Opioid Overdose: What Happens and What to Do
The largest risks that come with using opioids are addiction and overdose. An overdose occurs when the body has received too much of a substance or a combination of substances. An opioid overdose can be fatal, which makes it important for all individuals to know the signs of one and what to do if it happens. What Happens During an Opioid Overdose? Opioid overdose can occur at any time, even if the opioids are being used as directed and as prescribed. Doctors can accidentally over-prescribe medications or the body can have a reaction that wasn’t expected. Opioids are a depressant, meaning they slow down the central n...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 21, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Heroin Painkiller Substance Abuse drug overdose heroin addiction heroin users opiates opioid opioids prescription drug abuse prescription drug addiction prescription medication Source Type: blogs

How to Quit Drinking
Alcohol is everywhere — restaurants, corner liquor stores, bars, college, celebrations, sports events, weddings, the holidays and more. It can seem nearly impossible to escape alcohol since drinking culture is so embedded in American life. Millions of people suffer from alcohol use disorder and aren’t able to maintain acceptable drinking habits, instead, becoming addicted and suffering from a chronic, progressive disease that can ruin their lives. Luckily, it is a treatable disorder, and learning how to quit drinking is possible. Make the Decision to Quit Drinking The most important step in learning how to qui...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 21, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism alcohol abuse alcohol addiction alcohol dependence alcohol dependency alcohol detox alcohol disorder alcohol treatment binge drinking drinking problem dr Source Type: blogs

What Are Opioid Overdose Signs?
On average, 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers opioid overdose an epidemic in the United States, estimating it responsible for nearly 68 percent of 70,000 drug-related deaths in 2017. Understanding the effects of opioids can prevent opioid overdose, and knowing the opioid overdose signs can save lives. What Are Opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs naturally found in the opium poppy plant. Opioid drugs reduce pain by binding to opioid receptors in your brain, spinal cord and other areas of the body, creating morphine-like effects. The CDC ide...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 21, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Heroin Painkiller Substance Abuse drug overdose opiate opiate abuse opiate addiction opiates opioid opioids Source Type: blogs

What Are Sleeping Pill Side Effects?
Insomnia can be a disruptive condition that affects your entire life. When you aren’t able to sleep at night, it can negatively impact issues in almost every area of your life and well-being. If you are taking sleeping pills or are thinking about starting to take sleeping pills, make sure you know as much as possible about all the sleeping pill side effects. What Are Sleeping Pills and How Do They Work? Sleeping pills are used to treat insomnia. According to the National Sleep Foundation, insomnia is described as difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. People with ins...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 15, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Sleep healthy sleep insomnia sleep aids sleep and chronobiology laboratory sleep deprivation sleep disorder treatment sleep disorders sleep duration sleep habits sleeping sleeping pills sleeplessness Source Type: blogs

What is the Definition of “Opioid”?
What is the Definition of “Opioid”? The definition of opioid is as follows: Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, and many others. Opioids work by interacting with the opioid receptors on nerve cells in the body and brain. By interacting with these receptors, opioids medications are able to cut off communication between the pain point on the body to the brain. This chemical interaction gives it’s users pain relief that is too great for ov...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 15, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction to Pharmaceuticals fentanyl heroin heroin addiction opiate opiate abuse opiate addiction opiates opioid opioids Source Type: blogs

Barriers to Recovery During the Holidays
Addiction is a chronic, progressive condition that requires treatment to overcome. However, a large percentage of people who need treatment do not seek it. There are several reasons for this, but there seems to be even more of a reluctance to get help around the holidays. If you or someone you love is experiencing addiction and are finding roadblocks keep popping up, keep reading for the extra barriers to recovery during the holidays and how to overcome them. Traditions and Festivities One of the major barriers to recovery during the holidays is that people simply do not want to miss out on all the holiday traditions and ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 11, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Uncategorized addiction help call for help family family support holiday holiday parties holidays treatment Source Type: blogs

Tips for Traveling While in Recovery
When people travel for any reason, whether for business or personal, a lot of regular routines and boundaries tend to fall. The gym gets neglected, diets are put on hold, and unknowns are present. Whether you are newly sober or have been in recovery for a while, it is important to follow these tips for traveling while in recovery to make sure you stay on track. Bring Some Comforts of Home Recreating your comfort zone on the road can make you feel more grounded while traveling. This can be anything from your pillow, your favorite throw blanket, a candle, or even your dog. It will add a personal touch to your hotel room so ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 5, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Recovery Alcoholism Drinking Exercise Healthy Eating and Recovery Sober Living and Aftercare holidays sobriety travel traveling Source Type: blogs

