January 3, 2019

The Fentanyl Crisis and What You Need to Know

What is Fentanyl? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine, but is 50 to 100 times more potent. It is a schedule II prescription drug, and it is typically used to treat patients with severe pain, for side effects surrounding aggressive cancer […]

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October 29, 2018

What is Detox and How Long Should It Take?

What is detox? Detox is the very first step of recovery once someone enters treatment. When you have been abusing a substance for a period of time, your brain becomes chemically re-wired to depend on this substance. When the substance is no longer in your body, withdrawal symptoms begin. This is also known as being […]

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August 24, 2018

What Makes Cliffside Better

Our Approach Cliffside Malibu is a world class luxury drug and alcohol treatment center. We want you to recover for good, and we do that with seven major factors. 1. We Stand By Our Commitment To Your Success. Our main goal is: We only want you to come to treatment once. 2. We Recognize The […]

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August 24, 2018

Medically-Assisted Detox with an Onsite Addictionologist

What is Medicated-Assisted Detox? Medicated-Assisted Detox is the use of medications under supervision of an addictionologist to help treat the symptoms of detoxification from substance use disorders including opioids, alcohol abuse and more. Detoxification is often the most uncomfortable and most feared process of recovery. Cliffside Malibu takes great care in ensuring that this process […]

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April 21, 2016

Seven Things to Expect When You Go to Rehab

Seven Things to Expect When You Go to Rehab Many people don’t know what to expect from addiction treatment and this lack of knowledge can make them apprehensive about going to a residential treatment center. Addiction treatment centers vary, but if you are going someplace that is quality, there are a few things that you […]

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March 22, 2016

Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: Three of the Newest CDC Guidelines for Opioid Use

Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: Three of the Newest CDC Guidelines for Opioid Use   Anyone tuned into substance abuse issues in the United States knows there’s been a growing epidemic of opioid-based prescription medication abuse. But what, if any, role should the government take in addressing this national health crisis? This month the Centers for Disease […]

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September 9, 2015

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. Even when I’m not “on the clock,” I am bound to […]

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August 31, 2015

Obama’s Heroin Response Strategy: When You Don’t Go Far Enough, You Throw Good Money after Bad

Obama’s Heroin Response Strategy: When You Don’t Go Far Enough, You Throw Good Money after Bad The good news is that the Obama administration is making at least some effort to address the horrific accidental death rate from heroin and prescription opioid overdose. This effort brings attention to a scourge that is killing thousands upon […]

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December 2, 2010

Substance Abuse Ruins Lives

Substance abuse is a devastating disease. But that doesn’t have to be the end of the story. Whoever you are, however hopeless you believe your substance abuse problem to be, a private substance abuse treatment program administered by an exclusive substance abuse treatment facility really can help you achieve substance abuse recovery. The catch, of […]

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November 30, 2010

OxyContin Detox is Essential to Recovery

OxyContin recovery is impossible without OxyContin detox. Anyone who suggests otherwise simply doesn’t understand the nature of OxyContin addiction. The truth is that OxyContin abuse is always rooted in physiological dependency, which is why OxyContin treatment must always begin with physiological healing. The doctors and therapists at a professional OxyContin detox facility will help you […]

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