October 2013 - Sovereign Health Group
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Living with a substance abuse disorder, a mental illness, or an eating disorder alone is difficult, so when two of the three, or all three, disorders are affecting one person’s life, the impact can be debilitating. The number of people with two or more disorders that can be clinically diagnosed is increasing. The terms co-occurring disorders […]

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While being nervous and fearful can be common, and occasionally happens to everyone at various times, the following signs can indicate an anxiety disorder that could be clinically diagnosed and require professional help: 1. Constant Worry Do you find yourself worrying about every little detail of today, and how you will make decisions tomorrow? When […]

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The negative effects of smoking have now been known for years. From lung cancer to premature death, cigarettes affect nearly every organ in the human body. One in every five deaths in the United States is attributed to cigarette smoking, totaling around 450,000 every year, which is more than the annual total of deaths from […]

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October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. 26.2% of adults in America are suffering from symptoms that could be connected to a form of mental illness. This infographic provides facts and statistics about depression and mental health screening.

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Sovereign Health Group of California stays current on methods for all aspects of chemical dependency treatment, which allows staff members to offer clients exactly what they need while healing from drug and alcohol addiction. When an addict or alcoholic stops using drugs and drinking, the process of detoxification begins. With medical attention and proper medications […]

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Good news for those living in Orange County. Sovereign Health Group is now offering SMART Recovery meetings that are open to the public. Join others in recovery every Thursday night from 6:15 – 7:30pm at Sovereign Health Group: 1211 Puerta Del Sol, Suite 110, San Clemente, California, 92673, as an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and […]

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Q&A with Peter Van Druff Peter van Druff is the new Manager of Extended Care, overseeing the various Sovereign programs that help patients stay connected and healthy as they leave, and long after they’ve left Sovereign’s primary programs. 1. What brought you to Sovereign Health? To put it simply, I really feel that God had […]

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ObamaCare is in full swing. Those who are seeking the new health care plans offered under the Affordable Care Act can go online and apply for coverage. When the the plans became available for enrollment on October 1, 2013, the volume at which people were trying to access healthcare actually created a complete shutdown on […]

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Depression is a debilitating disorder that has been identified as a factor in other disorders and diseases, like cancer and stroke, and is now being linked to Parkinson’s Disease. When the mind, body, and soul are not in alignment, operating together, the cause is dis-ease. New study results are confirming the link and even saying […]

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October is recognized as National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, which makes this month a great time to check in with your knowledge on the statistics, signs, and symptoms of mental illness, plus to reflect on your own mental health. October 10, 2013 is specifically set up as the day for mental health screenings. […]