Rehabilitation Blog Posts by Casa Palmera Staff


What Causes Drug Addiction?

What Causes Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction is a disease of the body and brain. Also called substance use disorder, drug addiction triggers uncontrollable behaviors and renders a person unable to control their use of… Read More

How PTSD Can Affect Relationships

People who have survived various kinds of trauma often emerge with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD can make it more difficult to thrive within personal relationships, including those with… Read More

6 Signs of an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to recover from most eating disorders with earlier detection. That’s just one of the many reasons why its important for families and friends to be on the lookout… Read More

What Makes Heroin so Addictive

Public health officials and lawmakers alike seem to agree on something: the United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Part of this American drug crisis is heroin… Read More

How to Prevent Substance Abuse

Recovering from substance abuse is incredibly difficult, and for many people, it is a lifelong journey. It stands to reason, then, that preventing substance abuse from ever happening would be… Read More

Mindfulness Meditation and Brain Health

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Research by Johns Hopkins University shows, “mindfulness meditation can help ease psychological stresses like anxiety, depression, and pain”. When a person becomes stressed, the adrenal gland produces a steroid hormone… Read More