The Time and Place to Say “I’m Sober”

by baladmin | January 2, 2016

Whether or not you share with people that you’re sober from drug and alcohol addiction is a personal choice. Some people believe that their recovery is a part of their identity and choose to wear their story on their sleeve. These people candidly joke, “I don’t drink. I am allergic to alcohol. I break out […]

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How to Get the Most out of Therapy

by baladmin | August 13, 2015

Sometimes therapy can feel like a carousel ride. You show-up. Pay a quarter. Have a seat. Take a spin around the mind. Return in a week. Do it all over again. What you may not be aware of is that the carousel ride on the couch is not the main attraction. What happens between the […]

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Parent Guide to Addiction

by baladmin | September 3, 2013

Matthew’s parents have been worried about him for a while now. The lifestyle and set of behaviors that Matthew has chosen is not leading him down a good life path, and his parents don’t know what to do. The hardest part was admitting to themselves that their son is an addict. Matthew’s parents had to […]

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What is Spice?

by baladmin | August 5, 2013

Have you heard of “Spice”, one synthetic form of marijuana? The drug creates a high that resemble that of weed and is marketed as safe, but the entire substance is manmade. Essentially spice is created by spraying specific chemical concoctions onto leaves and other plant materials. The dangers of the drug are not really presented […]

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Painless Detox-First Step in Rehab

by baladmin | January 15, 2013

The first step in the recovery process for some clients is detox. Detoxification of the drugs and alcohol in a painless and comfortable way is the optimum way to begin a new addiction treatment rehab program at Balboa Horizons. When our patient first arrives, we will assess his or her situation and then begin the […]

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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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Addiction Treatment for Young Women

by baladmin | October 12, 2010

Our Newport Beach, California addiction treatment drug rehab center also inspires physical addiction recovery with activities such as yoga, massage therapy, beach volleyball, biking and more. Our gender specific women’s addiction treatment programs include group therapy, individual therapies as well as a core 12 step approach to recovery. Young Adult Women require specific knowledge with […]

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Young Adult Drug Rehab for Women | Balboa Horizons California

by baladmin | March 17, 2010

Young adult drug rehab for women | Balboa Horizons California: “Young Adult Women Ages (18-27) Special Focus Treatment Programs. Young Adult Women require specific knowledge with regard to their age and gender when it comes to addiction treatment for alcoholism, relationships, club drugs, meth, ecstacy, heroin and cocaine. Balboa Horizons is a foremost expert when […]

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