5 Benefits of Remote Addiction Rehab

The lockdowns and social distancing procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic have made it difficult for people to travel to healthcare facilities such as inpatient rehab centers to cope with their addictions. However, it increased the popularity of online rehab programs and telehealth services that have been proven to be equally effective in addiction treatment. If…

Women’s Rehab Program vs. Non-Gender-Specific Program: Which Is For You?

When deciding to get help for drug and alcohol addiction or seeking out treatment for mental health disorders, it’s key to know what type of program is right for your situation. For example, a women’s rehab program provides a very focused, high level of care in a safe, comfortable environment. At United Recovery California, our…

Childhood Trauma and Addiciton

What happens to us as children often shapes our personalities as adults. When those influences are negative, they can have outsized impacts on our actions, including turning to substance abuse. Researchers have long been curious about the links between childhood trauma and addiction. It does seem that many individuals who survived chaos during their childhood…

Can Social Media Cause Anxiety

  Teenagers are notorious for always being on their phones, tablets, or other devices. Talking with friends, posting on social media, and playing games can take up a large chunk of their time. But could this habit be hurting them? For some teens, anxiety and social media go hand-in-hand. For others, compulsive use of their…