February 26, 2019

What Are The Main Therapies Used to Help Get Me to Lasting Recovery?

Evidence Based Approach As understandings of addiction and addiction recovery change, we constantly work to bring best practices into our treatment protocol. We recognize that not every treatment works for every person, so we use our resources carefully to gain access to all the latest therapies available. No two addictions are the same, no two […]

Acupuncture, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Complementary Therapies, Comprehensive behavioral treatment, Meditation, PTSD
January 14, 2019

Why Malibu is a Perfect Place for Rehab

Start Your New Life in Malibu Living with addiction is a dark, scary and lonely place. Relationships are damaged, families are torn apart, living situations aren’t ideal and overall health and self-esteem are extremely poor. Making the decision to turn your life around is a big one, and while it can be scary, it is […]

Alcohol Rehab Information, Drug Rehab Information, Healthy Eating and Recovery, Meditation
April 20, 2015

Meditation Improves Brain Function

Meditation Improves Brain Function There is a great deal of evidence that meditation, in particular mindfulness meditation, improves the brain, and the research is teaching us a lot about how and why that happens. Let’s look at some of the research. In one recent study: “…the researchers examined participants aged 55 to 90 years old […]

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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 […]

Abuse, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, ADHD, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Children, Current Events, Depression, Drug Treatment, Exercise, Healthy Eating and Recovery, Holistic Treatment Protocols, Marijuana, Medical, Meditation, Painkiller, Parenting, Relationships
September 12, 2014

Effects of Depression on the Brain

Effects of Depression on the Brain Rumination occurs when an individual thinks about a problem repeatedly, with too much self-reflection and without coming to a solution. A recent study from the University of Illinois at Chicago plainly reveals the startling effects of rumination on the brain, a risk factor of depression and reoccurring depression. Functional […]

Abuse, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Current Events, Depression, Depression Treatment, Drug Treatment, Meditation, Parenting, Substance Abuse
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 […]

Abuse, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, ADHD, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Behavioral Addictions, Cocaine, Current Events, Depression, Depression Treatment, Drinking, Drug Treatment, Eating Disorders, Healthy Eating and Recovery, Heroin, lsd, Marijuana, Medical, Meditation, Painkiller, Parenting, Substance Abuse
August 25, 2014

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 […]

Abuse, Acupuncture, Addiction Recovery, Current Events, Depression, Drug Treatment, Exercise, Meditation
July 7, 2014

Meditation Increases Brain Activity

Meditation Increases Brain Activity Meditation has been practiced for ages, but until now, little research has focused on the benefits of different kinds of techniques. Recently, a new study was published discussing how different forms of meditation affect the brain. All forms of meditation can be divided into two groups, concentrative meditation and non-directive meditation. […]

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