Cost of Opioid Treatment
When an individual realizes they need to receive treatment in order to overcome their opioid addiction, roadblocks begin to emerge. These roadblocks to recovery can be anything from family and home life logistics, work and job responsibilities, and the cost of opioid treatment. While the cost of opioid treatment might seem like a large investment, it is important to understand what goes into the cost of opioid treatment and the value it brings in the long run compared to the cost of addiction. Cost of Untreated Opioid Use Disorder Before understanding the cost of opioid treatment, it is important to understand the costs i...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - November 5, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Painkiller Substance Abuse health care costs mental health costs opiate opiate abuse opiate addiction opiates opioid opioids outpatient residential rehab Source Type: blogs

What is Detoxing from Suboxone Like?
According to their website, Suboxone is a prescription medicine used to treat adults who are addicted to and dependent on opioid drugs. This can mean either prescription or illegal drugs. Suboxone is used as part of a complete treatment program that also includes counseling and behavioral therapy. Even though Suboxone is used as a means to transition people off of opioid addiction, an addiction to Suboxone itself may occur. Detoxing from Suboxone is the final stage in medication-assisted treatment and can at times be uncomfortable. Understanding Medication-Assisted Treatment For individuals suffering from an addiction to ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 30, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates drug detox medical detox medicated-assisted detox prescription drug detox suboxone Source Type: blogs

Vicodin Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline and Treatment
What is Vicodin and What Does It Do? According to MedicineNet, Vicodin is a combination of Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is a narcotic pain-reliever and a cough suppressant, similar to codeine. Hydrocodone blocks the receptors on nerve cells in the brain that give rise to the sensation of pain. Acetaminophen is a non-narcotic pain reliever and fever reducer. Acetaminophen works by elevating the threshold to pain. Essentially, in order for pain to be felt, s greater stimulation of the nerves responsible for the sensation of pain is necessary. It reduces fever through its action on the temperature-regulating ce...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 30, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates Drug Rehab Information Drug Treatment anxiety in withdrawal vicodin withdrawal symptoms Source Type: blogs

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month in October
. National Substance Abuse Prevention Month in October October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, a time to bring awareness to substance abuse and how the cycle of use begins. In an effort for young individuals to recognize the signs before the cycle starts, National Substance Abuse Prevention Month aims to slow, and eventually stop, the rising numbers of substance abuse statistics. Various organizations and governments have started using National Months and Days to help bring awareness to certain issues, which can prove to be very beneficial for the causes they support. History of National Substance Abuse Preve...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 28, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Alcohol Children Parenting child development family family disease family involvement family program family support family therapy homeless children military children National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Source Type: blogs

Withdrawal from Vicodin
Your Guide to Vicodin Addiction and Vicodin Withdrawal Hydrocodone (also known by the brand name Vicodin®) has been the second-most commonly encountered opioid pharmaceutical in drug evidence since 2009, as reported by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Withdrawal from Vicodin can vary in length and symptoms depending on the length and severity of the addiction. Vicodin is relatively easy to obtain and is perceived as safe when prescribed by a medical professional. If the drug is taken as prescribed for a limited time, Vicodin withdrawal symptoms will be either minimal or nonexistent. However, Vicodin is consid...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 28, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Recovery Drug Treatment Painkiller Substance Abuse painkillers prescription drug abuse prescription drug addiction prescription drug detox prescription drug use prescription drugs prescription medication prescription pills Source Type: blogs

How to Define Continuum of Care
This article presents how to define of continuum of care, including objectives, basic components, and operating principles. The purpose is to provide a concept that will encourage leadership by offering a vision for the future and providing a framework to guide day-to-day decision-making. By helping people throughout every aspect of care, not just the treatment itself, their chances for long-term sobriety increase exponentially. While receiving initial behavioral and medical treatment for addiction is important, so are the stages of treatment that follow. Just because a client completes a treatment program in inpatient reh...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 28, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Complementary Therapies Comprehensive behavioral treatment addiction treatment aftercare continuum of care treating addicts treatment center treatment facilities treatment facility treatment options tre Source Type: blogs

