The Value of Healthy Self-Worth in Recovery

by baladmin | August 14, 2019

The value of healthy self-worth in recovery is crucial. Feelings of worthlessness, self-pity and shame are common feelings to addicts and alcoholics, especially in early recovery. Shame and remorse from past mistakes often haunt their thoughts and reaffirm what addicts and alcoholics believe about themselves:  they have no worth. So how does an alcoholic or addict […]

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Tennessee Alcohol Drug Rehab Treatment: 12 Step Rehab Recovery

by baladmin | June 24, 2019

Tennessee Alcohol Drug Rehab Treatment: 12 Step Rehab Recovery: Recovering from alcohol and drug addiction requires individual courage and the support of those who understand what it takes to begin, and maintain recovery. English Mountain Recovery is a 36-bed residential treatment facility located in the Smokey Mountains of East Tennessee. Here our professional and dedicated […]

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Are Californians Safe from Seasonal Affective Disorder?

by Balboa Horizons | January 7, 2019

A seasonal analysis of drug overdose deaths in major California metropolitan areas The holiday season is here! Regardless of your heritage, familial traditions or religion, the final months of the year are a chance for us to get together with our loved ones to celebrate. For many, this time of year is cause for worry, […]

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2018 REEL Recovery Film Festival

by Balboa Horizons | August 21, 2018

Balboa Horizons is a proud sponsor of the 10th annual REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium going on October 24th-30th at the Laemmle’s Royal Theater in West Los Angeles. This year opening night will feature an extraordinary documentary on the late former professional surfer Andy Irons entitled Andy Irons: Kissed by God, directed by Steve Jones and Todd […]

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California Addiction Treatment

by baladmin | April 5, 2018

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in California Alcohol and drug addiction treatment in California is an amazing and unique experience. The Golden State offers the perfect climate and sunshine all year round with a few days here and there of precipitation. Recovery in California for drugs and alcohol is even more unique, because it incorporates […]

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How to Stop Using Drugs When You’ve Been Using Every Day

by Balboa Horizons | April 3, 2018

How to stop using drugs when you’ve been using every day. Whether you are taking prescription medication or using illicit drugs every day you may have tried to stop using on your own at some point. Drugs in most forms take their toll on individuals often leaving them without hope and with the same symptoms […]

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Fidget Spinners for Anxiety in Recovery

by Balboa Horizons | January 23, 2018

Spinning, flipping, and turning everywhere are fidget spinners and fidget spinners for anxiety in recovery is a fairly new concept. Regardless of opinion is there any truths to fidget spinners or are they still just toys? Our admissions representative decided to try one out for a week. At first it was weird and kind of […]

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Weather Effects on Substance Abuse

by Balboa Horizons | January 19, 2018

Have you ever woke up and looked outside and thought, it’s going to be a great day?  When asking the question regarding weather effects on substance abuse many of us rely on our experiences. Is there a reason why the murder rates in Chicago increase when ice cream sales increase? Seattle has a reputation for being a […]

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Detoxing from Heroin

by Balboa Horizons | January 16, 2018

Feeling the pain of detoxing from heroin? The endless torment of heroin withdrawal includes hot and cold sweats, irritability, kicking, and the constant need for a fix. The lack of willpower to help combat these symptoms only makes things worse. So how do you know if you should go into inpatient detox? Not all heroin […]

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Facing Life with Addiction: Get Back into the Water

by Balboa Horizons | January 11, 2018

Facing Life with Addiction: Get Back into the Water If you are currently active in your addiction and losing focus on what matters in life and have quit surfing because of drugs or alcohol then you are about to get a little motivation to help you become awesome again. When life gets to the point […]

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