synthetic marijuana

The Health Risks of Synthetic Marijuana

Synthetic marijuana, often called Spice or K2, is a drug developed in a lab. Manufacturers base the creation of these products offer natural cannabinoids but often make them stronger and, as a result, more dangerous. As with marijuana abuse, using these products can lead to drug addiction and dependence. At Solution Based Treatment, we offer…

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

For those with substance use disorders, breaking the cycle of addiction requires assistance from licensed professionals and a deep personal commitment. You can learn strategies to kick self-destructive habits that will help you maintain sobriety during your recovery. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, we offer several addiction treatments and detox programs for clients in Murrieta, CA. …

Understanding Physical Dependence

Understanding Physical Dependence

Physical dependence, addiction, drug abuse–these terms are often used interchangeably. But they aren’t the same. Drug abuse is the act of misusing a substance. Addiction is a series of harmful behaviors you develop around something that you feel compelled to continue. But being physically dependent? That’s about biology and what substances do in your body…

What is an Enabler

What Is an Enabler?

If you have a loved one with a substance use disorder, you should avoid becoming an enabler or promoting codependency in your relationship. Codependent relationships include an imbalance where an enabler provides support for self-destructive behavior. Breaking this cycle sets the tone for a healthier relationship and can help your loved one avoid returning to…

veteran substance abuse

Veterans and Substance Abuse

Most of us will never know the pain soldiers carry, but PTSD is complicated. Some veterans don’t want to live in the past. Others suffer out of respect for their fallen comrades. If you are concerned that unresolved trauma might be affecting your life, self-worth, temper, substance use, relationships, or conflict resolution skills in ways…

marijuana and young adults

Marijuana and Young Adults

While some people are able to use marijuana without consequences, people with unresolved trauma and particular life circumstances cannot use marijuana without moving onto more dangerous drugs as their tolerance builds. Marijuana is a trigger for people who are addicted to cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, and many other drugs. Marijuana makes people more likely to relapse…