Man with head in hand, struggling with meth abuse

What Is Crystal Meth?

What is crystal meth, and what types of meth are dangerous? If you or someone you love has a meth addiction, help is available. High-quality meth rehab in Laguna Beach is available.Meth rehab at Oceanfront Recovery is a person-first affair. We recognize that most addictions exist as a symptom of deeper issues. We’re committed to…

Woman sitting on windowsill sadly, during a bout of seasonal depression

What Is Seasonal Depression?

Alcohol is a known depressant. However, many people still turn to it as a primary means of relieving feelings of despair and the symptoms of depression. Unfortunately, alcohol will only make the problem worse over time. There is a strong correlation between depression and alcohol. Treating the two issues together can significantly increase the success…

Client learning about dual diagnosis rehab options

Benefits of of Dual Diagnosis Rehab

Addiction and mental health issues are often intertwined. This is one reason professionals are recommending dual diagnosis treatment more and more commonly. When someone is experiencing a substance use disorder and a mental health disorder, addiction treatment specialists call it a dual diagnosis or a co-occurring disorder. Research has found that people with mental health…

a woman learns in treatment how her mental health and alcohol addiction were effecting each other and her

Alcohol and Mental Health

Alcohol and mental health are inextricably linked in more ways than many realize. People drink alcohol for numerous reasons. For some, it’s a social lubricant. For others, it is a coping tool. Some people simply drink to relax. Whatever the reasons, drinking too much alcohol negatively impacts a person’s mental well-being. If you or someone…

a young adult suffering with depression opens up to a therapist in depression treatment

Depression in Young Adults

Feeling low, sad, or “blue” from time to time is something that most people experience. However, when these feelings persist over a long period, cause a problem in living, or return regularly, it is considered an illness known as depression. Young adults are especially prone to developing depression and often lack the skills to cope…

a man learns the theory of hedonic set point while in addiction treatment

What Is the Hedonic Set Point?

There is no perfect timeline for how substance abuse recovery treatment will work for you. Every single person is an individual, and their respective addictions are just as varied. When you work toward recovery, you begin to understand that substance abuse and dependency rewires your brain in many ways. Unlearning bad habits and forming new…

a person connects with a caring professional for help in an anxiety treatment program

Signs It’s Time to Find an Anxiety Treatment Program

An addiction is a difficult cross to bear for anyone, but the weight can become even more pressing when combined with another mental illness. Many people who struggle with substance abuse also suffer from a co-occurring disorder, and these two factors often exacerbate each other. Because of this, it’s vital that you seek care for…