The Facts about Depression (Infographic)

Depression affects your mental health as well as your physical health. The symptoms of depression can have a negative impact on motivation and happiness, and the negative thoughts and moods can fuel self-medication with drugs and alcohol that can turn into an addiction. The reality of depression reveals the importance of a depression treatment program for…

Dealing With Anxiety

Dealing with anxiety is difficult. But having to deal with anxiety and depression at the same time can be even more challenging and complex. When substance use disorder, addiction to drugs or alcohol, is added to the mix, healing from any of the conditions can be daunting. Many people with anxiety or depression self-medicate with…

Prescription Pill Abuse

Ascend – Top Myths About Prescription Pill Abuse Ascend – Top Myths About Prescription Pill AbuseAscend – Top Myths About Prescription Pill Abuse Facts About Prescription Drug Use It can be easy to believe that prescription drugs are safe because they come from a doctor. However, many individuals who receive a prescription for pain relievers,…

Talk Therapy in Addiction Recovery

Talk therapy helps millions of people worldwide, and it is a fundamental part of any addiction recovery program. It can be uncomfortable attending therapy, but there are so many benefits, it’s essential to try. At Oceanfront Recovery, our experienced counselors and therapists conduct one-on-one therapy and other forms of talk therapy designed to help clients…

12 Step Approach to Recovery

The 12 step approach to recovery is a concept that has been around for over 70 years. Addiction treatment centers in California regularly adopt the 12 steps because of how effective they have been in helping individuals recover from addiction. Each treatment center has its own way of integrating the 12 steps into its programs.…