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Alcohol and Drug Rehab in Orange County, California

Laguna Treatment Hospital is a premier alcohol and drug rehab in Orange County, CA. Our rehab center specializes in medically supervised detoxification and withdrawal management. Laguna is the first addiction treatment center…

Santa Ana Drug & Alcohol Rehab—Addiction Treatment Resources

When it comes to looking for drug and alcohol counseling near me, it can be difficult to know what type of facility is best for you. Although there are facilities…

The Link Between Homelessness, Addiction, and the Coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rip across the globe, more people are beginning to realize how vulnerable society is. Many are taking precautions, such as social distancing, wearing masks…

Help is Available in Orange County, California

If you’re finding yourself becoming more and more anxious in the face of a constant barrage of bad news, you’re not alone. The mental toll and stress caused by this…

Laguna Welcomes New Alumni Services Manager

Laguna Treatment Hospital recently welcomed a new alumni services manager Laura Giffin. Oftentimes, a healthy community of alumni and other sober support groups can encourage long-term success in recovery. Giffin…

Laguna COO Marlon Rollins on Suicide and Healing

The death of a loved one by suicide can be a deeply destabilizing event. Suicide often creates a ripple effect, causing loved ones to feel grief and confusion over the…

Death Do Impart: New Way to Rout Out M.D.’s Who Overprescribe Opioids

They’ve got mail! The “they” in this case are about 500 physicians across the state. The “mail” refers to letters they received from the Medical Board of California (MBC). Why…

Game-Changing Addiction Care in the OC

The landscape of addiction treatment in Orange County, California has had its influx of options. Commonly known as the “Rehab Riviera,” potential patients and clients struggling with addiction had two…

To Reduce Opioids or Not? California Doctor Fights

How serious are the effects of the opioid epidemic in this country? According to official mortality statistics, the death count from opioid use has been on the rise. The numbers…

Events & Media for Laguna Treatment Hospital

Virtual Meetings We offer online virtual support meetings in the style of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. These virtual 12-step meetings are intended to offer a safe place for individuals…

Governor Brown Rejects Proposal for Safe Injection Sites in CA

The proposal was for the installation of safe injection sites in California, or sites where those who were living with an active addiction are able to legally inject their drugs…

CA Drug Dealers Ship Methamphetamine Statues to HI

Eight people were arrested this month when the US Attorney’s Office handed down indictments that would effectively dismantle a California drug ring shipping methamphetamine to Hawaii in the form of…

Is CA Ready for New Drug Take-Back and Sharps Law?

Though local communities in California and some waste management companies have already taken action, California may be on its way to becoming the first state to require that companies that…

Orange County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Guide

Just over 20 million adults in the United States struggled with addiction in 2016, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). As addiction is a highly personal…

Community Resources for Drug Addiction Near Orange County

Orange County is known for a lot of things—beautiful beaches, top-notch universities, and thriving businesses. For small children, Orange County is the place Mickey Mouse calls home. Disneyland is located…

Local Community Resources for Drug Addiction Near Laguna Niguel

Laguna Niguel, California, is a small city in Orange County, with just shy of 65,000 residents. The median age for residents in this planned community is 43.9 years old, roughly…

Hollywood Drug Addiction and Abuse Resources

It’s easy to think of Hollywood, California, as a mythical place where dreams are born and creativity flourishes. Everyone has seen the palm-lined streets, the well-lit Hollywood sign, and other…

Resources for Drug Addiction and Abuse Near San Diego

Addiction is characterized by an inability to stop the abuse of a substance, even when the person knows that the use of the drug causes lasting harm. It’s not a…

Finding the Best Rehab in Orange County

To find good addiction treatment in Orange County, California families and individuals have to decide what kind of treatment services will most benefit them. A detailed assessment and evaluation prior…

Local Community Resources for Drug Addiction Near Mission Viejo

The small city of Mission Viejo, California has just over 96,000 residents. It is located in Orange County near the Pacific Coast but considered to be part of an area called the…

Los Angeles Resources for Drug Addiction and Abuse

Los AngelesCalifornia was home to close to 4 million people in 2016, according to the United States Census Bureau. The City of Angels, as Los Angeles is affectionately known, has a…

CA Man Arrested on Drug Charges Hours After Release from Custody

Like many Southern California cities, Riverside is fighting a battle against the ongoing drug epidemic that has the whole state and the country at large in its grip. Some days…

Drug Detox near Hollywood, CA

With over 20 million Americans struggling with addiction in 2016, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), there is a need for a diverse and wide range of…

Drug Detox near San Diego

Healthcare services in the state of California are highly regionalized, set up and overseen by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). The city of San Diego lies in San Diego…

