Entries by LifeSync Malibu

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Self Sabotage in Recovery

Why would someone who has worked so hard to get sober and turn their life around throw it all away? It truly defies reason. But self-sabotage in recovery is a very common occurrence. Let’s explore the ways we self-sabotage, and how to prevent it. Why Do We Self-Sabotage in Recovery? Addiction itself is a form […]


How Much Does a Luxury Rehab Cost?

After you decide to tackle your substance use disorder, you must then consider the different rehab options available. Maybe, after doing some research, you’ve decided that a residential program is your best option. If so, you may be surprised to learn how many different kinds of residential programs there are to choose from. One of […]


Does Insurance Cover Rehab for Addiction?

If you are wondering, “Does insurance cover rehab for addiction treatment?” the good news is that most health plans do. The degree to which they cover these services does vary between plans and providers, though, so do check the details. In the past, there were not many insurance providers that covered costs related to substance […]

Can You Overdose on the Fentanyl Patch

By now, most people have heard about fentanyl, the powerful synthetic opioid that is connected to a spike in overdoses. While fentanyl is made in liquid form and pill form, it is the transdermal patch that is most prone to abuse. Fentanyl patches are sold under the brand name Duragesic. These patches are applied to […]

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What Are Morphine Withdrawal Symptoms?

Morphine is a natural opiate used to control severe pain. When someone develops a morphine use disorder, they will need to receive expert detox treatment to overcome it. Here you will learn what the morphine withdrawal symptoms are, and how to break from opioid dependence or addiction. What is Morphine? Morphine is a natural substance […]

What is Cocaine Poisoning?

There are plenty of news reports about opioid overdose, but what is cocaine poisoning, and is it very common? As with all drugs, when too much cocaine is consumed in a short span of time, the substance becomes toxic to the system. Cocaine poisoning or overdose is a medical emergency and requires swift intervention. Keep […]

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ADHD in Adults

Understanding ADHD (or ADD) in Adults Most people equate the brain disorder ADHD with young hyperactive children. However, ADHD in adults is more common than one might think, with about 4% struggling with the disorder in adulthood. ADHD is difficult to live with no matter what age the person is. For adults with ADHD having […]

What Are Amphetamine Withdrawal Symptoms?

Amphetamine Withdrawal: Symptoms, Treatment, & Timeline Amphetamines have always been highly desirable drugs because they produce a euphoric high. The downside is that amphetamines are highly addictive substances that lead to many adverse health effects. Read on to learn more about stimulant addiction and amphetamine withdrawal symptoms. What are Amphetamines? Amphetamines are prescription drugs that […]