Drug Addiction: A Form of Mental Illness?

Drug addiction causes a great deal of stress to both the person with the problem and those who love that person. Mental illness creates the same type of distress. When considering private rehab in San Diego, is it necessary to look for a place that treats both? Recent thought has considered that this may be because drug addiction is a type of mental illness. Here are some of the recent reasons for this consideration. Brain changes Mental illness is a result of chemical changes within the brain that make it difficult for a person to behave in a manner that is considered “normal”. The changes in the brain can … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient alcohol drug rehab treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

Why Fish Oil Is Beneficial for Alcohol Abusers

A study done by numerous Alcohol rehabilitation centers in San Diego, report that fish oils are a beneficial treatment for alcohol abuse. Over the years numerous studies have demonstrated that chronic alcohol abuse results in brain damage and heightens the risk of developing dementia. Now there is evidence that taking fish oil offers protection for brain cells exposed to high alcohol levels. Following fish oil compound exposure, the cells exposed to alcohol concentration may experience as much as 90 percent less inflammation and cell death. Fish oil is just one of the key nutrients and supplements for recovering alcoholics. If you are in recovery, you should focus on a … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

Robin Williams Commits Suicide, Leaves Family and Fans Grieving

The death of famous actor/comedian Robin Williams on August 11, 2014 shocked the world, as authorities initially called it an “apparent suicide.” Williams was pronounced dead shortly after he was found hanging from a belt in his home. Despite being one of the most successful Hollywood celebrities of all time, he had suffered from depression that he apparently could not control. His problems included alcohol, drug addiction, financial disillusionment, two divorces, inability to sell his multi-million dollar mansion and a failed television show (The Crazy Ones) that had recently been canceled by CBS. At the time of death Williams was 63 years old. While the actor’s legacy will certainly … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient alcohol drug rehab treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

How Early Intervention in Young Women Stops Addiction

Teenagers and young women are being exposed to drugs and alcohol almost every day, and at alarming rates. Studies show, that about 30 percent of high school girls admit to knowing that drug use, and the selling of drugs takes place in their school. Also, many of these young women admit to trying drugs (both prescriptions and over the counter) because they were readily available on school property. Peak Periods of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Studies over the years have proven the peak periods of drug and alcohol abuse is primarily between the ages of 19 and 22. Although, the first instance of experimentation with drugs begins as early … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient alcohol drug rehab treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

Drug Rehab: How Ear Acupuncture Heals Addiction

Nowadays, more rehab centers are using holistic or alternative forms of drug rehab treatment for recovery from drug addiction. Acupuncture is one of the latest alternative forms of drug rehab treatment. It is believed that the healthy energy that is infused into the patient’s body through the acupuncture needles helps them in getting rid of the negativity that made them abuse drugs. The School of Medicine at Yale University has studied the practice and found that it is an effective form of treatment in the recovery process of drug users. This traditional medicine that originated in the Orient is known to be greatly effective in healing different diseases and … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

Selincro: How Does It Help to Cure Alcohol Abuse?

Alcohol use is widely spread all over the country and throughout a variety of age groups. In 2012, it was estimated that 17 million adult over the age of 18 had an alcohol use disorder and 76,000 youths between the ages of 13 and 17 had one. Alcohol is responsible for nearly 88,000 deaths each year. Drug and alcohol treatment sees many of this number, but there are many more who follow treatment outside official treatment centers. With this in mind, the chance of these numbers being higher is a great possibility. There are several different types of treatment available, medications being one of them. Let’s take a look … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

How Addiction Alters the Brain Mechanism

Addiction isn’t simply a habitual use of something or consistently doing the same thing over again, even when you know it is not good for you. Addiction actually changes the chemistry within your brain, causing you to crave the substance you are addicted to and making it seem necessary for your existence. What starts out as a choice becomes more of a compulsion for some people. That is why rehab is necessary in most cases rather than simply stopping the behavior. Who Becomes Addicted? Addiction does not occur in everybody the same way. There are certain risk factors that increase one’s chances of becoming addicted to a substance. These … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient alcohol drug rehab treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

Recent Drug Scandal of Justin Bieber: A New Addition

It seems that Justin Bieber needs to start checking around for the best rehab he can find. He’s back in the news again with yet another drug scandal, this time involving cocaine. His choice of drugs seems to be getting stronger, as is often the case with young stars who find themselves with a great deal of fame in a short period of time. Alcohol and Prescription Drugs One of the first incidents regarding Justin Bieber involved him in a drag racing in Florida. When stopped, Justin’s blood alcohol level was above that required for being legally drunk. He also admitted at the time to taking some kind of … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient alcohol drug rehab treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

Shia LaBeouf: The Controversial Alcohol Addict Seeks Rehab

The case of Shia LaBeouf is typical for many child stars of today. Their launch into early stardom can leave them reeling when reality sets in and they find themselves out of work and no longer the charming apple of everyone’s eye. LaBeouf’s decision to voluntarily seek an active alcohol rehab program seems to be a well thought out step in the right direction. How Do People Like LaBeouf Become An Addict? Individuals who feel as if they have been left to their own plans will often take a path of self-destruction without even realizing it. When they are household names, the feelings of being set adrift in a … Continue reading

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Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.

Alcohol and Energy Drinks Do Not Go Hand in Hand

It has been a long, busy week and your friends want to meet for an evening of drinking and dancing at the local club. You’re tired but don’t want to miss out on the chance to kick back and have a bit of fun. Downing an energy drink, you head out. After a couple drinks, you have an idea to try one of the available alcohol-energy drink combos that seem to be so popular… Stop! Consider the following before you put yourself and others at risk. I’m not drunk Alcohol is a natural depressant and energy drinks a stimulant. While it seems they should cancel out the effects of … Continue reading

About Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson is the Owner of New Horizon Recovery, a leading alcohol and drug rehab center in Southern California. New Horizon Recovery is a peaceful sanctuary for healing and provides both inpatient and outpatient alcohol drug rehab treatment. Mike makes it his priority to make his patients as safe as comfortable as possible, establishing relationships with everyone to create a tightknit community for successful rehabilitation.