Detox Before the Holiday Season
Why Should I Detox Before the Holiday Season? While many individuals suffering from addiction wait until after the holidays to get clean, detoxing before the holiday season is an even better idea. Staying sober during the holidays can be difficult, but entering the season without drugs or alcohol in your system will help you resist any temptations this indulgent time of year might present and start 2020 off right! Here’s what to expect if you detox before the holidays. Reasons to Detox Before the Holiday Season The general public saves resolutions for New Year’s Eve – but by committing to detox before the...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 25, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates Drug Rehab Information alcohol detox drug detox holiday parties holidays medical detox medicated-assisted detox prescription drug detox Source Type: blogs

Red Ribbon Week
What is Red Ribbon Week? Red Ribbon Week is October 23-31, a time to get involved in the fight against drugs and bullying. This week-long campaign is celebrated in schools nationwide and provides an opportunity for parents, students, and concerned individuals to take a stand against the violence and drug dependency that can wreak havoc on communities and futures alike. The History of the Red Ribbon Campaign Red Ribbon Week began with the nonprofit organization National Family Partnership (NFP) as a result of the tragic murder of an undercover narcotics officer. In 1985, DEA agent Enrique Camarena was tortured to death by ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 18, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Substance Abuse bullying child development children drug abuse and prevention drug addiction drugs red ribbon week Source Type: blogs

Red Ribbon Week
What is Red Ribbon Week? Red Ribbon Week is October 23-31, a time to get involved in the fight against drugs and bullying. This week-long campaign is celebrated in schools nationwide and provides an opportunity for parents, students, and concerned individuals to take a stand against the violence and drug dependency that can wreak havoc on communities and futures alike. The History of the Red Ribbon Campaign Red Ribbon Week began with the nonprofit organization National Family Partnership (NFP) as a result of the tragic murder of an undercover narcotics officer. In 1985, DEA agent Enrique Camarena was tortured to death by ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 18, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Substance Abuse bullying child development children drug abuse and prevention drug addiction drugs red ribbon week Source Type: blogs

October 26th is DEA National Take Back Day
On October 26th, DEA National Take Back Day will once again address a crucial public safety issue. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misuse controlled prescription drugs – and that study indicates that most of these prescription drugs were either obtained from family and friends or found in the most-neglected staple of every bathroom: the medicine cabinet. What’s the Purpose of DEA National Take Back Day? DEA National Take Back Day gives individuals the chance to dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs in a safe, judgment-free environment. Cleaning out the aver...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 17, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Painkiller dea national take back day opioids prescription drug abuse prescription drug addiction prescription drug detox prescription drug use prescription drugs prescription medication prescri Source Type: blogs

What is Vicodin Withdrawal Like?
When someone has an addiction to Vicodin and is ready to become sober, there are many questions that may arise. These can include: Where should I go for treatment? How much will it cost? How long will treatment take? What is Vicodin withdrawal like? Since there are many unknowns when it comes to getting treatment for addiction, it is very important to do research and find out as much as you can. This way, you will feel more prepared when you enter treatment and will be able to become much more comfortable throughout the process. This includes knowing what to expect when you are detoxing from Vicodin and what it might feel...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 15, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Substance Abuse anxiety in withdrawal detox opioid opioids vicodin withdrawal symptoms Source Type: blogs

Do I Have an Oxycodone Addiction?
According to Healthline, Oxycodone is used to treat moderate to severe pain. It can be used short term or long term, depending on your condition. It is an opioid oral tablet and is better known by its other generic brand names, including Oxaydo, Roxicodone, Roxybond, and OxyContin. It is available in five forms, and since it is an opioid medication, it can be very easy to form an Oxycodone addiction. If you feel as if you may be forming an addiction to Oxycodone, make sure you are aware of the signs, symptoms and when it’s time to get help. Oxycodone Addiction Warning Signs Oxycodone can be a very helpful tool for m...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - October 10, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Painkiller Substance Abuse opiate opiate addiction opioid opioids oxycodone oxycodone abuse prescription drug abuse prescription drug addiction prescription drug use prescription drugs pre Source Type: blogs

