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Blog 2017-10-23T15:46:59+00:00

I LOST MY MOTHER TO HER PRESCRIPTION PILL ADDICTION

My mother was my best friend; well at least that is how I like to remember things… In reality, she taught me so many more lessons than I thought possible. I did not realize experiencing such a range of emotions was possible until I [...]

PRESCRIPTION PILL ADDICTION AND DOCTOR SHOPPING

People say that taking prescription pills can be a slippery slope to addiction. I guess I didn’t think it could actually happen to me. I saw all of the horrible things addiction did to my older sister, and knew that I did not want [...]

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR ADDICTED PARENT ABOUT THEIR DRUG USE

What Can I Do To Help? First and foremost, it is necessary to educate yourself on the disease of addiction: what goes through the mind of an addict, why it is so hard for them to overcome it, how to approach them to talk [...]

WHAT FAMILY PROGRAM IS LIKE AT TREATMENT CENTERS

The word family does not only encompass immediate family.  It ranges from the standard parents and children to a family unit including friends and loved ones.  It is important to embrace anyone the addict defines as family and welcome those individuals into a family [...]

I LOST MY DAUGHTER TO ALCOHOL POISONING

I got pregnant when I was twenty-one years old. I was with the man (I thought at the time) that I was going to spend the rest of my life with, and though she was a bit of a surprise, we were very excited [...]

POLITICS AND DRUG ADDICTION

Drug issues are highly political in just about every country in the world. It is the second most lucrative industry in the world behind the trade and sale of arms. Even oil isn’t as lucrative an industry. Drugs and the drug trade have both [...]

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If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction and needs help; don’t wait, reach out today. Victoria’s House has been helping people find recovery since 2005 and we can help you too. You don’t have to go through this alone. Contact us today.

Main Office: 1813 12th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 800.210.1216
Email: info@victorias-house.com