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The Kiloby Center for Recovery is proud to announce that Help.org has listed us as one of the top addiction treatment centers in Palm Springs! The Kiloby Center is the first primarily mindfulness addiction treatment center in the nation. Our staff is highly trained and deeply caring. Furthermore, we provide our clients with compassionate, judgement-free, […]

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Covid-related anxiety is on the rise. This probably won’t come as a surprise to most of us, but mental health issues have surfaced (and worsened) during the pandemic. This is the case for a countless number of people. In addition, the problem will likely only get worse as time goes on. Covid-related anxiety is on […]

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Society treats many patients diagnosed with mental health disorders as diagnoses rather than individuals. Those patients often ask, “Will my mental health get better?”. Too often, our society assumes the answer is NO. That message- that there is something inherently wrong with who we are at the core- causes pain, shame, and more harm. At […]

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How has the pandemic impacted addiction treatment? For some people, Covid-19 has kept them from seeking addiction treatment due to safety concerns. For others, the pandemic has allowed them to get treatment for the first time due to loosened insurance requirements. Most insurers currently allow clients to get treatment from the comfort of their own […]

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By Scott Kiloby Don’t you really want to know if you are addicted?  Ever convinced you are not?  Depends on how you define addiction of course.  But let’s say that addiction is the compulsive use of something (as a way to avoid feeling something painful or uncomfortable) in a manner that creates harm in one’s […]

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By Hanneke Geraeds-de Vries These are challenging times. There is a lot happening around us to take in. We may fixate on the screens that display news reports or facebook feeds, or notice the surroundings when we have to venture out, and be observant enough to keep a six foot distance from other individuals. Along […]

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We are currently living through new challenges and uncertainties, and the Covid-19 crisis that we are facing together is bringing increased levels of stress. Income sources are uncertain. We can’t be sure of our sources of food and necessities in the ways we may have been several weeks ago. The next opportunity we get to […]

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By Scott Kiloby If there is one thing I’ve learned as a treatment center owner, it is that success rates for addiction treatment run very low across the nation – around 10 to 15%. The lack of a high success rate has to do, in part, with a fundamental misunderstanding about the nature of recovery […]

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By Matt Nettleton We are literally hardwired to seek deeper connection to life. We are hardwired to belong, to love, and to share. Our inherent nature is to cooperate. Deep in our hearts we know this. We know we are not meant to feel separate from each other and be in constant competition. Disconnection from […]

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This is the year you can keep that New Year’s Resolution. Millions of people use the new year to start exercising, stop smoking or other positive steps to create a more healthy mind or body. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people making New Year’s Resolutions quit soon after, mainly due to self- judgement and shame. […]

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