At Westwind Recovery®, we’re proud to offer addiction and mental health treatment programs that are not just LGBTQ-friendly but that are designed with the specific needs of our LGBTQ clients in mind. We have created a welcoming, affirming environment where transgender individuals can work through addiction and mental health issues and embrace wellness. Helping our… Continue Reading Transgender Health and Wellness
Over the years, experts have learned so much about the brain, addiction, and recovery. They’ve studied the effects of methamphetamines, opioids, benzos, and alcohol on the body and the brain. They’ve seen that it’s possible for the brain to heal and repair itself in most cases, which can inspire hope and courage for those in… Continue Reading Topics You May Want to Learn More About in Recovery
Addiction treatment can be restorative and healing as well as comfortable. Stepping away from family and friends to focus on your health while having access to luxury concierge treatment may be just what you need. At Westwind Recovery®, that is a big part of what we do at our treatment center in Los Angeles, California.… Continue Reading 5 Reasons to Attend a Luxury Concierge Treatment Program
An obsession is different than an addiction. An obsession is an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind. However, an addiction is an illness that affects the brain, causing a person to engage in compulsory substance use or addictive behaviors, such as gambling.
Individuals with substance use disorders can neglect their diet while in the throes of their addiction. That means they may have various nutritional deficiencies, which can lead to problems with digestion. Improving your diet while in addiction recovery with food that contains a variety of nutrients can help you heal more effectively. How Does Addiction… Continue Reading Best Nutrients for Addiction Recovery
If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, you know firsthand that taking your life back from substance abuse is challenging. You might experience cravings or withdrawal symptoms, or you might have gotten sober before but relapsed. Why is addiction so difficult to conquer? The neuroscience of addiction and its effect on the… Continue Reading Addiction and the Brain
One of the biggest challenges when it comes to the recovery process for addiction and mental health issues is relapse. Many individuals who go through treatment begin using drugs or alcohol again. However, this does not mean that your time in treatment will not be effective or successful. Instead, you should look for a luxury… Continue Reading Luxury Treatment Therapies & 5-Star Treatment with a Positive Effect on Your Health
If you are preparing for a residential treatment program for addiction or mental health issues, you might have concerns about how to reunite with your family after treatment. While in an inpatient program, you might not have much contact with the outside world. The early days of treatment are an opportunity to retreat from the… Continue Reading Reuniting With Family After Inpatient Addiction Treatment
We do not live in a vacuum, Everything we do has some type of impact on those who love us and interact with us. Addiction and mental health issues are often thought to be individual problems but they are family disorders. Your family played a role in you becoming who you are now. In turn,… Continue Reading How To Involve Your Family in Your Treatment
At Westwind Recovery®, we offer virtual reality meditation as a tool that you can use on your road to recovery. What do meditation and virtual reality have in common? Both offer a way to rid the mind of current thoughts and to help you learn more about yourself. This cutting-edge therapy can help those in… Continue Reading What Is Virtual Reality Meditation?