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Signs of an Adderall Addiction

Posted on May 10, 2016 by butchbutch

Adderall Addiction Treatment Pasadena

Adderall, a prescription medication used to treat diagnosed medical conditions like attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, has become a substance of abuse for many people today. The drug has been dubbed a “study drug” by high school and college

Walgreens’ Plan to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted on April 18, 2016 by butchbutch

Walgreens’ Plan to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

The pharmacy chain Walgreens has announced plans to do its part to reduce drug abuse and problems related to it with the introduction of two new programs this year. The first involves adding kiosks to many of its stores that

How Law Enforcement is Tackling Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted on April 14, 2016 by butchbutch

Prescription Drug Abuse Pasadena

More Americans are now dying from drug overdoses than motor vehicle accidents, according to a press release from the White House last year. The majority of those deaths involved prescription drugs. This complex issue requires participation from numerous government agencies

Marijuana May Increase Abuse of Other Substances

Posted on March 14, 2016 by Pasadena Recovery CenterPasadena Recovery Center

Marijuana May Increase Abuse of Other Substances

Marijuana use may increase a person’s risk for abuse of other substances, including nicotine, a new study has discovered. Researchers in this latest study cautioned that marijuana users, particularly heavy users, should be carefully monitored for signs of abuse of

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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