Bullying and Drug Abuse


Life is a pandora’s box full of natural surprises that none of us can truly predict. Some like to believe God has a purpose for them while doing for them what they cannot do for themselves. Others may hold onto the belief that destiny has already created its path and they are just pawns of fate in the game of life. Then there are some that convince themselves that life

10 Styles of Meditation and it’s Benefits

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It’s hard to remember that our lives are such a short time. We take waking up every day for granted and stroll through our lives without any existential fear- most of us at least. Some of us are devoted to religion often thinking about the afterlife, but even then we are living in a future tense. It’s tough trying to stay in the present and appreciate all that surrounds us

Everything an Addict Should Know about Dual Diagnosis

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Turning on the news in today’s ever growing, ever showing world can be a traumatic event. With all the international turmoil and political anarchy occurring, it seems that everybody across the country is divided. Everybody is arguing about some cause or another and why their opinion is better than X, Y, and Z. Regardless of what channel you turn to or paper you pick up, there is some sort of

What are Research Chemicals and How do People Abuse Them?

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When we think of the future, we tend to hope for the best and prepare for the worst. At best we imagine a Disney like reality mixed with a Jetsons’ utopia. That’s not asking for too much considering the scientific and technological advances of mankind over the last couple centuries. Can you just picture it? With nearing 8 billion people on this planet the possibilities are astronomical. People like Benjamin

Opioids Take Months Off of U.S. Life Expectancy

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Taking a look at the general timeline of our physical vessel, we know for certain that we were born and we know for certain that one day we will die. Nobody is quite sure of what goes on in between. Everybody’s reality is different while everybody’s perception follows suit. We all have comparable journeys that are completely dissimilar at the end of the day. Nothing is guaranteed and everything is

10 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care in Sobriety

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The future contains so many hidden mysteries. Hopefully looking into your crystal ball like Ms. Cleo will provide a future full happiness, joy, and recovery. Most of us enter sobriety after putting ourselves through a beating that comes only from ingesting a slew of substances. This takes us down a path of powerlessness and unmanageability where eventually life or death must be chosen.  Ultimately, those of us that are lucky,

Hepatitis C Cases Are on the Rise with the Opioid Epidemic

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The chances of you reading this article and having known somebody close or even having known a friend of somebody close that has overdosed from some form of opiates- is more than likely. The drug epidemic in this country is an ever growing problem that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, but this “war on drugs” is just one of the problems addicts and alcoholics are now dealing

What a Hurricane Does to Addiction

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Dear friends of PRC: We are all Houston right now. When disasters like Hurricane Harvey hit, we must come together as a community and offer not only our thoughts and prayers, but our financial support and available resources to help those in need. The Pasadena Recovery Center family is opening our doors for donations of clothes and hard materials that we’ll be shipping to Houston over the next few weeks.

10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness in Sobriety


Should we be so lucky for circumstance to provide us in a scenario where we are sitting in a comfy leather chair reading a crisp brand new book or watching an exhilarating movie, we would find that no matter how gripping the material- our minds are always wandering elsewhere. It’s just part of human nature; either that or it’s just a sign of how we’re just trying to keep up

Senator Expands Probe into Opioid Addiction Crisis

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Goldilocks. Little Red Riding Hood. A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing. The Tortoise and the Hare. Hopefully, we were all fortunate enough at some point to listen thru such childhood hearings and tales of the like. The moral of the story often hidden within really glues itself to the fabric of our adult lives and so on as our timeline continues to develop. Some stories there is a protagonist and antagonist

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    Dr. Drew Pinsky
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    Former Ultimate Fighting Champion Ricco Rodriguez
  • It’s truly been a miraculous journey for me and I remember how hopeless I felt during my early days of recovery at PRC. Bless you for all you do.

    Michael P.
  • I am doing great, still sober. My wife now trusts me with my kids even alone…Life is much better today for me. I took a new role at my job that I absolutely love! I am grateful for PRC and the tools shown to me.

    Arthur Rivera
  • I learned more during last nights Family Program in the 1 hour and 45 minutes than I did in the 30 hours I spent at another Centers Family Program. If I knew then, what I know now we would have been at PRC first

    Jean Campbell-Morgan

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