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  • Possible Origins of Mental Health Disorders

    By: sovcaladmin On: 23-04-2014 Category: Mental Health

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    Each year, around 57.7 million Americans develop a mental health disorder, such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or schizophrenia. Mental health disorders can be detrimental to a person’s life, disrupting relationships, schoolwork, professional life, and overall quality of life. In fact, depression, the most common mental health disorder in…

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  • Sovereign Health Names Employees Of The Month

    By: blogadmin On: 17-04-2014 Category: Treatment Center Staff

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    In light of the company’s ongoing growth and expansion, Sovereign Health has expanded its employee recognition program. Effective this month there is an Employee of the Month for the Clinical, Administration and Operations departments respectively, instead of just one employee of the month at the company’s corporate headquarters in San Clemente. Staff nominate and vote…

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  • Sovereign Health Continues Collaboration with WCSAD

    By: blogadmin On: 17-04-2014 Category: Events

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    Sovereign Health Group will be an exhibitor and Silver Patron at the upcoming 5th Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders (WCSAD), one of the country’s premier addiction conferences. Set for May 29 through June 1, the event this year will be held once again at the La Quinta Resort and Club, in La Quinta,…

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  • Public Opinion Shifts Toward Treating Drug Abuse as a Disease

    By: blogadmin On: 15-04-2014 Category: Drug Rehab

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    A recent report from the Pew Research Center has found a significant shift in public opinion toward treating addiction as a disease instead of a law enforcement issue, and a sense that legalization of marijuana might be inevitable. Sixty-seven percent of 1,821 people across the country who were surveyed said the government should focus more…

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  • First Aid Drug for Opioid Overdose

    By: blogadmin On: 08-04-2014 Category: Addiction Treatment

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    First Aid Drug for Opioid Overdose

    In America, overdose death caused by opioids, including prescription pain medication and heroin, is on the rise. More than 16,000 people died due to opioid-related overdoses in 2010, according to the most recent data available from a 2013 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Opioid overdoses have now surpassed automobile accidents…

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  • April Is NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month

    By: blogadmin On: 07-04-2014 Category: Alcohol Addiction

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    The theme of Alcohol Awareness Month for 2014 is “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow,” targeting underage drinking as a major public health issue. The intent is to raise public awareness, reduce stigma, and encourage dialogue about alcoholism and alcohol-related issues, emphasizing the need for intervention, treatment and recovery support. The National Council on Alcoholism…

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  • Fort Hood Shootings and Mental Health Stigma

    By: blogadmin On: 04-04-2014 Category: Mental Health

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    On Wednesday, April 2, the nation was devastated by news of a second mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, within five years. Specialist Ivan Lopez went on a shooting rampage, killing three people, wounding 16, and ending his own life. Last August, former U.S. Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan was sentenced to death for the…

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  • The Visual Consequences of Drug and Alcohol Addiction

    By: blogadmin On: 01-04-2014 Category: Drug Rehab

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    Drug and alcohol addiction has numerous consequences, including legal, social, psychological and physical. Drug awareness campaigns often emphasize these negative consequences, especially the health problems associated with substance abuse. Despite the best efforts of these awareness campaigns, there are still around 23.5 million Americans with substance abuse problems. A new video produced by Rehabs.com humanizes…

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  • Fighting Depression In Groups

    By: blogadmin On: 31-03-2014 Category: Mental Health

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    Depression is the most common mental health disorder in America; with about 14.8 million adults (6.7 percent of the population aged 18 and older) meeting the diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder in a given year. Anyone of any gender, age, background, socioeconomic background, and race can develop depression, although it is more common in…

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  • Counseling Awareness Month

    By: blogadmin On: 28-03-2014 Category: Mental Health

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    To generate awareness about, and show appreciation for, the professional counselors working hard to bring health and wellbeing to clients, the American Counseling Association (ACA) designates April as Counseling Awareness Month. Professional counselors do not share as much of the limelight as psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, or even life coaches, but they do much of…

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