Addiction Recovery


How to Maintain Social Life While in Recovery

A large number of people struggle with addiction annually. In the past year, about 46.8 million Americans, ages 12 and up, had a substance use disorder. Overcoming addiction doesn’t have to feel like a lifelong punishment. The journey to recovery begins with a single step, and it’s important to embrace this challenge if you’re committed …

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How to Navigate Family Events in Recovery

Family events can be both a source of joy and a challenge forp individuals in recovery. While such occasions offer an opportunity for connection and celebration, they can also present triggers and pressures that may jeopardize one’s commitment to their recovery program. In this blog, we will explore the delicate balance of living through family …

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Addiction and Trauma Recovery: Is Drug Addiction a Symptom of Trauma?

The COVID-19 crisis brought tremendous stress to various areas of our lives. Apart from the threat of the actual disease, the realities of the new ‘normal’ created an onslaught of hurdles and traumatic experiences for people grappling with mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD). In the last year alone, it was reported that 12% …

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“I am so grateful to be an alumni of Roots. Roots took me from my darkest of places, to the brightest and most beautiful part of life I've ever lived. They genuinely care about their clients. You will not be a number or a paycheck here. After discharging in February, I still receive help and words of wisdom whenever needed. Roots helped me battle things I'd been struggling with for over 14 years and finally put them behind me. I love roots with all my heart, and always will.”


“Just got 365 days sober today all thanks to these people at Roots. And saved my marriage.”


“It's great to see such a high quality of care program in Long Beach! The entire staff shows great care and compassion for their clients. The therapists are among the best around. Their admissions and case management is compassionate and driven to help you succeed! If your looking for help with trauma or substance abuse, this is the place for help!”


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“The most compassionate and knowledgeable staff! Roots Through Recovery offers the best addiction care and treatment available. They use multiple disciplines to cater to a wide variety of clients. Music therapy, art name it, Roots has it! Do yourself a kindness and check them out. You'll be glad you did.”