COVID-19, Depression and Drug Abuse: Recovery in Orange County, CA

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You’ve heard this said many times since March, but it doesn’t make it any less true or meaningful: It’s okay to not be okay right now. In fact, as we trudge our way through an atypical holiday season—which can be difficult under normal circumstances—many people continue to struggle with loneliness, anxiety, depression, COVID trauma or even PTSD.

In addition to lackluster holidays, a poor U.S. economy may also signal increased addiction rates and mental health problems. Why? Studies show a strong correlation between higher unemployment rates and increased drug use. Unfortunately COVID-19 has all but eliminated in-person mental health resources meant to help people cope with psychological distress.

COVID, mental health and your addiction

Whether you’re struggling with COVID trauma, COVID mental health, COVID alcoholism, PTSD, or another addiction or mental health condition unrelated to COVID-19, the skilled team of specialists at Miramar has a treatment program that can help you regain control of and restore your life.

Our rehabilitation services include a medically assisted detox period followed by residential treatment and then outpatient continuing care. It is not uncommon for our participants to have a dual diagnosis, which means to have an addiction because of a pre-existing mental disorder or vice versa.

Our inpatient rehab offers 24/7 care as well as fully licensed and capable individuals who can effectively treat co-occurring conditions like:

  • PTSD
  • Sexual trauma/abuse
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • OCD
  • ADD & ADHD
  • Eating disorders

If you or a loved one is self-medicating or struggling to overcome an addiction alone, we are ready to help. 

You don’t have to do this alone—even during a pandemic.

Our team is specialized in treating issues stemming from mental health, COVID alcoholism, trauma, depression, and anxiety. We want to help you break the cycle of addiction. Call (949) 691-5036 to get started or to schedule a free consultation.


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