Monarch Shores Blog

December 28, 2020

Is There a Link Between Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse?

Is There a Link Between Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse? Substance use disorders can cause or exacerbate many problems, such as domestic violence (also known as interpersonal violence or IPV). The COVID-19 pandemic only makes things worse.  According to one study of domestic violence in Memphis under COVID-19, while the […]

December 11, 2020

Can I Regain Child Custody After Rehab?

Can I Regain Child Custody After Rehab?  Each state enacts and enforces its own laws governing decisions about child custody, but they universally agree that the overriding consideration must be the best interest of the child. As important as it is to the development of a child to maintain a […]

October 30, 2020

Escapism and addiction: Trending during COVID-19

Escapism and addiction: Trending during COVID-19 I’ll cut straight to the chase: we have a serious problem with self-medication and numbing going on right now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Between marijuana sales booming, opioid overdoses sharply spiking, alcohol sales up nationally, porn traffic showing very significant increases, and […]

August 5, 2020

Addiction Rehab Throughout California

Addiction Rehab Throughout California agoura hills CA alameda CA alhambra CA aliso viejo CA alpine CA altadena CA alturas CA american canyon CA anaheim CA anderson CA angels camp CA antioch CA apple valley CA aptos CA beverly hills CA cambria CA carmel by the sea CA catalina island CA […]

August 29, 2019

Non Alcoholic Labor Day Drink Ideas

Non Alcoholic Labor Day Drink Ideas Whether you’re newly sober or you’ve been in recovery for a long time, finding yourself at a social gathering on Labor Day weekend where people are drinking adult beverages can feel uncomfortable. It may even be tempting. If you are unsure that you can […]

August 26, 2019

Habit vs Addiction  

Habit vs Addiction Many people interchange the words “habit” and “addiction” all the time. However, there is a big difference between them. Habits can have both a positive and negative impact on someone’s life. However, addictions have a negative impact. There are a few ways to distinguish between the two. Let’s […]

August 19, 2019

Advice for Parents of Addicted Adults

Advice for Parents of Addicted Adults Like most parents, you’ve probably spent the good part of your adult life giving everything you can to your children. You cheered them on when they succeeded and wiped their tears when they were hurt. You probably spent late nights comforting a sick toddler, […]

August 12, 2019

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Really Work?  

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Really Work? There are millions of people all around the country and in other areas of the world that have an alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, there are many people who lose their life to an addiction. You don’t have to be one of them. You can seek addiction treatment […]

August 5, 2019

Dating a Coke Addict? How to Talk About Getting Help

Dating a Coke Addict? How to Talk About Getting Help Dating someone who has a cocaine addiction can be a challenge. Not only does the addiction affect your loved one’s health and well-being, it can also affect you. What are some ways to help your significant other get help? Read […]