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  • How To Stay Sober This Valentine’s Day - Valentine’s Day is almost here! If you’ve recently recovered from an addiction, or are new to the sober scene, keep reading for our official “How To” guide on getting through this season of love. First things first; forget everything you’ve seen in the movies. We mean everything! Valentine’s Day was not designed for fancy restaurants… Continue Reading
  • Mental Health In America - The stigma around mental health has long been an issue for addicts and recoverees. According to the U.S. Health Department of Health & Human Services, 7.9 million adults in 2014 were diagnosed with both a substance use and mental health disorder. The conclusion? As the number of individuals with mental illnesses continues to rise, so… Continue Reading
  • A Veteran’s Fight Against Substance Abuse - Military men and women bravely sacrifice their lives to protect the lives of others. On one hand, they are celebrated for their accomplishments and on the other, left to lead a life of struggle and hardships.  What many fail to remember is the horror and strife our Veterans endure in battle. The memories they harbor… Continue Reading
  • Is Alcoholism Genetic? - There are many factors that contribute to alcohol use disorder. Some believe it’s a fault of the environment we surround ourselves with and the people that have influenced and will influence our daily lives.  There is, however, much more evidence to suggest that while work, stress, and relationships play a role in how one manages… Continue Reading
  • Meditation for Sober Living - At any stage of recovery, meditation allows individuals a moment in time to reconnect with their mind, body, and spirit. In this way alone, it’s one of the best routines to have when choosing to live a sober life. At Ridgeview Ranch Addiction Treatment Center, we teach our clients the constructs of meditation and how… Continue Reading
  • How To Overcome A Crack Addiction - Although less popular now then it was in the 1980s, crack cocaine is still affecting thousands of families in the U.S. every year. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, “ In 2016, 8.8 million individuals admitted to at least one-lifetime use of crack. In 2017, this figure was 9.6 million.” While… Continue Reading
  • Treatment for the Whole Person - Treatment for the Whole Person Ridgeview Ranch believes every aspect of your life is affected by addiction and drug abuse. That’s why at our addiction treatment center in Los Angeles, we target the whole body – Mental, Emotional, Physical and Spiritual – and specialize in healing all types of deeply rooted issues that may be… Continue Reading
  • Stop Vaping. Start Talking. - It’s been years since the world has been exposed to something as deadly as the e-cigarette movement. As of October 2019, 33 deaths have been reported across the United States associated with vaping. Like the popular Juul, many companies are trying to eliminate the issues surrounding its harmful effects. But the truth is, as of… Continue Reading
  • Marijuana: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly  - In California, the topic of medical and recreational marijuana has tempted the minds of many. Is it a gateway drug? Are there health risks involved? Could I become addicted? The truth is that there is still much to be learned about the effects of frequent marijuana use and the role it plays on drug addiction. … Continue Reading
  • The Importance of Medically Supported Detox and Residential Treatment - Every person deserves the chance to be happy and live well. Life’s sweetest recipe is made with love, support, and careful guidance through the murky waters of partying and drug abuse. Clinical Addiction Specialists, such as the ones staffed at Ridgeview Ranch, are trained to conquer the most difficult obstacles when it comes to detoxing… Continue Reading

 

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