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More than Proof: Four Facts We Might Add to Liquor Labels

More than Proof: Four Facts We Might Add to Liquor Labels

More than Proof: Four Facts We Might Add to Liquor Labels On every pack of cigarettes sold in this country is a United States Surgeon General’s warning to inform consumers that they are risking illness, injury and death with every cigarette. Although in many states...

How to Deal with Addiction when you have a Demanding Job

How to Deal with Addiction when you have a Demanding Job I understand demanding jobs. I’m the founder and CEO of a well-respected private addiction treatment center. To keep the company afloat and growing, I work round-the-clock. I eat, sleep, and breathe my work....

I look forward to my future

I have been to several rehabs over the years, but Cliffside Malibu will gratefully be my last. From the moment I was greeted at the airport I was treated with complete professionalism. In my experience, no other rehab blends practical and spiritual principles so...

The ability to find true life purpose

Treatment is one small part of life, but a memorable one. I will never forget my time at Cliffside for as long as I live. I now feel empowered by learning the fundamentals essential to full recovery and a long and prosperous life. Those basics included dealing with...

The future is starting to look good again.

It really is amazing how quickly alcoholism can change your life. Everybody else may see your decline in slow motion; but when you are buzzed all the time, you think everything is fine. I honestly believed everything was good, and then, slowly but surely, people...

Waiting for God’s Judgment

Zechariah is the father of John the Baptist in the Bible. My papa wanted me to be like him, anointed in the spirit and the father of important men. That’s how I got my name. My papa is a preacher at a big church in Texas. His work is sharing the word of God. His...

Does MDMA Have Psychotherapeutic Potential?

Does MDMA Have Psychotherapeutic Potential? Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is also known as “ecstasy” because of the ecstatic feelings it produces in those who use it. While many dismiss the drug as a dangerous substance, some scientists claim it may have...

A Summer BBQ

My family is pretty normal. My father works hard in management at a Fortune 500 company and my mother is an elementary school teacher. I have a brother and two sisters, none of whom are drug addicts like me. I started using drugs when I was seventeen. I was raped by...