**Disclaimer: I am not a Doctor.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Preventing Drug Relapse

Drug relapse can be a devastating time for addicts. In a blink of an eye, all of the hard work it took to get sober and remain sober is is wiped out. This devastation can make detoxing and seeking treatment a second time even more difficult than it was the first time.

Rather than having recovering addicts learn this lesson the hard way, many drug rehabs are taking steps to prevent any likelihood of relapse by utilizing treatment programs that equip recovering addicts with the skills necessary to stay on the path and continue in their sobriety.

Above it All Treatment is one such rehab that offers 12 step addiction recovery programs in California. By implementing the 12 steps into all of their various treatment programs, they are able to instill tools for success in their many patients. With these tools and life skills, many recovering addicts are able to stay sober and continue their sobriety without temptations or relapses.

To learn more about the 12 step process, or about Above It All Treatment, visit their officeial website at:


Monday, November 19, 2012

Award Winning Chemical Dependency Programs

New Dawn Treatment Centers -- with 4 locations in Northern California -- have been treating chemical dependency through their many treatment programs for over 25 years. Their commitment to excellence in wellness and recovery has been a standout for decades, employing a variety of different techniques to ensure rehabilitation in its clients.

All of New Dawn's chemical dependency treatment programs first address the underlying conditions that affect and enable the dependency to the drug or drugs causing the addictions. By addressing these underlying issues, and bringing them to the forefront of attention, a higher rate of success can be attained in stopping the habitual use of the drugs, and preventing incidents of relapse.

With four locations conveniently located around the Bay Area of San Francisco, their treatment centers offer peaceful and serene setting that are both conducive and integral to the healing process. New dawn has locations centered in:

New Dawn Recovery Center: Citrus Heights #1

New Dawn Recovery Center: Citrus Heights #2

New Dawn Recovery Center: Sausalito #1

New Dawn Recovery Center: Sausalito #2

Visit the official website to learn more about program options, requirements, and amenities of New Dawn Recovery HERE.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Rebuilding a Woman's Confidence

The female breast is more than just a simple body part, it is also a symbol; a symbol of life, nurturing, and a symbol of womanhood.

Often times, breasts are also a symbol of a woman's personal self-image. This being said, the appearance of a woman's breasts can have either a positive or negative effect on their overall self image and self esteem.

Women who naturally have a smaller cup size can sometimes feel less adequate; their emotions and self worth battered by their mental perception of the view of this symbol. In these cases, breast augmentation can be a physical procedure that restores confidence and self esteem, and ends up being a mental treatment as well.

Rocklin Cosmetic Surgery is a reputable company that performs thousands of breast enlargements in Sacramento every year. Through the process of consultation, procedure, and follow-up, they see first hand how breast implants can have a very bright and positive effect on a woman's psyche. Nowhere is this more evident than procedures that have been performed on patients that have previously had a mastectomies or double mastectomies. These patients that have had their breasts removed do breast cancer, regain a sense of "normalcy" to their lives and bodies from the implant procedures. As many patients often say, "I feel like a woman again," the emotional bond between a woman and her breasts becomes quite apparent.

Whatever the underlying reasons for electing to have breast augmentation surgery, the truth is that confidence, self esteem, and positive self image is also being implanted.