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
September 14, 2018

What Support You Should Have After Treatment

What happens after treatment? When you leave a treatment facility, you will be entering an entirely new life. For many people, entering treatment means completely changing one’s life in order to maintain sobriety once they leave. While this is an exciting time, it can also be a little scary for some. But with the right […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Alcohol, Alcohol Rehab Information, Alcoholism, Drinking, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment, Exercise, Sober Living and Aftercare
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 […]

Acupuncture, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Alcohol, Alcohol Rehab Information, Alcoholism, Complementary Therapies, Drinking, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment, Eating Disorders, Exercise, Healthy Eating and Recovery, Holistic Treatment Protocols, Mental Health, Sober Living and Aftercare, Spirituality
April 18, 2015

Helping Veterans with PTSD Using Yoga

Helping Veterans with PTSD Using Yoga We have come a long way in our efforts to treat PTSD and other psychological disorders. Some of the best information has come from veterans themselves. For example, after suffering from the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, Army veteran John Thurman used his experience with yoga to help others, […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
April 9, 2015

Yoga as Medicine for Depression

Yoga as Medicine for Depression More than 15 million Americans practice yoga. It is a twenty-seven billion dollar a year industry in the US. Why is yoga so popular? According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 58% of those who practice yoga do so for mental and physical well-being and 16% use […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
December 23, 2014

Why You Should Learn and Practice Yoga

Why You Should Learn and Practice Yoga Yoga is a balanced practice of physical exercise, breathing control and meditation that can reduce psychosocial distress as well as improve cardiovascular and cognitive function. Yoga may prove to be a practical adjunct to a healthy lifestyle, according to research.   There is a need for simple, easy […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
February 19, 2014

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? […]

Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Holistic Treatment Protocols, Spirituality
February 28, 2013

A Pennsylvania Women Offers Free Yoga to Fight Addiction

Philly.com is spreading the word about a yoga instructor in Upper Darby — a Philadelphia neighborhood that has long suffered from an epidemic of addiction — who is offering free classes for people struggling with substance abuse.  Jennifer Bedrick, the 34-year-old instructor, has herself battled addictions in the past and has used yoga to effectively […]

Addiction Recovery, Complementary Therapies, Drug Treatment, Holistic Treatment Protocols, Mental Health
February 26, 2013

To Increase Productivity, Do Less

Creating a healthy lifestyle is essential to maintaining sobriety and part of healthy living is learning to effectively manage stress. Addicts tend to suffer from anxiety and can feel constant overwhelming stress. There is a tendency to overwork as they try to keep their mind off using in the months after treatment. Even while abusing […]

Addiction Recovery, Anxiety, Drug Treatment, Mental Health