Can You Form an Addiction to Suboxone?
While Suboxone can be a helpful tool for many, it is important to also understand its addictive nature. Because it is an opioid, wondering if you can form an addiction to Suboxone can be answered simply: Yes. Although the rates of addiction are much smaller than those of other opioids, it is still important to take their addictive properties seriously and get help if you start to notice the signs and symptoms of addiction to Suboxone. What is Suboxone? According to their own website, Suboxone is a prescription medicine that contains the active ingredients buprenorphine and naloxone. It is used to treat adults who are depe...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - September 13, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Substance Abuse addiction treatment addictionologist detox drug detox medical detox medicated-assisted detox prescription drug detox prescription medication suboxone Source Type: blogs

Is Luxury Residential Treatment Worth the Cost?
Making the decision to go to residential rehab is a big, life-changing one. It can also be stressful because choosing the right treatment center can absolutely make all the difference in your long-term recovery. This is especially true if you are used to a certain standard in your lifestyle. Some rehabs provide adequate accommodations for the length of your stay, while some luxury rehabs will go above and beyond. Just because you need addiction treatment doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your lifestyle and the things you are used to. This is when it’s important to know: is luxury residential treatment wor...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - August 30, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Addiction Treatment and Program Resources Alcohol Rehab Information Drug Rehab Information Drug Treatment Holistic Treatment Protocols alcohol treatment luxury luxury drug rehabilitation luxury heroin rehab Source Type: blogs

What Does Addiction Do to the Brain?
It is well-known that addiction and substance abuse is bad for your body. Health can quickly deteriorate, behaviors change and your brain goes through a lot of abuse and chemical changes. But, what exactly are these damages and what does addiction do to the brain? When learning the answer to “what does addiction do to the brain?”, it is first and foremost important to understand the reward circuit. This is the part of your brain that lets you know that what you are doing is pleasurable and enjoyable, and something that should be repeated to keep feeling this euphoria. Many things can activate this part of the ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - August 30, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery addiction recovery programs addiction treatment addiction treatment center addiction treatment facility addictionologist addicts alcohol detox drug detox medical detox medicated-assisted detox Source Type: blogs

Difference Between Impaired Control and Substance Use
What is Impaired Control and Substance Use? When understanding addiction and learning how it affects the brain, it is very important to know the difference between impaired control and substance use. Impaired control can be defined as “a craving or strong urge to use the substance; desire or failed attempts to cut down or control substance use”, however, it can be attributed to anything. People can have impaired control when it comes to drinking, shopping, gambling, video games or sex. It is also one of the very hallmarks of addiction, and often the very realization that drives people to get the help they need....
Source: Cliffside Malibu - August 29, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery controlled substances drug substitutes substance absuse substance abuse substance abuse care substance abuse problems substance abuse treatment substance abuse treatment facility Source Type: blogs

What Are The Common Behaviors of Addiction?
Understanding the Common Behaviors of Addiction Do you have a feeling that someone you love might be suffering from addiction, but you aren’t sure? People who have addictions will go to great lengths to cover them and remain in denial, so not knowing for sure is very common. That is why it is very important to know the common behaviors of addiction, especially if someone you love has a history of it. If you have a suspicion that someone you love is suffering from addiction, take note of these common behaviors of addiction. If they are exhibiting some or all of these, it is time to get help. Manipulation When someone ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - August 29, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery family family involvement family support signs of addiction support system Source Type: blogs

How to Determine Luxury Treatment vs Normal Treatment
Deciding what type of treatment center to go to, now that you’ve made the decision to get sober, can be pretty difficult. Finding the right treatment center and the right treatment program will make all the difference in your long-term recovery and sobriety, so how do you know when you have found the right one? Sometimes, it can come down to the simplest details, which is why knowing how to determine luxury treatment vs normal treatment is extremely important. The Luxury Treatment Difference If you are used to a certain lifestyle, you don’t have to give it all up just to enter treatment for addiction. In fact,...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - August 23, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Alcohol Rehab Information Drug Rehab Information Drug Treatment Sober Living and Aftercare addiction treatment addiction treatment center drug treatment center luxury luxury drug rehabilitation luxury heroin rehab treating addicts tr Source Type: blogs

How Long is a Luxury Treatment Program?
According to USAToday, nearly 21 million Americans struggle with substance addictions. That’s more than the number of people who have all cancers combined, and can mean 1 in 7 people will eventually suffer from an addiction. With such an epidemic in place, it is important to understand how the process of healing from an addiction works. This means learning what types of luxury treatment programs are available and asking questions like, how long is a luxury treatment program? Typically, luxury treatment programs can last anywhere from 30-90 days, depending on many factors. What Determines How Long a Luxury Treatment ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - August 23, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Drug Rehab Information luxury luxury drug rehabilitation luxury heroin rehab rehab center rehabilitation for drug addiction residential residential rehab Source Type: blogs

