How to Stay Sober on New Years Eve

by Balboa Horizons | December 26, 2017

How to stay sober on New Year’s Eve?  The champagne is flowing and the party is raging, it’s New Year’s Eve. It’s a universal symbol for new beginnings and a simultaneous threat to those same resolutions. Drinking can feel like part of the tradition, but it’s also part of the danger – even for those […]

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Find a Rehab Near Me

by Balboa Horizons | December 14, 2017

How to Find a Rehab Near Me?  This has been a difficult task for many struggling with substance abuse and addiction. The challenge of finding a place that I like and can also use my insurance has been painstaking. I feel like giving up. If you have faced the above situation then you know that […]

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Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Rehab

by Balboa Horizons | December 8, 2017

10 Questions to ask before choosing a rehab Rehab is a huge investment of time and money, with your wellness and livelihood on the line. Every rehab program is unique, just like its patients. It’s up to you to ask the hard questions to decide what program is right for you and/or your loved ones. […]

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Dangers of Drunk Driving

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Dangers of Drunk Driving: 10 Facts About Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol We’ve heard so much about the dangers of drunk driving, it’s almost become white noise. We accept that the act is bad without looking into the specific and widespread damage it causes on a daily basis. We break it down: First things […]

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Over the Counter Drug Abuse by Teens and Young Adults

by Balboa Horizons | October 5, 2017

Just because they’re legal, doesn’t mean they are safe from abuse. (OTC) Over the Counter drug abuse by teens and young adults is at an alarming rate, all chasing a “legal high.” Approximately 1 out of every 11 teens has abused some sort of OTC medicine while abuse of OTC drugs is most common among […]

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The Value of JCAHO Accredited Treatment Centers

by Balboa Horizons | October 4, 2017

Neither addiction nor treatment should not be taken lightly. The decision to get clean and treat addiction is a serious one. Rehab is a gross investment of time, money, and self – a happy successful sober life depends on proper care. Explaining the value of jcaho accredited treatment centers is a top priority at Balboa […]

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Rock to Recovery

by Balboa Horizons | August 14, 2017

Rock to Recovery gives individuals in all manner of recovery a chance to create original music working as a group—in essence, forming a band—with professional musicians also in recovery. This innovative program was launched and incubated at Balboa Horizons Recovery Services in Orange County, California, and is now in over 30 treatment centers. Rock to […]

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Dangers Of Drug Abuse

by Balboa Horizons | June 9, 2017

Dangers Of Drug Abuse “Drugs are bad,” is not necessarily breaking news. But for those trapped in addiction, the negative side effects may not feel as obvious. However, they are a present danger, and occur whether or not an addict recognizes them. Here are a few of the dangers of drug abuse. Health Issues, on […]

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What Makes Rehab Effective

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What makes rehab effective What’s so great about rehab anyway? Honestly, a lot of things. Most addicts don’t believe they have a problem, or they can tackle the monster of addiction on their own. But you’re not just addicted – likely, everything in your life revolves around your addiction: your friendships, your relationships, your daily […]

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Opiate Epidemic Orange County

by Balboa Horizons | June 8, 2017

Opiate Epidemic Orange County: The Real OC Orange County: vacation destination, land of the financially elite, and hub to one of America’s most dangerous epidemics. The Opiate Epidemic Orange County and its accompanying addictions and devastation run rampant across its glittering beaches and rolling hills. According to the Orange County Register, as of April 2017, drug […]

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