PTSD and Addiction

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is one of the most common disorders in the United States. In fact, 6.8% of the population will have PTSD at some point during their lives.

Read more

Drugs That Cause Skin Picking

Drug addiction can cause a variety of skin problems, including skin picking, also known as dermatillomania. Dermatillomania, or skin picking, is considered a “body-focused obsessive activity”.

Read more

Resources for Parents of Addicts

Raising children is not easy and raising a child who has struggled with addiction to drugs and alcohol is even more challenging. Whether your child is an adolescent or an adult struggling with substance abuse, addiction challenges the…

Read more

Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Rehab

The clinical benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been studied in a variety of physical and mental health conditions. The use of animals in a therapeutic setting can be traced back historically and the first scientific journal article…

Read more

I Got a DUI in California. Do I Need Rehab?

Drunk driving fatalities in the US have decreased by nearly 50% since the 1980s, however alcohol and substance impaired driving remains a serious problem. In 2018, according to the US Department of Transportation, 29% of total motor vehicle…

Read more