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Beacon House Becomes Gateway Foundation Affiliate on West Coast Beacon House

Pacific Grove’s Beacon House Gateway Foundation Affiliate

Beacon House of Pacific Grove, CA is now a Gateway Foundation affiliate. The nonprofit partnership expands Gateway’s national alcohol and drug treatment programs to the west coast. The agreement will serve more Californians with the highest quality of addiction care. How Addiction Impacts Our Country In 2017 alone, more than 60,000 people died from increased opioid use. This past year,…

Gateway Foundation Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

People who experience both mental health and substance use disorders don’t need treatment for one disorder and then the other. Instead, they need treatment for both disorders at the same time. For this reason, Gateway Foundation offers dual diagnosis treatment in a truly integrated manner. We use an interdisciplinary, team-based approach that includes doctors, psychologists, and licensed…

Gateway Foundation What is Addiction Medicine?

What is Addiction Medicine?

What is Addiction Medicine? What is Addiction Medicine? It is a specialty medical field that involves diagnosis and treatment as part of comprehensive care for addiction and substance use disorder. Addiction is a chronic disease of the brain “that often involves cycles of relapse and remission, and without treatment, is progressive and can result in…

Gateway Foundation Connecting to Social Media, Disconnecting from Mental Health

Disconnecting from Mental Health

Many people perceive loneliness to be a problem that mostly affects older populations. However, a new Cigna study found that Americans, as a whole, are disconnecting from mental health, with adolescents and young adults reporting the highest rates of loneliness. So what’s behind this wave of isolation? While some people blame the younger generations’ fixation on social…