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Functional Alcoholic

Functional Alcoholic

For many, addiction falls into the background of the day-to-day. Anyone who stopped drinking coffee can tell you about the headaches and sluggishness of withdrawal. While we associate alcoholism with blacking out at parties and drunk-driving, many people are addicted...
Alcohol is a Drug

Alcohol is a Drug

As an orange county rehab and detox, we’ve listened to our community voice their concerns about illicit substances, from how easy they are to attain to how deadly, addictive, and unregulated they can be in our communities. From heroin to prescription opioids and...
The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs

Why Punishment Isn’t the Answer to Addiction Journalist Johann Hari, in his book Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, offers some of the most potent insights into why America’s international War on Drugs has been such a catastrophic...
Veterans and Suicide

Veterans and Suicide

How Addiction Plays a Part Drug abuse and drug prevalence in the armed forces and among veterans is an unfortunate fact. These men and women are under constant stress, often far from home, with limited access to emotional support from friends and family. Being an...
Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse – A Likely Combination When we think of comorbid diseases, we often look for a clear common link, such as with high cholesterol and heart disease. With addiction, however, the links aren’t always so clear. As research is showing,...
Ideas on How to Have Sober Fun

Ideas on How to Have Sober Fun

One of the main reasons people become dependent on drugs or alcohol is because addiction fills in a lot of downtimes. Just like you’re more likely to go out or cook when there’s less junk food lying around, you’re less likely to turn to drugs when you have other...
Why Being of Service Helps Ourselves

Why Being of Service Helps Ourselves

We started Experience Recovery because our local Orange County community was in need of skilled rehab and recovery services. Through the years, we’ve found that being of service is actually the best way of helping ourselves. Problems that are unique to our hometowns...