Los Angeles County Drug Treatment Programs

Los Angeles is a major hub in Southern California and the second most populous city in the United States behind only New York City. With close to 4 million people residing in Los…

Drug Detox Near Irvine

Irvine is a city in Orange County, California, with many resources and opportunities open to its residents. The regional provider for public healthcare needs is the Orange County Health Care Agency (OC…

Southern California Drug Rehab Guide

Southern California is home to famous cities and counties like Los Angeles, San Diego, Hollywood, Anaheim, Riverside, San Bernardino, and more. In the state of California, drug rehab services are…

CA Struggles To Police Drugged Driving Since Legalization of Marijuana

There are almost too many legal and safety challenges related to legalized use of marijuana in California to count. With less than a year from the date of legalization to…

Drugged Driving in CA: New Mouth Swab Tests Hit the Highway

The problem of drugged driving has been on the rise in California for years, and with marijuana soon to be legalized for recreational use, the problem is likely to get…

CA Invested $15M in Prison Drug Ring Bust: Was It Worth It?

California spent $15 million on disrupting prison drug use, and the evidence does not suggest that they got a very solid return on their investment.   This is not to say…

What Do Arkansas & California Have in Common? MS-13 Drug Trafficking

A two-year investigation with its sights set on a California drug dealer began in Arkansas, according to reports. The connection between the two states? MS-13, a gang with organizations in…

OC Police Officers Training to Spot Drugged Drivers

In Orange County, it is becoming increasing clear that drivers who are under the influence are not necessarily just too drunk to drive. In fact, three departments across California have…

Are Safe Use Houses the Answer to Californias Opiate Problem?

California Opioid Statistics People are dying of opiate overdoses across California at alarming rates, and government officials are ready to consider every possibility when it comes to managing the problem….

No, Drug Cartels Did Not Start the Deadly CA Wildfires

There were 19 wildfires burning at one time in August and September of this year, including the largest brushfire that Los Angeles had ever seen. Then, at the beginning of…

Operation Green Giant Takes Down CA Marijuana Drug Trafficking Ring

Operation Green Giant Ten people were arrested for their alleged participation in a California-based drug trafficking ring that reportedly shipped $22 million worth of marijuana to different parts of New…

Clogged Pipes: Yet Another Consequence of the Opioid Crisis in CA

The pipes in McKinley Park bathrooms are clogged and overflowing, and the opioid epidemic is to blame. People who have no place to safely dispose of hypodermic needles are choosing…

California Couple Face Charges for Using Drones to Deliver Drugs

Two people were arrested earlier this month in Riverside, California, for allegedly using a drone to sell drugs in the area. According to reports, law enforcement officers were tipped off…

Should Southern CA Start Offering Safe Injection Sites?

California is taking long strides toward loosening up laws regarding illegal drugs, and it’s not just marijuana use that has been up for debate. It has been suggested that injection…

CA to WV: Federal Drug Trafficking Arrests Yield Guilty Pleas 

A cross-country drug trafficking trip that began in California ended in West Virginia, in the parking lot of a hotel, and with multiple arrests after an investigation by the Metropolitan…

Drug Raid Involving 300+ Officers Results in 30 Arrests

Drug raids all over Corona, California, and the surrounding area that included more than 300 police officers yielded more than 30 arrests as well as the seizure of more than…

CA Proposes to Tax Painkillers to Pay for Opiate Addiction Treatment 

The costs of addiction treatment are high, and the need for services is only increasing every year. In an effort to come up with the funds to make sure there…

70 Arrests Made in San Bernardino County Drug Bust 

In San Bernardino County, California, a 16-month investigation culminated in the seizure of 12 pounds of methamphetamine and 18 weapons as well as 70 arrests. The FBI, District Attorney’s Office, San…

Should California Bars Stay Open Until 4 in the Morning? 

For as long as most Californians can remember, the bars have closed at 2 a.m., but a new bill proposes that perhaps this is a little too early for some. The…

Will California Delay Recreational Marijuana Sales? 

On election day, California residents voted “yes” on Prop 64, making recreational marijuana legal for sale and use for adults over the age of 21 starting on January 1, 2018. However,…

Are CA Pot Raids a Sign of Problems to Come?

Illegal Marijuana Growing in California Earlier this month, more than 20,000 marijuana plants with an estimated value of more than $50 million were seized in a drug raid in the…

Will Building a Wall at the CA/Mexico Border Stop Drugs from Coming In?

Do we build it or not? It is a question of ongoing debate across the country, one of 100 or more things Trump has stated since taking office that has…