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As Northern California’s Premier Drug and Alcohol Rehab Recovery Center, we aim to provide you with current events and information on drug, alcohol and substance abuse to help you or your loved one on your journey to addiction recovery and long term sobriety.

December Is National Drunk And Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month

Safe Holiday Tips-Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

The holidays are a time for friends, family and celebrations. Unfortunately, they are also the time when accidents involving drunk or drugged drivers increase. Because of this, the National Highway and Transportation Safety Administration had deemed December National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention/Awareness Month to help educate the public of the dangers of driving under […]

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The Role Of Mental Health In Addiction

Wildflower Closeup-The Role Of Mental Health In Addiction

The challenges of mental illness often go hand-in-hand with drug or alcohol abuse. This makes both conditions difficult to diagnose and to treat. The link between addiction and psychological problems is complex and not completely understood. What is known is that mental illness can increase the risk of drug abuse and alcoholism. Very often, the […]

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5 Things To Be Thankful For When Recovering From Addiction

5 Things To Be Thankful For When Recovering From Addiction

The emotionally demanding process of recovery is not easy by anyone’s standards. The initial phases of sobriety are particularly difficult, and even physically and emotionally exhausting. Yet, in the early phase of recovery, individuals who are battling drug or alcohol addiction are often surprised that they quickly begin to rediscover hope and a renewed appreciation […]

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How Prescription Drug Addiction Can Sneak Up On Anyone

Prescription Drug Addiction Can Sneak Up On Anyone-SummitEstate

Prescription drug addiction is a problem that affects people of all ages and from all walks of life. Prescription painkillers, tranquilizers and amphetamines are being abused by individuals who never intended to become addicted. Who Is Abusing Prescription Drugs And Why? Often, the problem begins when an individual is prescribed a medication for an injury […]

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25 Ways To Reward Yourself – Without Alcohol Or Drugs – For Recovery Milestones

Ways To Reward Yourself Without Alcohol Or Drugs

It’s important to reward yourself for your accomplishments during your recovery, whether for behavioral changes and/or milestones in sobriety. The purpose of rewarding yourself is to strengthen your resolve to keep alcohol and drugs out of your life. Rewarding yourself increases your awareness of all that you have accomplished. Here are 25 ideas of ways […]

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Is My Partner An Addict? What Can I Do?

Is My Partner an Addict-What Can I Do-Summit Estate Rehab

It can be painfully difficult to witness anyone going through addiction. However, when it’s under your roof and it’s your partner who is addicted, the situation can be scary, stressful, and very uncertain. In the early stages of the addiction, there may be confusion in the household. The non-addicted partner begins to see behavioral changes […]

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5 Activities For Inner Strength To Support Sobriety

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Many people in recovery will talk about how their inner strength is helping to sustain their sobriety. For those who are just beginning their journey of recovery, it can be challenging to determine what is required to strengthen that somewhat mysterious, intangible trait called inner strength. What Exactly Is Inner Strength? The reality is that […]

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