Private vs free rehab
Private Rehab VS Free Rehabilitation

Paying for rehab is one of the biggest obstacles in getting help for drug and alcohol addiction. The longer you delay getting treatment the worse your substance use disorder will progress. In some cases permanent physical and psychological damage are caused directly from untreated drug and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, there are options for those struggling […]

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How the San Diego-Mexico Border Affects Drugs in CA

Mexican transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) represent the greatest influence on drug trafficking into the United States and the biggest criminal drug threat in the country, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) reports. The southwest border (SWB) of the United States — located near San Diego, between California and Mexico —represents one of the largest drug smuggling corridors in […]

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How to Navigate California’s Drug Laws

California is one of the biggest and most populous states in the United States. With its numerous transportation hubs and shared border with Mexico, drugs flow in and out of the state regularly. Numerous laws have been enacted over the years to curb the import of drugs into California, crack down on distribution and diversion […]

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How to Tell if Someone is Abusing Opioids

Opioid abuse can affect anyone in any profession. Those individuals struggling with this illness are often able to hide it for a time. But going without treatment early on it has serious consequences for both physical and mental health. Do you suspect someone you know, or love may be struggling with this problem? At first, […]

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What to Expect in Addiction Recovery

Recovering from an addiction to alcohol or drugs is a challenging time with highs and lows. While no recovery journey is exactly like another, there are often similarities. When you know what to expect, you may be able to cope better with the challenges that often accompany recovery journeys. Hope Canyon Recovery features holistic treatment […]

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Signs of Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol addiction is the most common form of substance abuse in the U.S., affecting countless Americans from all walks of life. The various warning signs of alcohol addiction are typically recognizable, however, some may be more difficult to identify. Many people with alcohol abuse disorder attempt to cover up their drinking problem by isolating themselves […]

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Words of Encouragement for Someone in Rehab

It takes motivation to reach a goal. For someone in rehab, it can be difficult to maintain motivation each day when they’re feeling overwhelmed or vulnerable. It can make a world of difference for someone experiencing a trying day to hear words of encouragement. As your loved one strives to overcome their addiction, support them […]

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What You Should Bring to Rehab: A Checklist

Are you heading to Hope Canyon Recovery? Congratulations on your decision! The days ahead of treatment can be stressful and overwhelming. You may not know what to expect or how to prepare; that’s why we’ve made a quick, easy to follow checklist on what to bring to rehab. If you have questions about specific items, […]

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2021 Healthy Tips for Staying Sober: Check-In

Did you make the New Year’s resolution to get sober? How’s it going so far? Did you know studies show that over 50 percent of people won’t follow through on those resolutions as the year progresses? You’re not alone. We’re here to help re-inspire you! If you’ve fallen off your game, don’t worry. We’re here […]

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Symptoms You May Be Addicted to Pain Pills

If you think you have an abuse problem or an addiction to pain pills, it’s essential to learn about the signs and symptoms of opioid-based prescription pain pill addiction. Opioid painkillers are tremendously addictive. The effects of addiction to pain pills and other highly addictive medications is that they change the chemistry of your brain. […]

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