Understanding the Link Between PTSD and Substance Abuse


Understanding the Link Between PTSD and Substance Abuse Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) substance abuse issues are an unfortunate reality of life for many veterans and other sufferers of PTSD. Many cases are not only a co-occurring issue, but they are often linked to one another. Sober Partners, providers of substance abuse treatment programs for [...]

Understanding the Link Between PTSD and Substance Abuse2022-10-31T06:00:11-07:00

Dopamine Foods to Help Overcoming Addictions


Dopamine Foods to Help Overcoming Addictions When trying to overcome a substance abuse issue and leave addiction in the last chapter of your life as you start the next, it is only natural to try and seek out other forms of dopamine to keep on getting a bit of the effect without the negative [...]

Dopamine Foods to Help Overcoming Addictions2022-10-31T05:39:22-07:00

Do Dopamine Supplements Work?


Do Dopamine Supplements Work? When undergoing treatment for substance abuse or just getting into the beginning stages of recovery, it is not uncommon for users looking to quit to hear about dopamine supplementation as a tool that can be used for their success. But do dopamine supplements work? And if they do, are they safe [...]

Do Dopamine Supplements Work?2022-09-29T11:33:46-07:00

Female vs. Male Addiction


Female vs. Male Addiction As professional providers of both mental health and drug rehabilitation treatment in Newport Beach, our team of professionals finds it important to determine if there are any gender differences in addiction and recovery when comparing female to male addiction. This is important as, if there are any, they can greatly [...]

Female vs. Male Addiction2022-09-29T06:04:47-07:00

Understanding What Causes Someone to Relapse


Understanding What Causes Someone to Relapse Why do some addicts never recover? Mainly due to being the victim of triggers and instances which can lead to a state of relapse. This is no new issue, as many addicts have experienced many relapses during their journey to recovery. It is, however, important to note that each [...]

Understanding What Causes Someone to Relapse2022-09-29T05:47:33-07:00

What Is Dual Diagnosis?


What Is Dual Diagnosis? Dual diagnosis, and its treatment, is one of the most pondered upon conditions in the world of both mental health and substance abuse treatment. For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to understand certain things, such as: what is dual diagnosis and how the treatment of dual diagnosis is different from [...]

What Is Dual Diagnosis?2022-09-29T05:25:02-07:00

Attachment Theory: Childhood Blueprint For Adult Behavior


Attachment Theory: A Childhood Blueprint The Attachment Theory argues that a strong emotional and physical bond to one primary caregiver in our first years of life, is critical to our development. If our bonding is strong and we are securely attached, then we feel safe to explore the world. We know there is always [...]

Attachment Theory: Childhood Blueprint For Adult Behavior2022-09-15T14:55:21-07:00



Spirituality Some of people use the term spirituality to describe a sense of inner or moral strength. Others use it to describe their belief in God.  While others again use it to describe the relationship between oneself and the things beyond them. For those who are new to recovery and for many who’ve been [...]


Welcome To The Family…Disease


Welcome To The Family...Disease There is a direct link between family relationships and the potential for the development of adolescent substance abuse.  It has been shown that teens who were more likely to become addicts generally demonstrated a less close relationship with their parents than other young people.  One explanation may be that parents [...]

Welcome To The Family…Disease2022-11-21T08:03:08-08:00

Can An Addict Change?


Can An Addict Change? Many addicts say,  ‘I am an addict.’ They admit it, but it’s only lip service. They don’t really accept it down in their soul. They don’t accept it wholeheartedly, and so somewhere down the road there will be doubt, a moment when they think ‘I can do just one hit’ or [...]

Can An Addict Change?2022-09-15T14:55:22-07:00
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