November 5, 2018

How to Avoid Relapse During The Holidays

The holidays can be a joyous time of year, but it can also trigger a lot of stress. There are many celebrations, social events and possible opportunities where triggers and temptations could arise. Whether or not it is your first time navigating the holidays sober, it’s always a great idea to know what may come, […]

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October 31, 2018

Nutrition and Recovery

How Addiction Takes a Toll on Your Nutrition Drug and alcohol abuse can take a major toll on your body. The recovery process is gradual, and nutrition is one of the major issues that often get overlooked, yet need attention. Our brain functions are influenced by food, and when your brain isn’t producing the chemicals […]

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August 14, 2018

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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September 17, 2014

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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September 8, 2014

September is Recovery Month

September is Recovery Month Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, substance abuse prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover. The national September observance of Recovery Month has evolved since its original conception in 1989. The purpose is to highlight individuals who have reclaimed […]

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May 28, 2014

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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April 21, 2014

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Getting regular, quality sleep is important to long-term health. Many people struggle with sleep problems and should seek help if they have trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep or do not feel rested after arising. Sleep aids are not the only treatment for sleeplessness. Professionals can discuss with you many proven, holistic treatments to promote […]

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March 31, 2014

Three Foods that Worsen Depression

Recent studies have indicated that eating certain American “favorite” foods can increase the odds of developing or worsening depression.  People should not regularly eat three specific types of food to help prevent this from happening. These foods are: Refined Grains: Pasta, white rice and bagels are all foods that have been identified as inflammatory and […]

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