A new study by the University of Iowa suggests that parental military involvement may be detrimental to their children–and not just emotionally. The study suggests that children whose parents are deployed are at an increased risk of drug and alcohol abuse. With over 2 million American children seeing at least one parent in active military [...]
Posted by Vista Bay Rehab on April 8th, 2013 in Uncategorized
Posted by Vista Bay Rehab on January 28th, 2013 in Uncategorized
Nearly anyone who drinks alcohol is familiar with the “Government Warning” printed on the label of any bottle of beer, wine or liquor: “According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects.” Following this warning strictly, a woman would abstain from alcohol entirely, out [...]
Posted by Vista Bay Rehab on August 6th, 2012 in Uncategorized
Alcohol detox and alcohol treatment are terms that get thrown around in the rehab field quite frequently, but in order to recover successfully you need to understand the differences between the two. With an understanding of both, you can confidently choose the type of rehab that is right for you (or your loved one).
Alcohol detox [...]
Posted by Vista Bay Rehab on July 20th, 2012 in Uncategorized
Often I am asked, why is it that people relapse? Some people stay sober after one time through treatment while others take two, three and sometimes even more times through rehab. Every case is different; there is not flat answer to this question. But in an attempt to describe why some have trouble maintaining sobriety [...]
Posted by Vista Bay Rehab on June 18th, 2012 in Uncategorized
The impact of drug abuse on taxpayers as it eats money out of the federal budget is astounding. Right now The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University reports that more than $467 billion is spent every year on substance abuse.
This is more than $283 billion on federal spending and over $93 [...]
Posted by admin on May 31st, 2011 in Uncategorized
Narconon Vista Bay Drug and Alcohol Rehab Assesses Crystal Methamphetamine in Pop Culture
From the 1980’s through the new millennium, you can find an onslaught of films that glamorize cocaine addiction. “Goodfellas”, “Casino”, “Boogie Nights”, “New Jack City”, and “Blow” are a handful that instantly comes to mind. Heroin is normally the subject of several movies [...]
Posted by admin on September 23rd, 2010 in Uncategorized
Vistabay Drug Rehab discussed the prevalence of substance abuse in our nations universities in a recent post. This article will expand on what can be done to prevent this current trend and have college be a safe and beneficial experience for our kids.
In order to reduce the amount of drinking and drug use at college [...]
Posted by Vista Bay on September 20th, 2010 in Uncategorized
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Posted by admin on September 16th, 2010 in Uncategorized
Vistabay has treated numerous individuals for cocaine use over the years. Cocaine is an extremely addictive stimulant that can be used in a number of ways. The powdered form of the drug can be snorted or dissolved and injected. Crack is a form of the drug that has been processed into a rock crystal that [...]