Apprising Your Kids About Dangers of Drug Abuse This Halloween

Drug abuse is something that every parent of a pre-teen or teenager fears. While we might think that drugs aren’t in our community, the truth is that even the best neighborhoods and school districts have drugs, and chances are our children will be exposed to them at some point in their adolescence. Related: Taking a Pledge Against Drug Abuse That’s why it’s so important that parents do everything they can to teach children about the dangers of drugs. These teachings are especially important at times like Halloween when kids are having fun with friends and otherwise celebrating. Use this guide to help you teach your children about the dangers … 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.

Phil Collins Manages to Recover from Near Fatal Alcohol Dependence

Rock star Phil Collins, famous for his singing and drumming as a solo artist and frontman for Genesis, recently told the British news publication The Daily Mail that alcohol and prescription drug addiction nearly killed him. Collins, who has earned multiple Grammy awards and has sold millions of albums, retired from show business in 2010. After a third divorce and health problems he became depressed and turned to alcohol and various pills. Medical Prescriptions Collins had developed tendon problems from many years as a drummer. He also suffered from deafness in one ear and a dislocated vertebrae. As a result, he was given various medical prescription drugs that he … 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.

Kratom Abuse by Teens: The Lurking Danger

Drug abuse is especially prevalent with teens and, this is something every parent worries about. While many children experiment with drugs, and have for many years, today’s drugs can be even scarier than those of the past and new ones just seem to keep showing up. One of the newest drugs that teens are abusing isn’t actually all that new. Kratom, a plant that is native to Thailand and Malaysia, is actually an old folk remedy that has been used for centuries. However, in the hands of teenagers and thrill-seeks, high-quantities of the substance are used to potentially dangerous effect. Related: Know More: Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse Keep reading … 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.

5 Tips to Overcome Fear During Addiction Recovery

Fear is one of the most common emotions found in those undergoing a drug rehab program. This is an emotion that can cause a great deal of difficulty if not dealt with properly. The good news is that fear can be dealt with, and often eliminated, with some practical tactics. Related: Addiction Recovery: Do New Apps and Programs Help? Fear of failure/success It is important to remember that a great percentage of recovering individuals do have relapses, but these need to be seen as a simple back step. Success will come with persistence. Fear of success can be dealt with best by seeing the future as an adventure to … 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.

Emerging Out of Depression and Substance Abuse: The Key Steps

Depression drains your energy, drive and hope, making you have mood swings and be desperate. However, while it’s not easy or quick to overcome the condition, it is not impossible. You can’t simply wish depression to end. Although, you have some control, regardless of how severe your condition is. The most important step isn’t to start big, but rather to start small and gradually increase. Multiple positive encouragements throughout the day can go a long way for treating your depression. Related: How to Stay Motivated to Recover From Addiction Recovering from Depression Recovering from depression is a Catch-22 situation: the small things that can help you recover are the … 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.