In the United States, more people are turning to medical marijuana to deal with pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than ever before.
Managing mental health issues can be overwhelming, whether you are suffering from a mental illness yourself or you are supporting a loved one.
Heroin addiction has been a nationwide problem for many years, but the latest facts on drug overdose are shocking: According to CDC data, opioid deaths reached an all-time high of 30,000 in 2015
Death by drug overdose is higher than it’s ever been in the United States. It has surpassed the number of deaths by HIV at its 1995 peak, death by car crash at its 1972 peak, and death by guns at its 1993 peak. In fact, in just two years, more Americans died from opiate addiction than in the Vietnam War. The following statistics help emphasize the magnitude of this epidemic: An estimated 2 million Americans are dependent on opiates In 2015, [...]
The Crosby Clinic and over 50 volunteers, prepped lunch bags with turkey sandwiches, fruit, water bottles, and a positive message as a part of #HashtagLunchbag. The event takes place the last Saturday of every month.
With new methods of addiction treatment seeing success, the epidemic of heroin and opioid addiction, major killers, could one day become diseases of the past. America’s opioid epidemic has reached critical mass. In 2015 (the latest year for which data is available), 12.5 million people abused prescription opioids. Since then, that number has almost certainly climbed much higher. What often begins as a legitimate use of prescription narcotics frequently devolves into a gripping reliance on a cheaper, easier-to-get substitute: Heroin. Naltrexone, in several [...]
With in-depth reviews and analyses of recent advances in pain medicine, this Crosby program also addresses the tremendous changes affecting the practice of pain management. Intensive Update provides insightful assessment and clinical evaluation to help you better: Understand the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain Identify various chronic neuropathic pain conditions Recognize the impact and reform on pain medicine New, novel, state-of-the-art interventional and non-interventional techniques in diagnosis and management of chronic pain, mobility and headaches
The decision to enter rehab is never an easy one; it often follows a long and painful road of failed attempts at living a drug- or alcohol-free life. Although the will to change is an important part of breaking the addiction cycle, without the proper support, relapse is likely. At The Crosby Clinic in San Diego, our medically monitored drug rehab programs provide that necessary support and help patients to achieve long-term sobriety. Take a look below at the [...]
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Vivitrol: Proven treatment option eliminates cravings, withdrawal symptoms How Does Vivitrol Works? Benefits of Vivitrol Treatment Vivitrol Treatment at The Crosby Clinic There’s a new, comprehensive way to treat opiate addiction—once and for all. Until recently, individuals suffering from opiate abuse had limited treatment options available beyond Narcotics Anonymous. While helpful for some, traditional 12-step programming doesn’t address the underlying causes for many. And why? Because full recovery requires working through the difficult emotions, painful experiences, and unresolved psychological or neurological problems that often [...]