Category: Recovery

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Managing PTSD and Addiction Recovery

Managing PTSD and Addiction Recovery

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can lead to risky behaviors, such as substance use, to try and cope with your symptoms. This can bring you down a path of addiction and untreated mental health disorders. Managing PTSD can be a complex Read More ›

Coping With Bad Days in Recovery

Coping With Bad Days in Recovery

Just like everyone, individuals in recovery have bad days. However, bad days can make it difficult not to relapse, as individuals are often accustomed to turning to substances once they’ve had a bad day. In this blog, we’re going to Read More ›

Understanding the Stages of Change Model for Recovery

Understanding the Stages of Change Model for Recovery

Change doesn’t happen overnight. It is a long and challenging process, especially when you are changing addictive behaviors. Luckily, there are stages of change to make this process more understandable. The stages consist of the time before you realize that Read More ›

Addiction in the LGBTQIA+ Community

Addiction in the LGBTQIA+ Community

The stigmas and discrimination facing members of the LGBTQIA+ community can lead to additional stressors. These stressors can end with the development of various mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety, and substance use disorder (SUD). Often members of the community Read More ›

How Giving Back Helps Sustain Lifelong Recovery

How Giving Back Helps Sustain Lifelong Recovery

Recovery from addiction is a lifelong journey. There can be shame associated with addiction and seeking help. At Avalon Malibu, we hope that giving back while in recovery is an act you’ll consider to help shed light on recovery from Read More ›

Unlocking Your Potential in Recovery

Unlocking Your Potential in Recovery

Recovery can be overwhelming. Some people don’t want to start their addiction recovery because they’re not sure if it’s possible to achieve their goals. However, unlocking your potential during recovery is entirely possible, especially when you have the right treatment Read More ›

Understanding Avalon Malibu’s 5 Levels of Care

Understanding Avalon Malibu's 5 Levels of Care

Addiction affects millions of people every year. A 2019 study reported that an estimated 20.4 million people were diagnosed with substance use disorder (SUD), with only 10% receiving treatment. When ignored, SUD can lead to more severe mental and physical Read More ›

Our Admissions Process

Our Admissions Process

When it comes to beginning mental health treatment, the admissions process is an essential step. For this reason, we’ve thoughtfully designed the admissions process we use at Avalon Malibu. In this blog, we’ll discuss the various components of our admissions Read More ›

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