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Heroin Use Increasing among Women in the U.S.

Posted on September 28, 2015 by pasadenarecovepasadenarecove

Heroin Use Increasing among Women

Heroin use is on the rise in the U.S. and the demographics of the drug are also changing. Today’s heroin user is as likely to be a woman, and an affluent one at that, rather than young men with lower

The Alarming Reality of Heroin Use in the U.S.

Posted on September 7, 2015 by Pasadena Recovery CenterPasadena Recovery Center

The Alarming Reality of Heroin Use | Heroin Addiction Treatment | Orange County

Heroin use is on the rise in the United States and with the increased use also comes more heroin overdose deaths. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that heroin use has been growing

Substance Abuse and California Drivers: Understanding the Risk

Posted on August 31, 2015 by Pasadena Recovery CenterPasadena Recovery Center

Substance Abuse and Drivers | Addiction Help Los Angeles

A recent study by the Florida-based found that California does not have the highest traffic fatalities due to drug and alcohol use in the country. However, the state did have an unusually high number of fatalities related to certain

Does Your Eye Color Determine Your Risk for Alcohol Addiction?

Posted on August 24, 2015 by Pasadena Recovery CenterPasadena Recovery Center

Risks for Alcohol Addiction | Addiction Treatment | Pasadena CA

As the quest to determine risks for alcohol addiction continues, a new study has shed some unexpected light on the issue. Researchers from the University of Vermont have discovered alcohol addiction may be tied to eye color, offering more evidence

The Experience

Admissions Process

Many people find the very idea of entering a rehab facility daunting. We at the Pasadena Recovery Center want to ease your fears and assure you that we will be here with you every step of the way. Many people believe that the hardest step is the very first one – contacting us – and then it gets progressively easier.

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Typical Day

A typical day at PRC consists of specialized groups such as Anger Management, Grief and Loss, Relationships, Relapse Prevention, Gratitude Group, Groups hosted by Mackenzie Phillips, Gary Richman, and more. Also you’ll get one-on-one counseling sessions with our specialized treatment team, as well as family sessions.

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Expert Speakers Series

At the Pasadena Recovery Center we regularly bring in community leaders and addiction experts to educate our residents, alumni and staff. For example, the Nation’s top drug official, Gil Kerlikowske (photo right), spoke about the California marijuana legalization ballot measure (Prop. 19) prior to the 2010 election.

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