Top Opiate Addiction Treatment & Detox

by baladmin | November 30, 2012

Opiate and opioid drugs are intensely addictive, highly dangerous and can be potentially fatal. The opioid family includes the naturally occurring opiates morphine and codeine, as well as their synthetic and semi-synthetic derivatives. These include heroin, methadone and a variety of prescription pain medications.Balboa Horizons’ clinical team is highly trained to deal with the challenges involved […]

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Legal Drugs, Deadly Outcomes

by baladmin | November 13, 2012

Prescription drug overdoses now claim more lives than heroin and cocaine combined, fueling a doubling of drug-related deaths in the United States over the last decade. Take a look at this insightful, investigative series from the LA Times that brings much needed attention to this growing epidemic.

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Opiate Addiction on the Rise

by baladmin | October 31, 2012

Opiates are powerfully addictive, both physically and psychologically; the withdrawal process is severe. Symptoms of withdrawal include suicidal ideation, cold sweats, immobility, insomnia, severe diarrhea, abnormal body temperature and heartbeat, and clinical depression. Professional help is needed. Abuse of prescription drugs is rising among American young adults even as use of other drugs seems to […]

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September is Recovery Month

by baladmin | September 14, 2012

Balboa Horizons proudly supports National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, applauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible! Recovery Month spreads the positive […]

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