Kratom Withdrawal Timeline

by Balboa Horizons | February 6, 2018

Kratom Withdrawal Timeline: What to Expect The Kratom withdrawal timeline can be similar, though less intense than that of an opiate withdrawal. Kratom withdrawal largely is dependent upon the user and how much they have been consuming. For those who frequently use Kratom, it can be challenging to stop, especially after consuming large doses. The […]

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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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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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Negative Effects of Substance Abuse on the Body

by Balboa Horizons | October 5, 2017

Substance abuse is hard on the wallet, the brain, the spirit, and the body. The human body will not sustain the poison of substance abuse. While the high is temporary, the effects can be lasting. The harmful effects of substance abuse overtime can kill. It is imperative if someone who is using drugs that they […]

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