April 2016 archive

Loneliness & Isolation In Recovery

Loneliness In Recovery_Oceanside Malibu

People need people. That belief is universally accepted and shared by others. It has become the gold standard. Don’t get too lonely. Nonalcoholic members of the psychiatric profession tend to equate loneliness with boredom. If there is any one thing that must be included in the alcoholic’s life before he can once again become a …

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Whole Person Addiction Treatment

Whole Person Treatment Oceanside Malibu

The whole person treatment approach to substance abuse recovery focuses on the balance of the spirit, mind, and body in order to achieve a healthy state of being. Oceanside Malibu offers various treatment approaches to help guide individuals or couples towards tailoring a unique treatment plan designed for healthier, more balanced outcomes in their lives. …

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Addiction & Relationships

Relationship Therapy Oceanside Malibu Treatment Center

An addiction is a relationship. When someone is addicted to a substance and/or a behavior, that person is in a relationship with their substance or behavior of choice, the same as if they were involved with a person. Further, the relationship with the object of their addiction is the most important relationship in his/her life. …

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Recovery Over The Long-Term

Long-Term Recovery_Oceanside Malibu Treatment Center

Sobriety gives us the ability and skills to deal with the “normal” issues we face in life: loss of loved ones, loss of relationships, empty nesting, career changes, physical impairment, and grieving. Recovery is a process not an event. Life is a continuum of ever-deepening circles. Put those two ideas together and we begin to …

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