Tips for Traveling While in Recovery

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 […]

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What Support You Should Have After Treatment

What happens after treatment? When you leave a treatment facility, you will be entering an entirely new life. For many people, entering treatment means completely changing one’s life in order to maintain sobriety once they leave. While this is an exciting time, it can also be a little scary for some. But with the right […]

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Holistic therapy and how they help fight addiction

What is holistic therapy? Holistic therapy is defined as non-medicinal recovery methods. At Cliffside, we use holistic therapy to complement traditional treatment practices. Holistic therapy aims to bring the mind, body and spirit into alignment. It focuses on the patient’s overall well-being while also treating physical symptoms of addiction and withdrawal. They can be very […]

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Overcoming Addiction through Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

Overcoming Addiction through Mindfulness and Psychotherapy It’s not just the drugs you take, but what you experience too that can rewire your brain, causing your brain to crave an experience in the same way it can be taught to crave a drug. These ‘non-substance’ addictions are called process disorders and they can be very difficult […]

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The Evidence Proving Acupuncture Points

The Evidence Proving Acupuncture Points  Acupuncture is a method of treating medical and psychological issues based on influencing the body by inserting needles in specific points of human body, called acupoints. It appears that science may finally be able to verify the existence of acupuncture points, meridians (vessels within the body that conduct Qi, or […]

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Does “Medical” Marijuana Work?

Does “Medical” Marijuana Work? Getting federal approval to research marijuana is a laborious and long process. While the federal government approves and funds many studies that look into the negative effects of cannabis, it has been reluctant to approve those that consider the positive effects. This has created controversy over medical research by creating a […]

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Addiction and Mental Disorders: Are They Related?

Addiction and Mental Disorders: Are They Related? Scientists have linked mental disorders to addiction, noting that addicts often have one or more co-occurring mental disorders. Consider these facts: Research has shown babies exposed to legal and illegal drugs in the womb, suffer slow intellectual development and affected behavior later in life, and have a higher […]

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Exercise for Anxiety and Depression Relief

Exercise for Anxiety and Depression Relief Depression can cause anxiety, while having anxiety can bring on depression. The two often are co-occurring disorders and have many similarities including presentation, causes and treatment. However, they are different; depression is more serious because of the higher possibility of suicidal tendencies. Anxiety is a natural response to some […]

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