Posts tagged Detox
The Importance of Journaling in Recovery

When someone is recovering after treatment for addiction, keeping a journal can be an effective tool to keep them healthy. In fact, many people working in the addiction field believe journaling to be the cheapest form of therapy and a catalyst for positive change.

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How to Handle Holiday Dinners after Detox

People who have struggled with addiction issues and have completed detox treatment at a rehab center still have some challenges to face when they return home. Detox is the medical process where someone who has become addicted to drugs or alcohol ceases to use so as to rid the body of all the associated toxins that have built up over time. Leaving the comforts and control of a place like Capo Canyon Recovery can be a scary idea, but a necessary one to fully integrate back into a normal life.

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The Science behind how Addiction Works in your Body

Derived from Latin, the word ‘addiction’ means to be ‘bound to’ or ‘enslaved by’, which will resonate with anyone who has experienced addiction issues or tried to support someone else with a problem. This is because addictive behaviors have a powerful influence on the brain and in cases of prolonged substance or alcohol abuse is manifested in three very distinct ways.

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Detoxing as an Older Adult

Going through the detoxification process is no easy feat at any age, but when you’ve been dependent on drugs or alcohol for prolonged periods of your life, there can be special needs associated with your more mature age. The kind of methods and treatment programs designed for younger patients with addiction issues might not be as appropriate for older adults, without specifically tailoring the programs. 

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Welcome to the Capo Canyon Blog Site!

Welcome to the Capo Canyon Recovery blog site! Capo Canyon Recovery’s mission is to provide a safe location for detoxification, that gives you comfort, access to medical care, and individualized and specialized care. Our detox facility is located in Laguna Niguel, CA, near Mission Viejo, CA, Aliso Viejo, CA, and Lake Forest, CA.

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