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Mark Gladden is the founder of By The Sea Recovery, a sober living facility located in beautiful San Diego, California. After struggling with addiction, Mark finally found recovery and a new purpose in life, to help others who are battling the same battle he faced.


June 30, 2023
Fentanyl Seizures At San Diego Border Are Higher Than Ever

Almost 3,000 pounds of fentanyl in San Diego County between March and May, a 300% increase from the same time […]

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June 15, 2023
Sober Living vs Halfway House: Is There a Difference?

If you are in recovery from addiction and looking for a program, you may be interested in learning more about […]

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June 14, 2023
Benzos For Sleep Are A Bad Idea In Recovery

Sleep is vital to our well-being, allowing our bodies and minds to recharge and rejuvenate. But sometimes, just the act […]

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May 12, 2023
Men, Trauma and Healing in Recovery

Men in recovery from addiction often have a high prevalence of trauma in their past. Distressing events can vary, from […]

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May 8, 2023
Substance Use Disorder in the Food Service Industry

The food service industry in California employs more than 1.4 million people, generating over $200 billion in economic activity annually. […]

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May 5, 2023
Fentanyl and Horse Tranquilizer: The Rise of Tranq Dope

The DEA recently warned about the growing use of “tranq dope,” a new street drug made from fentanyl and xylazine. […]

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April 24, 2023
Opioid-Induced Mood Disorders: What Are They?

Opioid-induced mood disorder is relatively common among people who use opioids recreationally or live with opioid use disorder. It's a […]

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April 21, 2023
Blue Fentanyl Bust in Green Beans at Otay Mesa Port

On the evening of April 17, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than three million fentanyl pills. The […]

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April 14, 2023
What Is Cognitive Flexibility and How Does It Help With Sobriety?

When a person first gets sober, they change their lifestyle. Some of these changes may be challenging, especially in early […]

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March 27, 2023
The Effects of Opioids on the Brain and Thinking

Opioid use disorder (OUD) is a chronic disease that can significantly impact the brain and how a user thinks. Addiction […]

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