drug overdose

Signs of a Drug Overdose

Whether it happens accidentally or intentionally, a drug overdose can quickly turn into a life-threatening situation. Unfortunately, drug overdoses are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. In some cases, an OD occurs by someone taking medications prescribed by a doctor, such as opioid painkillers. In other situations, a person may…

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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…

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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. …

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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…

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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…

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