Harm reduction and Narcan presentation for the Grammy’s nonprofit, Musicares on 1/17/19 from 11 AM- 1 PM. Hosted by Pacific Solstice, CCAPP, and Musicares.
As our country and communities continue to confront the impact of addiction and mental health issues, we must take a closer look at the causes, damage, and solutions. Written by our licensed, experienced mental health professionals, our blog explores a wide range of topics around substance abuse, mental health, and the effect on real lives. We invite you to read our most current blog posts below.
Since the introduction of OxyContin, opioid prescription, addiction, and overdose have soared.
Fame. Wealth. Talent. Beauty. Adoration. Arbitrary indicators of success, of fortune, of health.
You can’t force people to get help. As much as we would love to think we can, it seems the only time someone is going to get help is when they decide for themselves they are ready.
Pacific Solstice Behavioral Health Treatment Center is a collaboration of licensed mental health professionals with advanced graduate degrees who have decades of clinical experience in the fields of addiction, mental health and dual diagnosis.
Our programs use experienced mental health professionals who have advanced graduate degrees from leading colleges and universities.
Along with the opioid crisis for which the United States was put on a Public Health Emergency for, the number of babies that are born addicted to opiates has also risen.
Finding a purpose while you are in the throes of your addiction can prove to be even more difficult than when you are not under the influence.
Sex trafficking has become a big concern around the world, especially in the last few years.
The sentiments of Faith, Hope, Love, and Honesty when heard may usually be pushed off as something completely religious.
Forgiveness is not an easy act to carry out for many people.
One of the fundamentals in recovery is to be of service to those around you.
When we get into recovery, we begin to hear many things that are intended to disturb us about our addiction.
Since 1998 with the Big Tobacco take down, there has not been as crucial of a lawsuit that have formed than the ones that have been established in the past year against Big Pharma.
Teens have an 86 percent chance of already drinking alcohol before their twenty first birthday.
To become addicted to drugs and alcohol is usually not what someone desires to do when they grow up.
Around 2 million cases of people that cause nonsuicidal self-injury to themselves are reported annually.
One of the most difficult types of people to have to deal with is an addicted narcissist.
Compulsion to enact a behavior despite its negative consequences is how a process addiction is defined.
When someone has committed to receiving help for their addiction, mental health disorder, or a dual diagnosis they will have to decide where they want to get their treatment from.
25l-NBOMe was discovered in 2003 as a synthetic hallucinogen that was originally produced to map the brain’s type 2A serotonin receptors in biochemistry research.
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