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Managing Your Pain AND Your Addiction Jan 17th, 2021

In 2018, studies suggest that almost 10 million people misused prescription painkillers. Diving a little deeper, researchers have found that 8%-12% of people who misuse opioids go on to develop a disorder and 4%-6% of people who misuse prescription opioids transition to heroin. What these numbers demonstrate is that the...

Tips for Maintaining Your Sobriety Through the Holidays Dec 10th, 2020

If you’re in recovery, especially early recovery, relapse prevention is one area that always deserves close attention. As you work toward freeing yourself from the bonds of a substance use disorder, there are bound to be a few challenges, which is certainly true of holidays. This year, however, the challenge...

The Role of Trauma in Addiction Nov 9th, 2020

Nearly 225 million adults (70%) in the United States have experienced at least one traumatic event, to say nothing of the millions of children who have been exposed. Whatever the age, substance use disorders are commonly linked to trauma as people find ways to cope with the aftermath. Our team...

Signs you Need Inpatient Addiction Treatment Oct 9th, 2020

Do you wake every morning resolved to quit using or drinking, only to find yourself caving into your cravings or withdrawal symptoms before the day is over? Overcoming an addiction is no small feat as this is a disease that hijacks your mind, body, and soul.  At Tres Vistas Recovery,...

What is the NAD IV Treatment Process? Sep 6th, 2020

Gaining back control of your life when you’re in the midst of a substance use disorder can be tricky and requires an approach that addresses your physical, mental, and emotional health. From your initial detox to maintaining your sobriety, there are many challenges along the road to recovery, but armed...

5 Ways You Can Prepare for Your At-Home Detox Aug 13th, 2020

Detoxification, or detox, is an essential step in your addiction recovery process. When you use drugs or alcohol, toxins accumulate and your body builds a tolerance to the substance. Stopping drug or alcohol use triggers withdrawal — a period in which your body cleanses itself of toxins. After detox, you...

Understanding How Suboxone Helps Patients Beat Opioid Addiction Jul 2nd, 2020

When it comes to opioid addiction, one of the biggest hurdles is navigating the withdrawal period, which sends people back to using to avoid the incredibly miserable side effects that come with trying to get clean. And this is where Suboxone® comes in, combined with our detox program to pave...

Preventing a Relapse During the COVID-19 Pandemic Jun 9th, 2020

Getting sober and staying sober is an extremely tough journey under normal circumstances, but when there’s a national health care crisis like the one we’re facing with COVID-19, the journey is made far more difficult. That said, even though the road to recovery may have a few more hurdles, there...

Can You Get Addicted To Opioids On The First Try? Jan 2nd, 2020

It is a known fact of how opioids are massively addictive substances. Numbers show how severe opioids abuse has become in the last decade. Approximately 10.3 million Americans above the age of 12 and older have misused opioids in the year 2018. This also includes 9.9 million people consuming it under prescription...

Eight Ways to Enjoy Your Sober Holiday Season Dec 29th, 2019

We come across tons of blogs that explore several ways that people are going through recovery struggle during the holidays. We all try hard to figure out what to do during the holidays and the New Year. Although it seems very difficult, we should know that it is not. People...

Get high naturally Dec 25th, 2019

Recovery Movement Insider Creates a Program for Kids Dr. Dan Headrick wants your kids to get high. Not that way. A natural high. He wants them to be so high on life itself that there will be absolutely no temptation to even try alcohol or drugs until they’re 21. To that end, he created The Other...

How to Know If You Have an Alcohol Intolerance Dec 20th, 2019

What do milk, eggs, nuts, and strawberries have in common? They’re some of the most common food allergies in the world and can cause anything from an itchy feeling to anaphylactic shock.  Want to know another surprising thing people can be allergic to or at least intolerant of? Alcohol. That’s...

The Warning Signs of a Toxic Person Dec 4th, 2019

When we love someone, we do our best to always see the good in them. An unfortunate side effect of that, sometimes, is that we can become blind to toxic relationships.  You might be wondering whether someone in your life is a source of negativity for you. If that’s the...

The Tell Tale Signs You’re Growing Apart from Friends Dec 3rd, 2019

Do you have that one friend that you’ve been meaning to call forever? You used to be so close, and somehow now it’s been three months since you last talked to them. And to be honest, the last time you did talk to them, things weren’t all that comfortable. Growing...

Understanding the Narcan Effects and How It Saves Lives Nov 24th, 2019

In 2017, over 47,000 people died from opioid-related drug overdoses, and 36% of them had prescription drugs. Considering it’s easy to go down that slippery slope of addiction when you have prescription pain medication on hand, you may find yourself hooked on your medications. When this happens, according to the...

