Miramar Laguna Beach Blog

March 17, 2016
Whisky and Prescription Drugs On a Table

Is There a Link Between Bad Weather and Addiction?

It’s not uncommon to feel a little under the weather during the winter months of the year, when the days […]
March 16, 2016
Family at the Beach Together

How to Talk to a Child About a Parent’s Addiction

Making the decision to enroll in drug or alcohol rehab centers is never an easy one — and adding a […]
March 15, 2016
Dad and Child on Beach

Famous Celebrity Rehab Success Stories

Celebrities are perpetually scrutinized under the limelight of tabloids, online gossip columns and social media — it’s easy to forget […]
March 2, 2016
Drugs Being Illegally Loaded Into a Car's Trunk

Illicit Drug Trafficking Contributing to High Addiction Rates

Illicit Drug Trafficking Contributing to High Addiction Rates The drug trafficking business in Mexico is worth an estimated $50 billion […]
February 26, 2016
Prescription Drug Container

The Invisible Drug Abuse Epidemic Among Older Adults

Although it’s common to associate addiction with younger demographics, a new drug addiction epidemic is on the rise among America’s […]
February 25, 2016
Older Man With Pill Bottles

Nature vs. Nurture: The Contributing Factors of Opioid Abuse

Five million people in the United States are affected by opioid abuse every year. The rise in popularity of opioid […]
February 12, 2016
Young Family Meets With a Therapist

How Family Involvement Works in Recovery

The disease of drug addiction doesn’t just affect the addict—it also affects the entire family. When someone is in active […]
February 1, 2016
Dead Body At a Hospital

What Happens When You Combine Different Drugs?

For many illicit drug users, mixing and matching different substances is commonplace. While illegal drug abuse is dangerous enough as […]
January 28, 2016
Depressed Person With Head In Arms

Dual Diagnosis: Facts & Figures

More than half of all individuals living with an addiction also have a co-occurring mental disorder. Dual diagnosis at drug […]
January 26, 2016
Young Girl Doing Drugs at a Party

Risk Factors of Adolescent Substance Abuse

Drug and alcohol abuse has to begin somewhere. For many, things that occur during the adolescent years are the cause […]