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By: Cliffside Malibu

Man sitting down talking in therapy about calming the mind and using dialectic behavior therapy.
Calming the Mind: Dialectical Behavior Therapy & Addiction

Calming the Mind: Dialectical Behavior Therapy & Addiction People take pride in who they are. You can find comfort or confidence…

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Woman laying in a hammock on the beach reading a book. Residential rehabs in a serene location.
Residential Rehab: Find Health in a Serene Setting

Residential Rehab: Find Health in a Serene Setting You are not weak. Your decision to enter treatment is courageous and shows…

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Man hugging child with woman on the side watching. Family intervention and the stages of change model.
Brief Interventions & the Stages of Change

Brief Interventions & the Stages of Change The first step for a person who abuses alcohol or substances is to admit…

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Woman sitting in white bed stretching, facing open window going through detox.
Don’t Detox Alone

Don’t Detox Alone Don’t stop drinking or using substances on your own. There can be health risks that come with your…

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Woman wearing glasses sitting on a soft thinking about the addictive nature of Marijuana.
The Addictive Nature of Marijuana

The Addictive Nature of Marijuana Marijuana is a drug that is receiving increased national attention. As of the 2020 elections, 15…

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Man in orange shirt sitting in field, thinking about how to shift away from self blame in recovery.
Shifting Away from Self-Blame in Recovery

Shifting Away from Self-Blame in Recovery Self-blame can hinder a person’s ability to heal from addiction. A little bit of self-love…

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Beating addiction in the new year, woman in a blue shirt smiling while she journals in the kitchen.
A New Year is a New Chance to Beat Addiction

A New Year is a New Chance to Beat Addiction Once the excitement of a new year comes and goes, sometimes…

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Woman listening to music through her headphones, once the party stops how to get treatment for club drugs.
Once the Party Stops: Treatment for Club Drugs

Once the Party Stops: Treatment for Club Drugs COVID-19 brought an abrupt halt to how people party. The clubs went dark…

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Woman with a mask on talking to a doctor on a couch, talking about opioids and dependence.
Marketing Opioids: Prescribed Use and Dependence

Marketing Opioids: Prescribed Use and Dependence Opioids are a class of drugs prescribed to alleviate pain; however, their addictive nature has…

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Woman working on her computer, creating your own success in recovery.
Creating Your Success Story: Seeking Alcohol or Drug Treatment

Creating Your Success Story: Seeking Alcohol or Drug Treatment Every story has a beginning. Heroes, survivors, and dreamers take the first…

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