. In the past decade large scale studies have been conducted regarding the […]

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Does 12 Step Recovery Work?

by baladmin | July 30, 2014

12 step recovery works when other methods of treatment fail. In fact, for the last 79 years, the 12 step recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous has been so successful that many other 12 step programs have been established. The only difference is that alcohol is exchanged for the addiction, i.e.: Cocaine Anonymous aka (CA). Now […]

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Young Peoples AA Conference in California April 3-6, 2014 – Don’t Miss it!

by baladmin | March 17, 2014

Young Adults in Recovery Balboa Horizons has worked with thousands of young people on their journey to recovery. We are a 12 step based program augmented with state of the art addiction therapy. Our young adult clients achieve lasting long term recovery as a result of their ongoing attendance in Alcoholics Anonymous. We encourage all […]

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