Thousands of people are dying because of how society view and treat those suffering from addiction. The stigma against addiction is cruel, unfair and unproductive. To overcome this harmful behavior, we need first to understand the condition.

"The misguided belief that peoples actions reflect their values and beliefs, disregards the individual as a human being."

-Clare Waismann

  • Opioid Overdose Rising Among Veterans
    Thursday, November 14th, 2019

    Opioid Overdose Rising Among Veterans

    Veterans are among the people that are most likely to suffer from a substance abuse disorder, including opioid addiction. Research indicates that veterans are not failing addiction treatment programs,...
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  • Is Rapid Detox Dangerous as a Treatment?
    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

    Is Rapid Detox Dangerous as a Treatment?

    When a person struggles with an opioid addiction, the road to recovery can be complicated and intimidating. Professional treatment is almost always necessary, but one of the most inhibitive...
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  • 7 Ways to Cope with Depression
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

    7 Ways to Cope with Depression

    October is National Depression Education and Awareness Month. At Domus Retreat® of beautiful Orange County, California, we’re proud to honor this campaign. Why? We want more people to know...
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  • When Suicide is Classified as an Overdose
    Monday, September 16th, 2019

    When Suicide is Classified as an Overdose

    An overdose is designated sometimes as either accidental or intentional when someone overdoses on an addictive substance. However, is the distinction always clear? How do experts know the difference...
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  • Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment, Abuse and Detox
    Monday, August 19th, 2019

    Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment, Abuse and Detox

    According to 2015 survey data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, at least 15 million US adults are living with alcohol use disorder. This chronic health condition—characterized...
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  • How to Improve Mental Wellness
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019

    How to Improve Mental Wellness

    More and more people in society, especially its young members, feel disconnected from other people. They become emotionally disengaged, even if it’s not what they truly want. This lack...
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  • How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic
    Monday, July 8th, 2019

    How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic

    Anyone who pays attention to current affairs to some extent knows that the world is currently facing an opioid epidemic, which is particularly problematic in the United States. In...
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  • Dangers of Kratom
    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    Dangers of Kratom

    Is Kratom Dangerous? Kratom is a psychoactive substance that is derived from the plant Mitragyna speciosa. The leaves can be chewed, smoked, or steeped to form a tea. Enterprising westerners...
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