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Treating Addiction With Music Therapy

Treating Addiction With Music Therapy

At the Crosby Clinic, we implement numerous treatment methods in our inpatient rehab programs. One of the most successful therapies we use is music therapy. Music can have a profound effect on a person’s mood, well-being, and life. This is especially true for someone overcoming addiction. Music enables patients to express their emotions in a healthy manner, one that they may not otherwise be able to reach. Music therapy uses various melodies to help individuals solve emotional, cognitive, and [...]

What To Do When Someone Close To You Overdoses

What To Do When Someone Close To You Overdoses

The Crosby Clinic truly understands how addiction can impact a person’s life as well as the lives of everyone around them. Watching a loved one struggle with addiction is often one of the most difficult things a person can experience. Unfortunately, the thought of losing them to an overdose is always in the back of your mind and you hope it does not happen. Unfortunately, the number of overdoses across the United States is increasing. For this reason, it [...]

Drug Rehab And Child Custody Issues

Drug Rehab And Child Custody Issues

At the Crosby Clinic, we see individuals from all walks of life seeking drug treatment so they can take back control of their life. One of the most difficult things about committing yourself to inpatient rehab is that fact that you will be institutionalized, away from the general public, for several weeks to months. This can be an extremely difficult commitment for anyone, let alone someone who has children at home that need to be taken care of. One of [...]

Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide For Addiction

Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide For Addiction

At the Crosby Clinic, we help a lot of individuals at our Escondido rehabilitation facilities who have gone through other treatment programs and relapsed. A lot of individuals lose hope in treatment programs after going through treatment with little or no success. For some, experiencing a relapse can lead to feeling hopeless and powerless. However, having setbacks in drug treatment usually means you just haven’t found the right treatment for you. For some, Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide seems to be a [...]

Is There A Correlation Between Addiction And Intelligence?

At the Crosby Clinic, we employ individualized treatment programs to help individuals overcome their addictions. Most often, we find it more beneficial to gauge a person’s unique life circumstances in order to develop treatment specifically catered to them. Like treatment programs, addiction itself is a very complicated condition that is influenced by numerous factors. One such factor many specialists have considered is a person’s level of intelligence. Several medical professionals have conducted studies to gauge the relationship between intelligence and [...]

Gender And Addiction

Are Sober Living Homes Effective?

A sober living home is a transitional facility for individuals who are fresh out of the Crosby Clinic’s Escondido inpatient rehab but not yet ready to re-enter society completely. These facilities often serve as a small community for several residents. They share a living space within a home and are all charged with performing chores and up-keeping the home. For a lot of patients, sober living homes are an effective transitional method that helps them get back on track. Sober [...]

Oral Health And Substance Abuse

Oral Health And Substance Abuse

Maintaining a healthy smile is a critical part of the daily routine for most people. Several studies have found a strong connection between oral health and overall health, which makes the efforts to protect the teeth and gums all the more important. Unfortunately, individuals who are battling addiction often suffer from poor oral health, which leads to damaged teeth and gums. At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize the importance of providing early intervention in an effort to prevent more [...]

Cocaine And Amphetamines Increasing The Risk Of Suicide

Stop Alcohol Cravings

Individuals going through recovery for alcohol abuse often have frequent urges to drink. Urges and cravings can be brought on by stressful situations, leaving those fresh out of alcohol treatment in a vulnerable state. At the Crosby Clinic, we spend a lot of time in alcohol rehabilitation facilities teaching patients how to effectively resist urges and cravings in a healthy manner. The good news is that alcohol cravings are usually only temporary and they are easy to predict. Using self-inventory, [...]

Over The Counter Medications That Can Affect Your Brain

Over The Counter Medications That Can Affect Your Brain

In the United States, there are thousands of medications available for purchase without a prescription. Individuals can simply walk into the pharmacy, purchase the medication, and take it home to use. Unfortunately, the fact that it is sold over the counter does not guarantee that it is entirely safe to use. At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize the growing number of individuals in drug rehab for abusing common over the counter medications. A lot of over the counter medications pose [...]

Heroin And Fentanyl: A Lethal Dosage

Demerol Abuse

Demerol is a prescription opiate that is designed to help patients manage moderate to severe pain conditions. The effectiveness of this medication makes it extremely useful for alleviating pain during labor and delivery, severe car accidents, and other chronic and urgent mental conditions. Although this substance is extremely powerful and effective, it poses a high risk for abuse. At the Crosby Clinic, we help patients at our Escondido rehabilitation facilities overcome their Demerol addictions and manage their pain conditions [...]