9 Tips for Coping With Grief in Sobriety Nov 12th, 2019

Losing someone you love dearly can be one of the most difficult things to go through as a human being. Experiencing this type of loss brings with it a range of overwhelming emotions broken up into different stages. Just some of these include sadness, anger, confusion, resentment, and even relief...

The Link Between Trauma & Addiction Sep 30th, 2019

Tres Vistas Recovery When a person fears for their safety, witness a violent or tragic act or experience some kind of intensity of pain, more times than not that person can be described as having developed some form of trauma. The various levels of trauma affect each individual differently, so...

The Connection Between Mental Health And Physical Health Sep 17th, 2019

Mental health and physical health are very closely connected with each referring to the overall psychological well-being of an individual. It can include the way you feel about yourself, the quality of your relationships, your ability to manage your feelings, and dealing with difficulties. Issues with mental health can have...

San Clemente: A Desirable Place For Rehab Aug 15th, 2019

San Clemente Outpatient Rehab Many people consider traveling away from home to seek treatment for their addictions. Whether it be to get away from a bad environment, avoid triggers that would cause nothing but harm, or just want to get a fresh start, Southern California has become a more and...

Treat Addiction With NAD IV Therapy Aug 8th, 2019

What Is NAD Therapy? NAD is a holistic alternative to medication-based solutions for individuals undergoing addiction and recovery treatment. NAD is comprised of a coenzyme that is found in all living things and basically essential to living. That is what we are using in the IV therapy at Tres Vistas...

Tres Vistas Recovery FAMILY GROUP Night 6pm – 8pm Nov 15th, 2018

Tres Vistas Recovery Family Group! Every Thursday Night from 6PM-8PM 32301 Camino Capistrano Suite L San Juan Capistrano Ca 92675   What Is Family Group? Safe place without the patient present, for family and friends to discuss concerns, questions and ideas.Support for individuals effected by the disease of addiction that...

Dr Daniel Joseph Headrick MD American Board of Addiction Medicine Nov 8th, 2018

Daniel J. Headrick, M.D. was certified in addiction medicine, through examination, by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, Inc. Board certification is the highest level of practice recognition given to physicians in Addiction Medicine. It indicates that an Addiction Medicine physician has met the clinical and educational criteria to be...

Dr. Headrick – New ASAM Fellow Designation Aug 10th, 2017

Recognizing Commitment to the Field In 1996, the Fellows program was developed to celebrate the exceptional contributions of the leading members in the field of Addiction Medicine. Since the program inception in 1996, more than 300 physicians have been awarded Fellow status by ASAM. We are proud to announce that...

What’s Your Passion? Mar 22nd, 2016

Discovering and claiming something you love to do has an amazing effect on your entire life. It’s like a tiny perfect raindrop landing on a previously smooth, unremarkable expanse of water. The instant the drop arrives, beautiful waves of ever-enlarging rings flow across the entire surface, spreading out virtually to...

Spirituality and Recovery Feb 22nd, 2016

Is there a connection between spirituality and recovery? Can faith in a Higher Power help overcome addiction? According to surveys, at least 80 percent of Americans believe in some sort of higher power, whether that power is the Abrahamic God, nature, or another. Therefore, it follows that most addicts will...

How to Approach a Loved One About Their Addiction Feb 9th, 2016

How to Approach a Loved One About Their Addiction “I think my boyfriend is addicted to drugs.” “I’m afraid my daughter is addicted to drugs.” “My best girl friend is lost in drug addiction.” If you’ve found yourself saying any of these sentences, then you’ve probably struggled, like most people,...

When It Comes To Gratitude It’s All Gravy Dec 10th, 2015

GRAVY by: Raymond Carver (1938-1988) “No other word will do. For that’s what it was. Gravy.Gravy, these past ten years.Alive, sober, working, loving, andbeing loved by a good woman. Eleven yearsago he was told he had six months to liveat the rate he was going. And he was goingnowhere but...

Tres Vistas Recovery Announces New Programs and New Website Dec 2nd, 2015

We are excited to announce our beautiful website is live! The Tres Vistas Recovery center’s website is a destination as welcoming and warm as our world-renowned recovery center tucked on a hill in Orange County, California overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Our private, serene setting is home to a world where...

Get high naturally: Recovery Movement Insider Creates a Program for Kids Jul 7th, 2015

Dr. Dan Headrick wants your kids to get high. Not that way. A natural high. He wants them to be so high on life itself that there will be absolutely no temptation to even try alcohol or drugs until they’re 21. To that end, he created The Other Side, a...