Rehabilitation Blog Posts by Casa Palmera Staff

Is Alcohol a Safe Drug?

Updated on 3/2/2023 Alcohol is one of the world’s most widely known and used substances. As it is one of few federally legal substances, many believe alcohol is inherently safe…. Read More

An Overview of 12-Step Programs

Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT Substance use disorders (SUDs) continue to wreak havoc on the lives of individuals everywhere. For successful recovery, treatment programs must offer a step-by-step framework… Read More


Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT Successful recovery from mental health disorders, substance use disorders (SUDs) and co-occurring disorders require effective, evidence-based treatment. Evidence-based practices (EBPs) are therapies that have… Read More

What Are Stimulant Drugs?

Content Reviewed by Cameron Bolish, M.Ed., CEO Stimulants, also referred to as “uppers,” speed up the body’s internal systems. In general, they increase attention and alertness. Recreationally, stimulants may be… Read More