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The Big Book and Step Two

Step Two and Restoring Hope

I realized while recovering from opioids in my program at Adjustment Family Services that a large part of why I used was because I didn’t have support. Support was something new to me, and it was only in recovery that I even felt open to it.  It was there that I learned what support was....
Outpatient Alcohol Rehab

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab

When Life Happens Sometimes Addiction Happens I never thought of myself becoming dependent on alcohol to get through my day. It just never crossed my mind it was an issue until it felt almost too late. Three children, a job, mortgage, and marriage didn’t deter from using alcohol. It took outpatient alcohol rehab at Adjustments...
Intensive Outpatient Program Near Me

Intensive Outpatient Program Near Me

You have finally decided to take the next step towards recovery. After months of broken commitments and a revolving door of day-long periods of abstinence and immediate relapse, you’re ready to get the help you need. Making the decision to enter any form of treatment is not easy. Swallowing your pride, looking in the mirror,...

How to Enjoy the Holidays During Outpatient Addiction Treatment

It’s the holiday season, but when you are in outpatient addiction treatment this time of year can be anything but delightful. With the presents, the family meals, and not to mention the family members that you may not be ready to face after being in outpatient drug treatment, it can be challenging to actually enjoy the holiday’s for...

Community Involvement

Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) operates two shelters within the county. The large main shelter in Camarillo houses over 400 pets and the administrative offices. Each year, Ventura County Animal Services cares for more than 10,000 animals. We are glad to be part of  2019 VCAS Gala! A small contribution from our team, we donated...

How to Correctly Do Step One and Surrender

For nearly 100 years, the 12-steps have helped countless alcoholics and addicts overcome their challenges. In addition, it helps them learn how to live without turning to the use of drugs or alcohol. Today, there are thousands of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings held in over 180 nations throughout the world, where the 12-Steps...

How Does IOP for Drug Addiction Work?

Popular images of rehab see people locking themselves away for weeks or months at a time to beat their addictions before re-entering their world. These in-patient programs do exist, and they are wildly successful. But they do require you to press pause on your life while you recover. Not everyone needs an in-patient rehab program, and most...
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