Gooden Center
A residential drug treatment center for men located in Pasadena, CA. The Gooden Center is a proud member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).

(626) 356-0078
191 North El Molino Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101 US

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The Fundamentals Of Treatment For Drug Abuse

While there are various different paths towards recovery, there are certain fundamentals common among all of them. These are treatment modules that every recovery center will provide in each and every one of its programs.

If you or a loved one are going to receive treatment for drug abuse, you can expect the following.

Detox

When you are physically dependent on
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4 Types of Addiction Treatment Programs

 

The Fundamentals Of Treatment For Drug Abuse

People that are in need of help for recovery from an addiction may not know what the best options are for them. There are a few different types of treatment programs that can provide a safe place for guidance and support while giving up an alcohol or drug addiction. These represent the four main types

 of addiction treatment programs.

 


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Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

The Fundamentals Of Treatment For Drug Abuse

 

As the opioid epidemic in the U.S. becomes an increasingly dangerous problem, it is important to be familiar with the signs and symptoms of opioid addiction. Overdose rates from opioid abuse have dramatically increased and the risk of a fatal overdose while abusing opioids is a serious issue. If you think you or someone you love might be addicted to
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How Addiction Triggers Can Affect the Brain

 

The Fundamentals Of Treatment For Drug Abuse

Most people have experienced how certain sights and smells can trigger memories or cravings for food, alcohol or smoking. People in addiction recovery must cope with these triggers on a regular basis in order to prevent relapse. Studies have shown that the concept of a “trigger” is a real cue that can light up certain areas of the brain, especially
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What to Say to an Alcoholic

The Fundamentals Of Treatment For Drug Abuse

 

When you believe that someone in your life may be abusing alcohol, you may not know what to do or what to say to them that may help the situation. How can you discuss a person’s problem with them without driving them further away into their substance abuse? People who are actively addictive are often defensive of their actions which
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