San Diego Soap April Meeting

By |April 25th, 2019||

Briana Lefman, M.S., C.R.C., L.P.C.C. Trauma and Addiction: Identifying and Examining the Path to the Development of Addiction as a Result of Trauma I'll provide an in-depth examination of the foundations of childhood, adolescent, and adult trauma and the correlation with distorted beliefs. By examining trauma's impact on the human condition: We begin to identify [...]

San Diego Soap March Meeting

By |March 28th, 2019||

  March Presenter: Joseph Hunter of Cycles of Change Recovery Services Treatment Center   Joseph Hunter has worked in the treatment field for more than 26 years. He is founder of Cycles of Change Recovery Services Treatment Center in Palmdale, CA. in 2005, under the name Design for Living Behavior Health. Joseph graduated from Pacific [...]

25 Ways to Say “No” to a Drink or Drug

By |December 10th, 2018|recovery|

Staying clean is the top priority in everyone’s life once they find recovery. You can do your best to avoid temptation by working your recovery program. You know it’s important to stay away from people, places and things that tempt you. However, life is unpredictable. Sometimes you run into old friends at the grocery store [...]

Sobriety and the Holidays: How to Cope

By |November 19th, 2018|recovery|

Are you nervous about celebrating the holidays in your newfound recovery? Staying clean is always the most important aspect of recovery, and people are often worried about temptation during the holidays. Stress can be a trigger for many people. The stress that people experience during the holidays during recovery may sometimes feel like overload; after [...]

Is Your Environment Affecting Your Recovery?

By |October 17th, 2018|recovery|

People who struggle with addiction have many triggers that they learn to cope with as they stay clean for a length of time. When a person goes to treatment, they’re in a safe space where they can feel free to explore their addiction and find a path to recovery. Treatment centers are without judgment, and [...]

SD SOAP Meeting in September 2018

By |September 27th, 2018||

San Diego Society of Addiction Professionals is happy to welcome Kristin Gaspar Chairwoman, San Diego County Board of Supervisors   _____________________________________________ Supervisor Gaspar's Bio: Supervisor Kristin Gaspar is Chairwoman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, representing the Third District. She is the youngest woman ever elected to the board. Prior to becoming a [...]