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The Environmental Effect On Addiction

The Environmental Effect On Addiction

Addiction is often considered a family disease. It is deeply rooted in trauma, mental, genetic, and behavioral issues as well as relationships and family history. Studies have found a strong link between a person developing an addiction and the environment in which they live. A person’s school, work, and home atmosphere often play a critical role in a person developing an addiction. At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize the important role the environment plays in influencing addiction. For this [...]

Can Parents Force Their Child To Go To Drug Rehab?

Can Parents Force Their Child To Go To Drug Rehab?

Watching your child struggle with addiction may be one of the most difficult things you ever go through. At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize how detrimental addiction is to families. Teens and adolescence often turn to substance use due to peer pressure and opportunity. These individuals are not yet mature enough to recognize the negative impact substance abuse can have on your life and health. If teens are unwilling to get substance abuse help on their own, families often [...]

Addiction: Psychological Versus Physical

Addiction: Psychological Versus Physical

At the Crosby Clinic, we understand there are many ways addiction can impact a person’s life, health, and wellbeing. In order to effectively combat addiction, it is crucial for individuals to understand their addictions before drug treatment. Addiction can afflict a person in two ways – psychological or physical. These types of addiction are related to each other in some ways but have much different significations and warnings. Understanding the differences can help you make progress in drug rehab. The [...]

Neuroplasticity And Addiction Recovery

Neuroplasticity And Addiction Recovery

At the Crosby Clinic, we are firm believers that the brain can be “reprogrammed” away from negative behaviors. Individuals are able to relearn positive responses to negative triggers, regardless of how long they have responded negatively. Just recently, scientists discovered that the human brain could constantly adapt. Our neurons are able to form new pathways, even after the brain becomes damaged. Interestingly, our brains condition to form new pathways throughout our entire lives. The Brain’s Function Neurons in the brain are [...]

Working As A Bar Tender While In Recovery

Working As A Bartender While In Recovery

Working as a bartender can be an extremely rewarding career for people who thrive in fast-paced environments. Unfortunately, it can be a difficult work environment for someone who is battling addiction. Our Escondido alcohol recovery programs at the Crosby Clinic focus on helping individuals combat their addictions and deal with their triggers in a healthy and effective manner. There may be times working in your career as a bartender that you feel helpless in trying to combat your addiction. [...]

Can You Buy Naloxone Without A Prescription?

Can You Buy Naloxone Without A Prescription?

Although the Crosby Clinic encourages anyone battling an addiction to stop into our Escondido drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, it is crucial for individuals to be able to remedy an overdose situation immediately. Naloxone, which is commonly referred to as Narcan, is a synthetic drug that is used to treat opioid overdoses in emergencies. This drug has been utilized by first responders and hospitals across the nation for decades. With the dramatic increase in opioid overdoses over the past few [...]

Using Social Media To Increase Your Chance Of Recovery

Using Social Media To Increase Your Chance Of Recovery

It is easy to feel alone while struggling with addiction. Quite often, individuals who are dealing with substance abuse feel isolated and frightened. This is especially true during recovery. Thankfully, the emerging use of social media allows individuals battling addictions to connect with others around the world. This greatly expands the access of resources and useful information for individuals fresh out of residential treatment programs for substance abuse. At the Crosby Clinic, we encourage patients who are about to [...]

Opiate Addiction Withdrawal

Opiate Addiction Withdrawal

Opiate addiction is extremely difficult to combat. Individuals who suffer from opiate addiction often fail to achieve sobriety due to the painful withdrawal symptoms associated with treatment. Even individuals who are desperate for sobriety are overcome by painful withdrawal symptoms. Thankfully, the Crosby Clinic offers a medically assisted detox treatment at our Escondido inpatient rehab. Our detox allows individuals to detox safely and effectively with alleviated symptoms of withdrawal. Sickness And Withdrawal Individuals who go through opiate withdrawal often experience numerous [...]

Using Isradipine For Addiction Treatment

Does Long-Term Rehab Equal Long-Term Sobriety?

At the Crosby Clinic, we offer individuals inpatient rehab treatments that last between 14-days and 90-days, depending on the severity and type of addiction a person battles. Numerous individuals prefer short-term drug rehab as it allows them to return back to sobriety quickly. In 2014, a case referred to as “Anthony Act” forced a Pennsylvania family to push for a law that made 90-days in residential rehabilitation the minimum length of stay. This topic is quite controversial as many wonder [...]

Is Detox Always Required Before Drug Rehab?

Rebound Insomnia During Early Recovery

It is extremely common to experience adverse symptoms during the early stages of recovery. Unfortunately, a lot of individuals suffer from sleep disruptions as a result of the changes their bodies go through during detox. At the Crosby Clinic, we provide medication to assist individuals as they go through detox. This often alleviates some of the discomforts they experience from withdrawal. Sadly, rebound insomnia is something that can still be quite challenging early in recovery. How Drugs Cause Rebound Insomnia Over [...]