Is Luxury Residential Treatment Worth the Cost?

Is Luxury Residential Treatment Worth the Cost? Making the decision to go to residential rehab is a big, life-changing one. It can also be stressful because choosing the right treatment center can absolutely make all the difference in your long-term recovery. This is especially true if you are used to a certain standard in your […]

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How Do I Pick the Right Facility?

How Do I Pick the Right Facility for My Addiction? Finally making the decision to get help for your addiction is a huge, difficult step. Admitting you have a problem and expressing the desire to want to fix it is life-saving. Almost as difficult as making the decision to go to a facility is trying […]

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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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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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Ibogaine: Can You Hallucinate Heroin Out of Your Life?

Ibogaine: Can You Hallucinate Heroin Out of Your Life?   From time to time, I am asked to analyze the treatments discussed in various media articles. “Can this really work?” I am questioned. In this case, can a person hallucinate away addiction? Will participation in shamanic rites create healing without any other treatment? This article […]

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The Real Cost of Cigarette Smoking

One of our concerns at Cliffside Malibu is helping young people make good decisions about their health. Many of us who have suffered from addiction began making poor choices for ourselves when we were children, far too young to understand the consequences of our actions or the long-term impact addiction would have on us. Smoking […]

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Did Yoga Give the Seahawks an Edge Over the Broncos?

Just picture the newest Super Bowl Champions, the Seattle Seahawks, all quietly practicing yoga together as part of their required daily workout schedule. Perhaps it was the yoga. Maybe it was the morning meditation classes that were recently introduced to the NFL team from Washington. Could these have given them an edge over their opponents? […]

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Exploring Treatment Options for Depression: Part 3 of 3

This is the third part of a 3-part series on depression. This post looks at treatment options for depression. In previous posts in this series, we have looked at diet, exercise, and the possible use of medication to control depression symptoms. Here are more treatment options to consider. Treatment Options for Depression •    Talk therapy. […]

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