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Where to Get Chronic Pain Management in LA

Pain is a natural reaction to illness or injury, alerting us that something is wrong. Usually, when the illness or the injury is healed, the pain goes away. When pain persists for at least three months or longer, it is considered to be chronic. The underlying causes of chronic pain are wide-reaching. Research indicates that… Continue Reading Where to Get Chronic Pain Management in LA

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9 Ways to Keep Your Recovery on Track

Addiction is a chronic disease and a chemical dependency. When someone who struggles with drug or alcohol addiction begins the journey to recovery, one of the first steps is to begin primary treatment. This is followed by detox and rehabilitation. Primary treatment programs typically take place over a period of four to six weeks, although… Continue Reading 9 Ways to Keep Your Recovery on Track

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March Is Self-Harm Awareness Month

Throughout the United States, Canada, and Western Europe, March is recognized as Self-Harm Awareness Month, which calls attention to the nearly two million self-injury cases that occur each year. Much like addiction, self-harm occurs across all ages, races, religions, and socioeconomic and education levels. There is a strong connection between self-harm and substance addiction. At… Continue Reading March Is Self-Harm Awareness Month

Westwind Announces New Clinical Officer

Westwind Recovery® is excited to announce that Dr. Deena Manion has been brought on as Clinical Officer. This new addition to the leadership team will help Westwind continue to grow and offer high-quality clinical care to clients. At Westwind, we’re constantly learning about new ways to help our clients recover. Dr. Manion brings years of… Continue Reading Westwind Announces New Clinical Officer

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Small Changes You Can Make in Your Everyday Life During Recovery

For those in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol, returning to everyday life after treatment can be a challenge. Making this transition involves going from an inpatient treatment center where you may have had support 24/7 to a life where you might only attend meetings once or twice a week. To make this transition… Continue Reading Small Changes You Can Make in Your Everyday Life During Recovery

Westwind Recovery® Featured in Shoutout LA

Westwind Recovery® Featured in Shoutout LA

Shoutout LA recently featured a profile of Westwind’s Director of Clinical Programming, Jessica Steinman. Shoutout LA writes about “the folks that make up the fabric of our communities,” and we’re excited that Jessica has been recognized as a force for change in Los Angeles and beyond. Her work is an integral part of what we… Continue Reading Westwind Recovery® Featured in Shoutout LA