Overcoming Alcohol Addiction Stigmas and Discrimination

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Are you or a loved one struggling with alcohol addiction? We understand the challenges you face at Soledad House, a leading women’s recovery treatment center in San Diego, CA. One of the barriers to seeking help for alcohol addiction is the pervasive stigma and discrimination associated with it. In this article, we’ll explore the damaging […]

Understanding Aftercare: A Crucial Step in Your Recovery Journey

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Welcome to Soledad House in San Diego, CA. As you embark on your journey toward a healthier and happier life, it’s essential to comprehend the concept of aftercare. This article will provide a comprehensive understanding of what aftercare is, why it’s vital, and how it plays a pivotal role in your recovery process, particularly if […]

How to Handle Coronavirus, Unemployment, and Alcohol Consumption

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Unemployment and alcohol consumption often go hand in hand. The financial and emotional burden that comes upon an individual or family can be too much to bear. As a result, a person may turn to alcohol or drugs to cope with the situation. In recent years, economic turmoil, stress, and anxiety have increased the rate […]

How To Prevent Relapse

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After going through detox successfully, your main goal is to keep on track with your sobriety goals. Preventing relapse is a critical goal for you if you are on the recovery path. Some people may think that once they go through an addiction treatment program that they’ll never be tempted to drink or use drugs […]

Addiction and Your Physical Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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You know that your mental wellbeing takes a toll from drug or alcohol abuse. However, did you know that addiction and your physical health also have a connection? In times of outbreaks such as a busy flu season or the COVID-19 pandemic, you must attend carefully to your health, which includes giving up habits that […]

How Addiction Affects Families

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Research shows that families experience negative consequences when a close relative has a substance use disorder (SUD). Unfortunately, oftentimes, those who become addicted believe self-harm only hurts them. By realizing how addiction affects families, those suffering from SUD should ask for help, if not for their sake, for the well-being of their loved ones. If […]

Benzo Withdrawal Timeline

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Benzos are both physically and psychologically addictive and can cause severe and dangerous withdrawal symptoms. The benzo withdrawal timeline is longer than many other substances, meaning that you can continue experiencing lingering withdrawal symptoms for weeks after your last use. Benzo withdrawal can also cause seizures and depression, making it best to seek help from […]

How to Help an Alcoholic

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Alcohol is one of the most commonly used substances in the country. In fact, more than 70% of adults in the United States have consumed alcohol in the past year and more than 25% binge drink. Due to the popularity and accessibility of alcohol, more than 15 million Americans ages 18 and older have an […]

What is Rehab Like?

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While addiction is incurable, treatment can greatly improve your chances of recovery. Treatment can help you learn how to cope with triggers, stress, and cravings. But what is rehab like? Learn more about rehab and Soledad House’s women’s rehab center in California by calling us today at 866.314.3222.  Addiction is a chronic, progressive, and incurable […]

Stages of Addiction

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Addiction is a progressive, chronic and potentially fatal condition that impacts tens of millions of Americans annually. The stages of addiction can progress rapidly, which can have severe and damaging consequences. All psychoactive substances can cause addiction, which can lead to physical dependence and painful withdrawal symptoms. Recreational use can lead to abuse and addiction, […]