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opioid addiction treatment in Los Angeles, CA

Opioids and the opioid epidemic as a whole have garnered a significant amount of attention over the years throughout the news and in other media as well. By now, most people have a general idea about what opioids are, what they do from a medical perspective, and how they often…

Westwind Recovery® can assist with Motivational Enhancement Therapy

Motivational enhancement therapy (MET) is a type of psychotherapy that aims to improve a person’s motivation to change. People who enter into self-destructive behaviors such as alcohol and drug abuse are frequently uncertain or have little motivation to change those behaviors. Even though they freely acknowledge the negative impact it…

How Should People Observe World Suicide Prevention Day 2023_

Suicide is a major public health problem that leaves long-lasting emotional and social damage. Worldwide, there are an estimated 700,000 suicides per year. To raise awareness and support around suicide prevention counseling in Los Angeles, CA, World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 is celebrated on September 10th.

September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.

September is a month dedicated to raising awareness about addiction and substance use in Los Angeles, CA. Whether you are going through treatment, supporting a loved one, or curious about society, you can participate in the campaign. Join us in our mission to fight addiction and help those in recovery…

Benzos are prescribed drugs

Drug addiction is continuing the cycle of drug use, despite the negative consequences. Addiction occurs when the brain becomes reliant on drugs to raise dopamine levels. Millions of Americans suffer from a substance use disorder, and it is crucial to receive treatment immediately.

The Mascot is one of the roles a family can play in addiction.

For a person recovering from a substance use disorder (SUD), it is better if their whole family is involved.

What are the Stages of Addiction?

Substance use disorders can wreak havoc on your physical health and mental well-being, while also causing serious damage to your relationships and career.

What is Emotional and Psychological Trauma?

Healing from trauma can seem like a daunting task, especially if the cause of your trauma is significant.

How Does Substance Abuse Impact Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia and addiction are two distinct conditions, each with its own complications. When these disorders co-occur, it presents a unique challenge to healthcare professionals and adds further complexity to treatment strategies. Let's explore the connections between schizophrenia and addiction, examining the nature of schizophrenia, how substance abuse influences it, and…

drug induced psychosis

Understanding the complexities of our minds is a challenging task, especially when the influence of substances comes into play. This complexity becomes particularly more difficult to understand when we dive into substance-induced psychosis. It's a severe mental condition that can manifest as a direct result of drug abuse.

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