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Risk Factors For Substance Abuse

Risk Factors For Substance Abuse

The sad reality about the world we live in today is that we are constantly exposed to drugs and alcohol. Depending on a person’s living situation, there are some who are more prone to substance abuse than others. Our medical professionals at the Crosby Clinic recognize that there are several factors that increase a person’s likelihood of substance abuse and addiction. It is crucial to recognize the predispositions you may have in your life that contribute to an addiction [...]

Cocaine’s Effects On The Brain

Cocaine’s Effects On The Brain

The effects of cocaine on the brain are commonly referred to as a silent disease despite the immediate consequences individuals experience from use. Individuals who ingest even a small amount of cocaine semi-regularly are causing extensive damage to their minds. Medical professionals at the Crosby Clinic recognize the dangers associated with cocaine use, which is why we work passionately to help individuals struggling with addiction get the drug treatment they need. Unfortunately, just a small amount of cocaine can cause [...]

MDMA Addiction

MDMA Addiction

A new generation is embracing the use of MDMA (ecstasy) to achieve a purer and safer high. Unfortunately, widespread use of MDMA is causing a growing number of individuals to fall victims to addiction. At the Crosby Clinic, we provide adequate drug treatment at our Escondido inpatient rehab that helps individuals overcome their addictions to MDMA and other harmful substances. Unfortunately, a lot of individuals are finding MDMA is not as safe is it was once believed to be. [...]

Synthetic Marijuana Use On The Rise

Synthetic Marijuana Use On The Rise

Although there has been a nationwide push to legalize marijuana, it comes with endless controversy. Some individuals strongly support its legalization while others are strongly opposed. Although marijuana is often viewed as beneficial for medicinal purposes, some individuals utilize synthetic marijuana recreationally to achieve a high. Unfortunately, this substance is extremely harmful and is not really marijuana at all. The Crosby Clinic offers drug treatment to anyone serious about getting substance abuse help to combat their addiction and take [...]

Should I Tell My Friend's Parents That They Have A Drug Addiction?

Should I Tell My Friend’s Parents That They Have A Drug Addiction?

Being around your friend more than others makes it easier for you to notice their changes. You see them at outings, with friends, shopping, at parties, or even relaxing at home and you may have noticed they have a substance abuse problem. At the Crosby Clinic, we encourage anyone battling a substance abuse problem to get drug treatment as soon as possible. The problem is that you may know your friend has an addiction, but their family and other [...]

Why Is Addiction Considered A Disease?

Blebbistatin For Drug Recovery

At the Crosby Clinic, we provide endless drug treatment programs for individuals battling addictions. One of the worst problems associated with overcoming addictions is combating cravings and urges to use. Doing so effectively involves implementing reliable coping methods that help patients resist drug urges in a healthy manner. Imagine a world where we could take medication and simply “forget” the feeling or urges to get high or a world where we forget everything about drug use. A group of scientists [...]

Addiction And Borderline Personality Disorder

Addiction And Borderline Personality Disorder

Struggling from addiction is already detrimental to a person’s health, life, and wellbeing. Adding a borderline personality disorder alongside the addiction can make matters even more challenging. When a person suffers from addiction as well as a borderline personality disorder, they have what is referred to as a co-occurring disorder or dual diagnosis. The Crosby Clinic offers dual diagnosis treatment programs that combat co-occurring conditions for patients simultaneously. It is crucial to combat co-occurring conditions together in order to [...]

Cocaine’s Effects On The Brain

The Effects Of Using Salvia

Hallucinogenic drugs are quite difficult to get a hold of. Unfortunately, a lot of individuals found a legal option that provides the same effect as most illegal stimulants. Their solution: Salvia. Despite widespread efforts across the nation, most states still allow Salvia to be purchased over the counter legally. At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize the damaging impact hallucinogenic drugs like Salvia are having on people across the country. It is crucial for anyone abusing Salvia to get drug [...]

Dangers Of Binge Drinking

Dangers Of Binge Drinking

People across the country enjoy gathering to socialize in a safe and pleasurable environment with friends. Adding alcohol to the mix in moderation can help individuals relax and let loose without engaging in harmful activities. Unfortunately, individuals often take this experience to the extreme. Individuals often come to the Crosby Clinic for alcohol treatment when they are no longer able to control the amount of alcohol they consume at a sitting. When people drink excessive amounts of alcohol, they [...]

What Comes First – Drinking Or Depression?

Substance Use Disorder

Across the United States, millions of innocent people are victims of substance use disorders. Individuals in need of substance abuse help can come to the Crosby Clinic anytime. Although occasional use of most substances does not guarantee that they are suffering from addiction, frequent and continual use can indicate that someone is suffering. It is important to understand the nature of addiction, how it develops, and why it is so important to overcome. What Are Substance Use Disorders? According to Substance [...]