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“Vacation Rehabs” – How They Are Lowering the Success Rate and Creating a Lack of Credibility Regarding the Addiction Treatment Field in the Eyes of the Public Imagine one day you find yourself truly ready to go to an addiction treatment center. You’ve had enough! You are sick and tired of living the way you’ve […]

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    Addiction & it’s driving force: Fear   Addiction, Manipulation, shame, trauma, guilt, hiding, dishonesty/deception, denial, rationalization and  minimization.  These are some of the most powerful contributors to ongoing Addiction and relapse.  Many of the current approaches to addiction treatment haven’t even begun to scratch the surface with regard to helping people release the […]

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    What really ends Drug & Alcohol  Addiction? Addiction,What really ends it? Although it is the million dollar question, actually billions of dollars have been spent and billions more will be spent in the future on research into medications that promise to end or substantially reduce addictions. Although I’m a big fan of any […]

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  PTSD & Addiction PTSD Studies are increasingly showing a direct link between PTSD (or psychological/emotional “trauma”) and addiction. Similar to the evidence found in those studies, the Kiloby Center often finds that clients suffering from addiction also have some history of trauma in their background. Before discussing the three big mistakes people often make […]

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    The Kiloby Center for Recovery is proud to be a member of the Independent Coalition of Treatment Providers (ICOTP). ICOTP is a group of treatment providers that works to maintain appropriate legal and ethical standards in the area of addiction treatment and that are working together to help rid the addiction treatment field […]

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  Mindfulness is a very important part of Recovery. Mindfulness is a very important part of Recovery. Many mornings, I wake up, go workout (three times a week) and then go eat breakfast at one of my favorite local spots. I enjoy the quiet peace of early morning, before most people are out of bed […]

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Is the Kiloby Center for Addiction Recovery Right for you? It’s hard to truly understand just how unique the Kiloby Center’s approach is until you are actually participating in our program. First, the Center is the only U.S. addiction treatment center that focuses primarily on Mindfulness. That, alone, makes the Center unique. In addition, the […]

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      Identifying Addictive behavior  We’ve all done it. We behave in a way that feels painful, or is destructive, or that we think we shouldn’t, and we resolve to behave differently in the future. We believe that the way to change behavior A is to take up behavior B. And what we discover […]

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  Can a Senior Recover from Drugs and Alcohol Addiction? Recent studies have shown that older adults (those aged 65 to 79) are using drugs and alcohol at an epidemic rate and it’s exacerbating their existing medical problems. But doctors aren’t addressing the drug use, and it’s not being addressed in mental health or medical […]

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