Why Do I Have to Keep Using More to Get High?
When using drugs or alcohol, you may start to find that you need to keep using more to get high than you did when you first started. When a couple of glasses of wine used to get you plenty drunk, you’re finding that you need a full bottle or even more. This is called building tolerance and can cause some damaging effects to the body, including leading to addiction and death. Using More to Get High: Building Tolerance According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, tolerance occurs when the person no longer responds to the drug in the way that person initially responded. Stated another way, it takes a higher dose ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - July 17, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Alcohol Alcoholism Drug Treatment Substance Abuse alcohol addiction alcohol dependence alcohol dependency alcohol detox alcohol disorder drug addiction drug addiction recovery drug addiction treatment Source Type: blogs

Alcohol: Is It The Gateway Drug?
The Gateway Drug Theory According to the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health,  The Gateway Drug Theory suggests that licit drugs, such as tobacco and alcohol, serve as a “gateway” toward the use of other, illicit drugs. Many people usually correlate this theory with prescription medication becoming a gateway to other dangerous opioids such as heroin or fentanyl, but there is some research to suggest that alcohol can be a gateway drug as well. Some of the many gateway drugs include: Alcohol Marijuana Prescription medication Tobacco How is Alcohol a Gateway Drug? Alcohol is legal ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - July 2, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Alcohol alcohol abuse alcohol treatment alcohol treatment center alcoholism gateway drug Source Type: blogs

The Second-Hand Harms of Drinking
What Are Second-Hand Harms of Drinking? An addiction to alcohol doesn’t just affect the person with the addiction. In fact, about one-fifth of adults in the United States have experienced some form of harm due to someone else’s behavior while drinking. These behaviors are ripple effects from the addiction and are known as second-hand harms of drinking. According to a study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, this adds up to nearly 53 million adults experienced at least one harm in 2015 attributable to someone else’s drinking in the past year. Abusive Behavior One of the biggest secon...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - July 2, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Alcohol Alcoholism alcohol abuse Alcohol Awareness Month alcohol consumption alcohol disorder alcohol problems alcohol treatment alcohol use alcoholics Alcoholics Anonymous second-hand harms Source Type: blogs

How Do I Pick the Right Facility?
How Do I Pick the Right Facility for My Addiction? Finally making the decision to get help for your addiction is a huge, difficult step. Admitting you have a problem and expressing the desire to want to fix it is life-saving. Almost as difficult as making the decision to go to a facility is trying to pick the right facility. There are so many factors to consider, and finding the right facility can make all the difference in your long-term sobriety and recovery. As you do your research, we’ve compiled the most important points for you to keep in mind. Staff and Accreditations at the Facility When you are picking a fac...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - June 22, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Addiction Treatment and Program Resources Behavioral Addictions Complementary Therapies Comprehensive behavioral treatment Drug Rehab Information Holistic Treatment Protocols Sober Living and Aftercare Substa Source Type: blogs

What Should I Treat First, Depression or My Addiction?
Depression and Addiction Throughout life, everyone has bad days and low moments. We all get into a “funk” or have times when we feel the blues. While this is a normal part of life and reaction to stress or traumatic events, depression is an entirely different thing. According to the American Psychiatry Associaton, Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. The condition causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a pers...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - June 17, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Depression Depression Treatment Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment antidepressants co-occurring disorder co-occurring disorders co-occurring disorders treatment co-occurring psychological disorders depression disorder Source Type: blogs

Is There a Cure for Addiction?
Addiction is a chronic condition that leads to overdose and death. Addiction ruins lives, families and devastates communities. If you are suffering from addiction, it can be normal to ask yourself hard questions such as, “will I suffer from addiction forever? Is there a cure for addiction?” While there is no magic wand that can cure addiction, it is a treatable condition. When addiction is treated, people can go on to live normal, happy, healthy lives. While addiction may cause a lot of destruction and fractured relationships in its path, people can repair and move on from them as well. The Cure for Addiction:...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - June 14, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: Jaclyn Uloth Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Complementary Therapies Comprehensive behavioral treatment Healthy Eating and Recovery Mental Health Sober Living and Aftercare Substance Abuse addicted to alcohol addiction help addiction recovery programs Source Type: blogs