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Alcoholism in Hollywood: Danger and Redemption

Alcoholism in Hollywood: Danger and Redemption What can I do about alcoholism in Hollywood, CA? It’s well known that Hollywood is a center for addiction and substance abuse. Hollywood celebrities constantly make headlines for drug-fueled parties, boozy parties, and tales of extravagant acts undertaken while under the influence. But there’s a dark side to all this excess. How many Hollywood actors and musicians have you read about losing their marriages, or having severe health problems, or even overdosing? Substance abuse is...
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California Prescription Drugs Increase—Over 3.9 Million/Year

California Prescription Drugs Increase—Over 3.9 Million/Year What can I do for prescription drug addiction in California? California is unfortunately leading the US in terms of drugs prescribed. In fact, California is so prescription-happy that there are over 3.9 million prescriptions filled each year—and rising. That’s why California lawmakers are introducing a bill that could help with prescription medication addiction. But if you, or someone you love, are suffering from addiction to prescription drugs, you should know that there are good options...
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Celebrities and Their Impact on Drug Abuse

Celebrities and Their Impact on Drug Abuse What can I do about my kids and drugs? If you’re like most parents, you’re concerned about how your kids or loved ones are being tempted by drug abuse and the potential for drug addiction. But most parents think about how other kids can use peer pressure to tempt their children into trying drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, or other harmful substances. But have you ever thought about our culture? Does our culture, especially our pop culture...
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California: Leading The Prescription Drug Epidemic?

California: Leading The Prescription Drug Epidemic? What can I do if someone I love is abusing prescription drugs? Prescription drug abuse is quickly becoming one of the biggest health crises in the United States or Canada. But did you know how much prescription drugs are impacting the state of California? The rising tide of addiction and abuse has led to huge implications for public health in California. Now, drug overdose deaths are reaching record highs, like many other states are also...
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Surrender to Win

Surrender to Win   Find Victory in Defeat What does 'Surrender to Win' really mean? Surrender is one of those words right up there with 'humility', 'discipline' and 'obedience'. However, in addiction recovery from alcoholism, drug addiction or other addiction, we learn to look at things in a new light.  If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change, so try on this new definition of Surrender. It just might change your life. Come to tropical Panama and...
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California Affordable Addiction Treatment

California Affordable Addiction Treatment Affordable Alcoholism Treatment Recovery Program We are excited to share our tremendous success stories, but there are so many, and of course respecting confidentiality is of paramount importance to us. So as a representative illustration of the daily experience of healing and positive life change so often seen at Serenity Vista, let us share a general experience relating to many of our past clients. This is a testimonial of California addiction treatment that changes lives. We will call her...
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