How to prevent your child or loved one from taking drugs?

Every day that goes by, there are millions of Americans that are suffering from the stranglehold of addiction. There are many ways to deal with addiction, but when the time is right it is important to address the situation at hand by being completely honest about the realities of where addiction have brought you. This… Continue reading How to prevent your child or loved one from taking drugs?

Malibu Rehab: Involving Families

If someone within a family is suffering from an alcohol problem, it doesn’t just affect them, it affects the entire family. Experts in Malibu rehab know how important family is as a factor in addiction recovery and they always take this into account during addiction treatment. Seasons in Malibu treats not just the alcoholic, but… Continue reading Malibu Rehab: Involving Families

Two Myths Which Stop People From Using Our Malibu Addiction Treatment Center

There are many reasons why people choose to come to Seasons In Malibu for their treatment for alcohol or drug addiction. We also find there are many myths and misunderstandings which may prevent people from seeking help. Unfortunately, when these myths about when and how to get into our Malibu addiction treatment center aren’t corrected,… Continue reading Two Myths Which Stop People From Using Our Malibu Addiction Treatment Center

Why Your Choice Of Malibu Drug Treatment Matters

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a Malibu drug treatment program. At Seasons In Malibu, we often hear our clients talk about how they appreciate the differences in our program from others they have attended in the past. These differences we believe, and research shows, are the difference between a program… Continue reading Why Your Choice Of Malibu Drug Treatment Matters

Vermont Budget Cuts Aiming For Drug Treatment and Family Services

Due to issues related to declining tax revenue, many state governments have recently been forced into making serious budget cuts, and social service programs are often the first to go. This can often have devastating consequences as people dependent on that relief have to go without, and organizations doing a lot of good in their… Continue reading Vermont Budget Cuts Aiming For Drug Treatment and Family Services

Pussycat Doll Talks about Her Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

Former member of the Pussycat Dolls, Kasey Campbell, has never publicly discussed her problems with alcohol and drugs but is now just beginning to open up about her experiences with addiction. She suffered from issues of alcoholism and heroin addiction but in the past has only told the story to loved ones and the people… Continue reading Pussycat Doll Talks about Her Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

5 Meditative Activities To Take You Out Of Self-Obsession

Self-awareness is a vitally important skill. However, focusing on your self can become destructive if it is done too much. When someone is so preoccupied with his or her self to the point of loosing touch with the outside world or reflecting on the thoughts or feelings of others, it creates self-obsession.  Meditative Activities Self-obsession… Continue reading 5 Meditative Activities To Take You Out Of Self-Obsession

Muscle Weakness In Alcoholics A Result Of Mitochondrial Deficiencies

Photo Credit: David Goehring Mitochondrial Deficiencies  And 6 Other Health Risks Associated With Alcohol Abuse. New studies are pinpointing the causes of muscle weakness in those who suffer from long term alcoholism. It seems that heavy alcohol consumption, especially over several years, affects the cells themselves and specifically their ability to self repair. Mitochondria are… Continue reading Muscle Weakness In Alcoholics A Result Of Mitochondrial Deficiencies

Systemic Treatment Provides An All-Inclusive Approach

Systemic family treatment involves including the family in the recovery process. There is more understanding about how addiction often runs in a family, so including the family in the recovery process is an all-inclusive approach that involves healing the family unit. This type of systemic treatment can help someone in recovery attain long-lasting sobriety. Genetics… Continue reading Systemic Treatment Provides An All-Inclusive Approach

Chronic Depression Found More Likely In Chronic Sexual Abuse Victims

A recent study has unearthed important evidence around chronic depression and the causes of it. The study, conducted by scientist Mauro Garcia-Toro while at Columbia University, suggests that along with factors like previous bouts with depression, a childhood history of sexual abuse puts a person at much higher risk for chronic depression, which is generally… Continue reading Chronic Depression Found More Likely In Chronic Sexual Abuse Victims