11 Things To Do and Eat in O.C.

by Balboa Horizons | July 20, 2016

  Orange County, California is not only an excellent place to get sober, it’s a fantastic place to visit. Each month, Balboa Horizons invites our clients’ loved ones to participate in our Family Program. Over the course of four days, family members learn to identify and address the problems they are facing and develop solutions […]

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Selecting A Therapist Post-Rehab

by baladmin | February 24, 2016

Many people who complete addiction rehab programs continue their recovery process in therapy. Working with a therapist post-treatment allows one the opportunity to continue combing through triggers and build upon strengths. One benefit of rehab is that a therapist that specializes in chemical addiction and co-occurring disorders is assigned to you. When you return home […]

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Balboa Horizons Recovery Tribe

by baladmin | November 12, 2015

By definition a tribe is a distinct people, dependent on their land for their livelihood, who are largely self-sufficient, and not integrated into a national society. In many ways Balboa Horizons is a tribe on the recovery battlefield. Addiction recovery provides the space for people to take a step back from their everyday lives and  […]

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Doing the Holidays In Recovery

by baladmin | November 10, 2015

The holidays can be a stressful time of year for all families, but especially for those affected by alcohol and drug addiction. Often there are many unresolved wounds that come up when engaging with one another. When it comes to the holidays it’s important to remember that everyone who shows up wants to build connection in […]

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David Cassidy Says, I Am an Alcoholic

by baladmin | June 10, 2014

David Cassidy talks to Piers Morgan about his regret and fight against alcoholism. David Cassidy says,”It’s very humbling and also humiliating”. David Cassidy was ordered to 90 days of rehab and 5 years probation following his last DUI offense in Florida.  At 63 years of age, David Cassidy, a television legend and entertainment icon is […]

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Sum 41 Front Man in Hospital from Alcoholism

by baladmin | May 23, 2014

Sum 41 front man Deryck Whibley announced that he is being treated in the hospital after alcoholism “finally caught up” with him. Collapsed Liver & Kidney from Alcohol Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 hospitalized for collapsed liver and kidney. ‘If I have one drink the docs say I will die’ Deryck wrote on his site […]

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90 Days Is A Good Time Amount to Start With in Recovery

by baladmin | October 12, 2010

August 2007 – One important discovery: evidence is building to support the 90-day rehabilitation model, which was stumbled upon by AA (new members are advised to attend a meeting a day for the first 90 days) and is the duration of a typical stint in a drug-treatment program. It turns out that this is just […]

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