Narconon Suncoast Celebrates Six Years of Saving Lives and Bringing Families Back Together

In honor of its 6th anniversary, Narconon Suncoast held a special graduation to acknowledge its graduates. Attending the ceremony were past graduates, friends and family members who were joined by community leaders to acknowledge the milestone. Since its opening six years ago, Narconon Suncoast has worked tirelessly with families and the community to help those caught in … Read more

Celebrating 15 Years of Dedicated Work Against Drugs

Foundation for a Drug-Free World observes its 15th anniversary this month, marking years of dedicated work to save communities worldwide from the destructive effects of drugs. In 2006, an ever-increasing drug epidemic loomed: 5 percent of the global population age 15-64 had consumed illicit drugs. The number of cannabis users had just surpassed the 160 … Read more

Alo House Recovery Centers to Become Oro House

To avoid confusion in the marketplace with regard to a trademark issue, Alo House Recovery Centers is announcing a name change and will be rebranding all of its marketing efforts under the umbrella “Oro House Recovery Centers,” beginning Sept. 1, 2021. All services, locations, and treatment staff for Oro House Recovery Centers will be identical to Alo … Read more

Revive Detox and Recovery Services Announces LGBTQ+ Scholarship

During Pride month, which celebrates the diversity, resilience, strength and courage of the LGBTQ+ community, REVIVE Detox and Recovery Services is showing its active dedication and alliance to our community by proudly announcing the establishment of the Ian Stulberg Living Legacy Program.  REVIVE Detox and Recovery Services, located in the Melrose/Fairfax district, is a Joint … Read more

Alcohol Companies Earned Billions From Underage Drinking in 2016

Underage youth consumed $17.5 billion worth, or 8.6 percent, of the alcoholic drinks sold in 2016. Products from three alcohol companies accounted for nearly half of youth consumption, according to a new study from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Data collected in a landmark … Read more

Substance Abuse Treatment Scholarship

The Red Songbird Foundation’s co-chairs, Hilary Roberts and Jason Wahler, in partnership with Mark Williams and Brooks Butler of Gratitude Lodge in Newport Beach, CA, will provide a minimum 30-day residential treatment scholarship to an individual struggling with substance abuse so that person has the opportunity to live a wonderful life in recovery. The new … Read more

The Red Songbird Foundation Announces Addiction Residential Treatment Scholarship in Partnership With Gratitude Lodge

The Red Songbird Foundation has announced their addiction residential treatment scholarship in partnership with Gratitude Lodge. The applications began March 15 and will run until April 1. The recipient of the scholarship will be given a minimum 30-day residential treatment at the Gratitude Lodge in Newport Beach. The scholarship is intended for individuals who are suffering … Read more

Teens May Be More Likely to Use Marijuana After Legalization for Adult Recreational Use

Adolescents who live in California may be more likely to use marijuana since adult recreational marijuana use was legalized in 2016, according to a new report in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.  “The apparent increase in marijuana use among California adolescents after recreational marijuana legalization for adult use in 2016 is surprising … Read more