Entries by Capo by The Sea

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Getting An Alcoholic Into Rehab

Once of the most daunting challenges you will ever face is that of successfully getting an alcoholic into rehab. To an outsider it may seem puzzling that this should be an issue at all. The obvious fallout that goes hand in hand with alcoholism should make it a no brainer for the individual to seek […]

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Why People Should Avoid Using Opiates To Manage Pain Even If It Is Prescribed By A Doctor

Given the epidemic of opioid and opiate drug abuse in the United States, people should probably avoid using opiates to manage pain, especially chronic pain, even when they are prescribed by a doctor. The side effects and dangers are too great. Rather than take the risk, it might be better to consider natural, non-addictive ways […]

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Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

It is well known that chronic heavy drinking will eventually wreak havoc on the body. Specifically, most people are aware that untreated alcoholism ultimately leads to serious liver disease and failure. Other known health risks associated with alcoholism include pancreatitis, heart disease, dementia and brain damage, some cancers, and gastrointestinal conditions. One serious health concern […]

Capo by The Sea As Featured in Psychology Today Articles

Capo by The Sea has a featured interview in the reputable Psychology Today magazine and online mental health information resource. The interview was conducted with Capo by The Sea’s Clinical Director, Kim Glossbrenner, LCSW, MA, and reviews the evidence-based treatment modalities utilized in treatment and the culture of compassion and support from the entire treatment team. […]

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Long Term Effects of Vicodin Use

Most of us have taken Vicodin for some reason or another, whether to control painful dental infections, sustaining an injury, or following surgery. Vicodin is the most highly prescribed opioid in the U.S., with 136 million prescriptions filled in 2013, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. But just as with other prescription pain medications, the […]

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How to Break Ambien Addiction with Comprehensive Treatment

Insomnia is one of the most mentioned complaints heard in the doctor’s office. It seems more people struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep than ever before, and subsequently a large number of Americans are dependent on sleep inducing medications. In fact, between 50-70 million adults struggle with a sleep disorder, according to the Centers […]

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Xanax and Alcohol Overdose Symptoms

The darling of the benzodiazepine family of prescription sedatives is Xanax, a fast acting drug with almost immediate calming effects. With the crazy hectic lifestyle most adults live, navigating the compounding demands of childrearing and work, it is not surprising that anxiety levels have ratcheted skyward in recent years. Enter Xanax, the most heavily prescribed […]