5 Famous Recovery Stories

Over the years, the world has watched some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities battle with alcohol or drug dependency. As if overcoming addition wasn’t difficult enough, these artists have done so in the spotlight with their every move showcased on television. Although there have been some tragic endings, we have also seen cases in which A-listers […]

How Faith Can Help You Overcome Addiction

Image via flickr Although we accept clients from all walks of life, religious or not, one of our programs offered at Casa Recovery is a faith-based treatment curriculum. We know that recovery can be a difficult process and, at times, you can feel lonely and afraid. By reconnecting with your faith after struggling with addiction, […]

Let’s Give a Warm Welcome to Dr. K!

We’d like to give a warm welcome to Dr. K, Casa Recovery’s new Medical Director! Dr. Valeh Karimkhani, D.O. is an adolescent and adult psychiatrist, dually board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. We are excited to announce that she will be providing all of Casa Recovery’s clients with psychiatric consultations, physicals and continued follow-up […]

Natural Remedies You Can Use Instead of Prescription Drugs

Image by e-Magine Art, via flickr According to a recent study by Trust for America’s Health, the amount of Americans who have died from drug overdose has doubled since 1999. Out of the 44,000 drug-related deaths recorded in 2013, 52% involved prescription drugs. Prescription medication, when used correctly, can be extremely beneficial – but over […]

Signs Your Loved One Might be Addicted to Heroin

(Image by CGehlen, via flickr) Heroin abuse has become a very real danger that has taken the United States by storm. Often, opiate addiction may begin with prescription pills, or other more “innocent” sounding drug sources. However, the availability and lower prices of heroin may eventually lead to abuse. As a result, American families who […]

The Annual Casa Recovery BBQ & Egg Hunt

Each year Casa Recovery throws a BBQ and Egg Hunt at Thunderbird Park in Dana Point, California for our clients and staff! In typical Southern California fashion, we couldn’t have asked for better weather this past weekend. The sun was shining, the grill was firing, and we all enjoyed getting outside and keeping each other […]

Relax & Recover: Holistic Activities at Casa Recovery

Image by GoToVan under Creative Commons At Casa Recovery our treatment programs come with a ton of extras to make sure your time with us is enjoyable, relaxing and most of all, effective. All of the treatment options mentioned here are included in our affordable treatment program. Many other treatment programs, if they offer these […]

3 Things We Can Learn from Johnny Manziel

Image Courtesy of Erik Dorst under Creative Commons After a string of alcohol-related incidents and even a few run-ins with the law spanning both his college and professional career, Cleveland Browns QB, Johnny Manziel has raised his hand and voluntarily decided to attend inpatient rehab for a possible dependence on alcohol. Manziel is no stranger […]

Helping Your Loved One – A Guide From a Non-Addict

It can be difficult to understand addiction if it isn’t something you’ve gone through personally. If your loved one is struggling with substance abuse, learning about these issues can give you a better understanding and help you support those in recovery. Hearing others stories and being involved in a sober community can reveal and highlight […]

Dana Point Whale Watching

At Casa Recovery, we know fun and relaxing outdoor activities are an important part of the recovery process. Our residential treatment and recovery center in San Juan Capistrano is easily 10 minutes from the Dana Point Harbor. Enjoying your time with outdoor activities, shopping, or ocean adventures by the sea can provide some therapeutic value. […]

9 Ways to Stay Sober Through the Holidays

The holiday season is filled with emotions and temptations. This season can be especially hard for those in recovery. Catching up with old friends, visiting family and holiday celebrations can stir up temptations and emotions that haven’t been felt before. Don’t let those temptations and emotions become overwhelming. Below are 9 tips to help you […]

Casa goes to the OC Fair

On July 11, Casa Recovery clients enjoyed a special afternoon out at the opening day of the Orange County Fair. Snacks, rides and games for all!  At Casa Recovery in Orange County, we think that it’s very important to take clients out of their daily routine and expose them to some fun under the sun. […]