relapse prevention

How Can Relapse Be Avoided?

For those suffering from a substance use disorder, the threat of relapse can feel omnipresent. Family and friends may worry that one wrong move will spell the end of their loved one’s sobriety. Relapse can hurt everyone involved and cause meaningful, long-term relationships to fall by the wayside. The tug of alcohol or drugs on…

woman waving american flag having a sober 4th of july

Tips to Enjoy a Sober 4th of July

For those dedicated to sobriety, some days or weekends can be challenging. With the Fourth of July approaching, those in recovery may find themselves in a difficult situation since outdoor festivities and celebrations largely partake in alcohol consumption on Independence Day. Fortunately, there are plenty of activities to engage in if you are committed to…

rehab for professionals

Benefits of Rehab for Professionals

When it comes to who you are in terms of family and career, substance addiction does not discriminate. Fathers and mothers are just as susceptible to abusing substances as their children. Professionals like lawyers, politicians, doctors, and celebrities may also find themselves in need of addiction treatment programs to help them manage their lives. For…

seasonal affective disorder

Does Good Weather Really Improve Mood?

Weather is a powerful force of nature that humans have spent thousands of years trying to understand through passive observations, eventually leading to the development of modern weather technology. Understanding weather patterns is critical for obvious reasons, including food production, catastrophic storms, and climate changes. This omnipresent force may also influence something less obvious: your…

managing anxiety

How Can Anxiety Disorder Be Managed?

Anxiety. Just thinking about the all-too-familiar experience can itself be anxiety-provoking. If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, then you probably know how it can pop up at the most inconvenient times. Anxiety is more than just a passing bout of fear or stress that you can typically work through and still engage in work…

sobriety tips

Helpful Sobriety Tips for the Summer

As summer approaches, making plans for fun activities with friends and family can be challenging for those struggling with alcohol or substance abuse. So many gatherings are prone to have drinking as a component, and it can be difficult to say no when offering a chilled beer on a hot day. Maintaining sobriety can be…

men's health

National Men’s Health Month: Why Should We Be Paying Attention?

For the entire month of June, awareness about men’s health and the unique issues they experience is recognized nationally. The goal is to encourage males and their families to focus on their health and practice healthy living. This awareness is important because statistics show that men die about five years earlier than women, and at a…

xanax addiction

Dangers of Xanax Addiction

Prescribed use of Xanax has been on the rise as more people search for ways to combat short-term anxiety and panic disorders. This has led to drug abuse as the number of reported cases of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) has steadily increased over the years. Xanax is meant to be a short-term solution, but the…

what makes oceanfront recovery's team clinically sophisticated

What Makes Oceanfront Recovery’s Team Clinically Sophisticated?

In a calm and serene area, there is a rehabilitation facility that stands out among all the rest: Oceanfront Recovery (‘Oceanfront’). Clients spend their time healing and focusing on their recovery in one of the most rejuvenating spaces: the coastline of Laguna Beach, California. However, this is not the only thing unique or noteworthy about Oceanfront.…