nutrition and addiction recovery

Food for Thought: Can Nutrition Change Our Mental Health?

There are many benefits for long term residential treatment when considering recovery options. Many people struggling with addiction are often faced with options for getting addiction treatment including one-on-one counseling, medically assisted treatment, outpatient or intensive outpatient, and inpatient addiction treatment or residential rehab.  While each individual is unique and the various options for addiction …

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The Benefits of Long Term Residential Treatment

There are many benefits for long term residential treatment when considering recovery options. Many people struggling with addiction are often faced with options for getting addiction treatment including one-on-one counseling, medically assisted treatment, outpatient or intensive outpatient, and inpatient addiction treatment or residential rehab.  While each individual is unique and the various options for addiction …

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The Truth About Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Sacramento

Sacramento California Alcohol And Drug Abuse Rates And Statistics

Substance abuse has become prevalent across the country. Heavily populated and urban areas, such as Sacramento, have seen a marked increase in usage rates in the past decade. In 2007, 29.7 percent of adults in California participated in binge drinking. Sacramento, meanwhile, showed a rate of 30.2 percent. Fortunately, these numbers are beginning to fall …

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All You Need To Know About National Methamphetamine Awareness Day

National Methamphetamine Awareness Day Is Coming: What You Should Know

November 30, 2016 is National Methamphetamine Awareness Day. Pathways Recovery is dedicated to eradicating all addiction, whether involving drugs or alcohol. We think it’s important, however, to know all you can about the various drugs out there. The more you know, the better you are able to avoid addiction. Methamphetamine is highly dangerous and negatively …

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Celebrate National Recovery Month

It’s National Recovery Month: Here’s What You Need To Know

September is National Recovery Month. For addicts and their loved ones, it’s a time to increase awareness and celebrate sobriety. Each year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsors the month in an effort to promote the understanding of substance abuse and mental disorders. Table of Contents What Is National Recovery Month?The Importance …

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Benzodiazepine Withdrawals: How to Get Through Withdrawal Safely

Benzodiazepines include brand-name anxiety/insomnia medications such as Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, and Ativan. Over time, recreational and prescription benzodiazepine users can develop a dependency on the substance for its fast-acting, relaxing, and hypnotic qualities. In addition to short-term symptom management, medical providers also use the substance to calm patients before anesthesia or surgery or to lessen …

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California, the Next Target of the Teen and Young Adult Heroin Epidemic

Is Placer County, California, The Next Target Of The Teen & Young Adult Heroin Epidemic?

Opioid abuse and heroin addiction have risen dramatically since the early 2000s. They affect every socioeconomic class, age, and gender in our nation, and pose a great threat to public health. California has not been spared. Statistics show that Placer County opioid abuse and heroin addiction are higher than the national average. What can we …

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