The Link Between Trauma and Substance Use

Group Intervention for an individual with trauma and substance abuse

Are you or a loved one struggling with substance use, and are you wondering about the underlying factors contributing to addiction? One crucial aspect to consider is the connection between trauma and substance use. At Soledad House, a leading women’s recovery treatment center in San Diego, CA, we understand the importance of addressing this link […]

Tips To Stay Sober During The Holidays

Mom cooking with daughter on the kitchen

The holiday season is commonly referred to as the most wonderful time of the year. However, for those in recovery, managing sobriety during the holidays can be challenging. Remember, there are several ways to enjoy celebrating the holidays with friends and family while staying sober. If you find yourself struggling in the coming months, rest […]

How to Help an Alcoholic


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?


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 […]

Am I an Alcoholic?

Cultures around the world accept social drinking. This acceptance, however, could be why people overlook the signs of alcohol use disorder. Even when people wonder, “Am I an alcoholic?” they may rationalize or deny that they have a problem. Learning the signs of alcohol use disorder might help you decide to get alcohol addiction treatment […]

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Once you have decided to begin your journey to recovery, you’ll need to end your dependence on alcohol. The best way to do that is through detox. Detox will kick start your alcohol withdrawal and the related symptoms. Learn what to expect from withdrawal and how to proceed once the symptoms are gone. Withdrawal Timeline: […]