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6 Tips for Self-Advocacy in Recovery
6 Tips for Self-Advocacy in Recovery

6 Tips for Self-Advocacy in Recovery Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT, Chief Clinical Officer at Cliffside Malibu Addiction often causes you…

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How to Admit You Need Help for a Substance Use or Mental Health Disorder
What to Do When You Are Losing Hope in Recovery

What to Do When You Are Losing Hope in Recovery Having hope is a continuous internal desire to not give up…

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Woman in a pink dress with tattoo's holding a red heart lollipop, surviving Valentine’s Day in recovery.
Surviving Valentine’s Day in Early Recovery

Surviving Valentine’s Day in Early Recovery Valentine’s Day is a holiday to celebrate love and romance. You may buy roses, exchange…

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New Year Resolutions in Addiction Recovery
New Year Resolutions in Addiction Recovery

New Year Resolutions in Addiction Recovery Content Reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT, Chief Clinical Officer at Cliffside Malibu When the new…

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How Can I Help Others in Recovery?

How Can I Help Others in Recovery? Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT, Chief Clinical Officer at Cliffside Malibu After you have…

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What Should You Do if You Relapse?

What Should You Do if You Relapse? Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT, Chief Clinical Officer at Cliffside Malibu For too many…

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Woman looking into reflection against a mirror in an elevator thinking about co-occurring disorders in recovery.
Managing a Co-occurring Disorder in Recovery

Managing a Co-occurring Disorder in Recovery Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT, Chief Clinical Officer at Cliffside Malibu In recovery, a co-occurring disorder…

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People in group therapy, talking in a circle about addiction recovery.
Alternatives to 12-Step Addiction Recovery Groups

Alternatives to 12-Step Addiction Recovery Groups Cultivating a support system in early sobriety is paramount. Most resources will direct you towards…

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Two men in the park after a work out discussing whether or not they will be 'in recovery' for the rest of their lives and what that looks like.
Am I Going to Be in Recovery for the Rest of My Life?

Am I Going to Be in Recovery for the Rest of My Life? Deciding to get sober is a challenge for…

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Three men laughing and catching up, talking about rebuilding relationships after addiction treatment.
Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Treatment

Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Treatment Once in recovery, one of the first things you might want to do is start fixing…

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