July 2, 2019

The Second-Hand Harms of Drinking

What Are Second-Hand Harms of Drinking? An addiction to alcohol doesn’t just affect the person with the addiction. In fact, about one-fifth of adults in the United States have experienced some form of harm due to someone else’s behavior while drinking. These behaviors are ripple effects from the addiction and are known as second-hand harms […]

Alcohol, Alcoholism
April 17, 2019

What is Detoxing From Alcohol Like, and How We Can Help Make It Comfortable

Detoxing from Alcohol Detoxing from alcohol can look very different to many different people. The way you may feel when you detox from alcohol depends on the severity of your addiction and how long you have been addicted to alcohol for. If someone has had a few too many drinks at a celebration, chances are, […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Alcohol, Alcohol Rehab Information, Alcoholism, Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates, Drinking, Substance Abuse
August 17, 2018

Cliffside Malibu Approach vs AA Approach

What is the Cliffside Malibu approach? Cliffside Malibu has a evidence-based, well thought out three-fold approach to addiction treatment that creates the foundation for lasting recovery that is different from AA. When all three are used together, the outcomes are more effective than any individual part on its own. Those three approaches are: Intensive one-on-one […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Alcohol Rehab Information, Alcoholism, Complementary Therapies, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment, Relationships, Sober Living and Aftercare, Spirituality, Substance Abuse
May 20, 2013

Doctors with Patients Fighting Alcoholism Should Try AA Themselves

The Partnership at Drugfree.org recently issued a news release with their recommendation that physicians treating patients with alcohol disorders or alcoholism attend Alcoholics Anonymous or other support group meetings prior to counseling their patients to do so. “Any doctor treating addicted people should go to at least a few AA meetings, so they can discuss […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment
March 15, 2013

Stricter Drug Treatment Laws for Parents in Alabama

In Alabama, a new drug treatment bill may mean that parents who receive treatment for alcohol or drug addiction more than twice in a five year period may lose custody of their children. The bill, championed by Republican representative Wes Long, has many supporters, but some people are concerned that the bill may deter people […]

Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment