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Adolescents struggling with substance use or mental health challenges are not broken — and they deserve a future that’s beyond better. Our adolescent treatment program in Orange County helps young boys and girls achieve healing that transforms and sustains entire families.

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Transitional Living for Addiction Recovery
The classic model of inpatient residential treatment for drug addiction and alcoholism provides at least twenty-eight...
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Coming Clean About Not Staying Clean: Communicating Relapse
Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism begins with the firm commitment to get- and stay- sober. That commitment...
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Encouraging Honesty in Adolescent Recovery
The psychological toll of addiction in an adolescent’s life is far-reaching. New ways of thinking and habitual patterns...
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Addiction: What is my teen thinking?
To a sober outsider, the thought processes of a drug addict appear to be devoid of logic and reason. Why do they...
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Should I Tell an Addict He’s in Denial?
Convincing a teenager to halt the use of social media might be easier than assuring them of their problems with...
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The Effects of Vicodin Addiction
Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is an opiate painkiller, and acetaminophen is a...
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Caffeine Addiction is a Telling Glimpse into the Pattern of Relapse
Many people have experienced a “need” for a cup of coffee when they wake up in the morning and before they face any of...
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Getting Help for a Loved One with a Gambling Problem
Compulsive gamblers often justify their conduct by arguing that it is a solitary activity. They claim that they gamble...
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Man’s Best Friend: Animal-Assisted Therapy
Animal-assisted therapy has progressed well beyond the remarkable world of seeing-eye dogs. Horses, dogs, cats, and...
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Will Rehab Be Covered by My Insurance?
Drug addiction is a public health problem, and health insurance will generally cover at least a portion of the costs...
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