Category: Malibu Addiction Treatment

Why Choose A Sober Living Facility?

Why Choose A Sober Living Facility

While many may be familiar with the detox and initial stage of the recovery treatment process.  A phase which sees people receiving extensive psychotherapy and counseling, participating in group activities and learning important life skills that help form a foundation for achieving lasting recovery, sober living is often less discussed.  A more thorough approach to …

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Buprenorphine or Methadone?

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It’s always a question whether methadone or buprenorphine might be the right medication for any patient.  When talking about methadone we’re really talking about a whole sort of treatment structure or program.  Essentially with methadone treatment, there’s built in counseling, which is very important as part of the recovery process. There’s urine drug testing which …

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Selecting The Right Treatment Center

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Nоt аll treatment centers аrе created еԛuаl.  When уоu’rе selecting ѕоmеthіng аѕ important as thе rіght trеаtmеnt сеntеr tо battle alcohol оr drug dереndеnсіеѕ, іt’ѕ crucial that you do your hоmеwоrk ѕо thаt уоu choose a fасіlіtу with the bеѕt рrоgrаm for уоur nееdѕ tо hеlр уоu dеtоx and thеn start lіfе in rесоvеrу.  Nоt …

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What Is A Dual-Diagnosis?

Malibu Addiction Dual Diagnosis Treatment

The term dual diagnosis describes the presence of both mental health issues and the addiction to drugs or alcohol, the impact on daily functioning, complications related to a problem left untreated, and the impact on others. Understanding co-occurring disorders also poses questions for both the professional and the patient in determining what came first, genetic …

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Children Raised With Parental Substance Abuse

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Addiction and alcoholism not only affect those who drink and drug, it also affects their loved ones in sometimes devastating ways. The children of alcoholics and addicts are often times traumatized by the experience of being raised in this environment. Unfortunately, once grown these ‘adult children’ may have difficulty separating the past from the present.  …

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Spirituality

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Some of people use the term ‘spirituality’ to describe a sense of inner or moral strength. Others use it to describe their belief in God.  While others again use it to describe the relationship between oneself and the things beyond them. For those who are new to recovery and for many who’ve been around a …

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