Miramar Laguna Beach Blog

February 25, 2016
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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 19, 2016
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The Lesser-Known Repercussions of a DUI

Every day, approximately 28 people die as a direct result of crashes stemming from drunk driving. Getting a DUI (or […]
February 18, 2016
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Substance Abuse and Pregnancy: A Sobering Look at the Facts

It’s common knowledge for most people that substance abuse during pregnancy can have devastating effects on an unborn fetus. The […]
February 17, 2016
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What Makes a Habit So Hard to Break?

As anyone aiming to lose weight for a New Year’s resolution or give up tanning in Irvine, California for Lent […]
February 15, 2016
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Alcohol Death Rate Rises 60 Percent in 20 Years

With a 60 percent rise in the number of deaths related to drinking within the past 20 years, it comes […]
February 12, 2016
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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 10, 2016
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CDC Press Release Updates Drinking Guidelines for Women

On February 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release updating its health guidelines regarding […]
February 9, 2016
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Student Athletes and Substance Abuse

It’s no secret that sports can be a beneficial part of an adolescent’s development. With over 8 million U.S. high […]
February 5, 2016
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The Effects of Alcohol on the Brain

It’s no secret that alcohol can impair your motor functions, speech and thinking while substantially contributing to addictive behavior. The […]
February 1, 2016
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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 […]