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InterCoast Colleges Involved In The West Covina Community
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InterCoast Colleges Involved In The West Covina Community

For more than 35 years, InterCoast College has worked to educate the community of West Covina. Part of our mission is to reduce addiction in the community, both by helping individual addicts and by working to change the conditions that lead people to become addicted. As you watch this presentation, you’ll hear about InterCoast’s mission...

signs of drug addiction
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Recognizing the Warning Signs of Drug Addiction: What You Need to Know

Drug abuse is rampant in the United States. Almost 20 million people over the age of 12 currently struggle with an untreated substance use disorder. Statistics on drugs don’t get much bleaker than that. Indeed, substance abuse can have a profound impact on someone’s life. Caught in the throes of addiction, everything from physical, emotional...

Celebrities in Recovery: Famous Faces Who’ve Struggled With Addiction
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Celebrities in Recovery: Famous Faces Who’ve Struggled With Addiction

We all go through our own struggles, and we all handle these struggles in our own ways. But sometimes we need help to get us through, no matter how successful we may be in other areas of our lives. Reading about celebrities who used to have drug problems and successfully came out the other side...

National Recovery Month – Together We Are Stronger
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National Recovery Month – Together We Are Stronger

Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) celebrates Recovery Month. September 2019 is the 30th annual Recovery Month, and this year’s theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger. This year’s theme is about recognizing the way mental health and substance abuse disorders touch all our lives, promoting...

August is Self-Awareness Month
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August is Self-Awareness Month

Recovering from addiction–or counseling someone through the recovery process–is a remarkably difficult undertaking. You have to know when to be firm and when to give someone the independence to take control of their own life. A key factor in determining healthy independence is self-care. Or rather, how much someone in recovery is willing to commit...

HVAC and Electrical Hybrid Learning Programs
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InterCoast Colleges Now Offers HVAC and Electrical Hybrid Learning Programs

New schedules combine once a week, campus-based, hands-on lab sessions with online education, InterCoast Colleges reports InterCoast Colleges announced its new hybrid learning schedules for HVAC and electrical training. Hybrid, also known as blended learning, combines multiple teaching models to streamline education and better suit the needs of students. “We’re proud to announce that we...

Recovery Happen
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InterCoast Colleges Announces Details For Annual Recovery Happens Event

The college is on a mission to educate the community about the dangers of substance abuse, reports intercoast.edu. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Anaheim, CA)—InterCoast Colleges, a network of colleges focused on preparing students for real-world careers, recently announced details of their annual Recovery Happens event. On a mission to educate the community about the dangers of...

drug abuse in america
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Drug Abuse in America: The Truth Behind the Numbers

Drug abuse in America has skyrocketed, and drug overdoses have claimed more American lives last year than were lost in the entire Vietnam War. Despite the daily horror stories in the news and multiple governmental initiatives aimed at curbing this epidemic, drug addiction still seems to be on its deadly rise. The truth is that addiction is...