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Dilaudid Abuse And Addiction

Commonly Abused Opiates

Opiates are a widely popular drug across the United States. At the Crosby Clinic, we treat numerous individuals at our Escondido residential treatment programs for substance abuse. Opiates are some of the most difficult substances to overcome abuse of as the process involves an extremely painful detox and extensive behavioral therapies. In order to understand how opiate addiction impacts users, it is crucial to understand exactly what an opiate is. What Are Opiates? Opiates are drugs derived from the opium poppy [...]

Signs You Are Enabling A Loved One’s Addiction

Signs You Are Enabling A Loved One’s Addiction

We deal with endless patients at the Crosby Clinic whose families have lost their homes, stopped paying bills, and took on the burden of their addictions simply to keep them around out of fear. It is crucial to recognize how your actions may be negatively impacting your loved one’s struggle. We often want what we think is best for our loved ones. When it comes to loved ones suffering from addiction, we often blur the line between what is good [...]

Schizoaffective Disorder And Addiction

Methamphetamine Psychosis

Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive substance abused by countless individuals across the United States. At the Crosby Clinic, we help patients battling this horrible addiction by providing detox and inpatient rehab where they can learn adequate coping skills to remain substance-free. Unfortunately, a large percentage of individuals who do not get treatment suffer from psychotic symptoms from using this harmful substance. What Is Methamphetamine Psychosis? The term methamphetamine psychosis is used to describe the mental side effects that occur from excessive [...]

Rehab While On Probation

Rehab After A Drug Possession Arrest

Individuals who engage in drug use and abuse often find themselves in trouble with the legal system. Drugs not only have an immense negative impact on a person’s physical and mental health, but they can greatly impact how a person acts and functions out in society. We help patients from all walks of life get drug treatment at the Crosby Clinic that is truly life-changing. Drug Possession Arrests Drug use and addiction can disrupt a person’s life on several levels. Not [...]

Using Isradipine For Addiction Treatment

Five Most Addicted Drugs

There are numerous harmful drugs around the world, each presenting its own level of addiction to users. The rate at which a person becomes addicted to a substance varies greatly, depending on the type. At the Crosby Clinic, we have experience helping patients in drug treatment who have used for years before developing their addictions, as well as others who have developed theirs virtually overnight. Understanding what some of the most addictive drugs are can help you understand whether [...]

Does Drinking And Smoking Increase Signs Of Aging?

Addiction In The Elderly

At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize the importance of treating every aspect of addiction, no matter who is affected by it. Addiction is a disease that does not discriminate. No matter what age, gender, race, or social class a person belongs to, they can fall victims to addiction. Unfortunately, we are seeing a growing number of elderly individuals across the United States battling drug addictions. Increasing Use Among Elderly Americans In 2001, there were an astounding 911,000 older Americans abusing prescription [...]

Cocaine And Amphetamines Increasing The Risk Of Suicide

What Is A Hangover?

At the Crosby Clinic, we understand the serious health consequences alcohol can have. Consuming a large amount of alcohol can leave a person feeling horrible in the morning. The symptoms a person experiences fall under the category of a “hangover.” Quite often, people joke about the severity of the hangover they experience, correlating it to the night of fun they had. Unfortunately, a hangover is far from s representation of a good time. In fact, it can indicate severe [...]

K2 Overdose

Treatment Options For A Methamphetamine Overdose

Methamphetamine is becoming one of the most commonly used drugs across the United States. Its growing popularity is partially due to its price, ease-of-access, and its powerful addiction. At the Crosby Clinic, we see individuals from across California in need of drug treatment for meth addictions. Unfortunately, individuals that abuse meth are at an increased risk of developing serious, life-threatening health complications. The Truth About Methamphetamine Meth is a highly addictive stimulant drug which can cause serious risks to a person’s [...]

Anxiety And Addiction: Co-Occurring Disorders

How Long Does Cocaine Stay In Your System?

Cocaine addiction is a growing problem we see at the Crosby Clinic. Individuals battling this terrible illness often seek substance abuse help simply because the drug is taking over every aspect of their lives. From disrupting their relationships to making it hard to concentrate at work or school, their minds are clouded by thoughts and cravings for this dangerous substance. In order to help patients who are suffering, it is important that they know more about the substance and [...]

Hepatitis C Treatment For Former Intravenous Drug Users

What Is Heroin Cut With?

At the Crosby Clinic, we see the damaging impact heroin is having on the lives of innocent victims. Heroin is a very potent drug in itself. Quite often, drug dealers will mix the drug with numerous substances in order to earn more money. This is an activity known as “cutting”.  Not only can this cause severe health complications, but the fact that no two doses are cut the same puts users at an increased risk of suffering a fatal [...]