The Golden Child Goes to Rehab

Once upon a time on the way to high school, I got into in a serious car accident. My car was totaled, and I was a mess too. While I waited for my parents to arrive at the scene, my hands wouldn’t stop shaking, and I couldn’t catch my breath.

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6 Reasons Why Drug & Alcohol Rehab Success Rates Are So Low

Did you know that despite the increasing prevalence of both outpatient and inpatient addiction treatment programs -- over 14,500 in the United States alone -- more people than ever are dying from drug overdoses? Why the low alcohol rehab success rates? Why the low drug rehab success rates? What's going on?

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5 Tips For Choosing an Addiction Rehab That's Right for You

If you’re looking for an addiction rehab or alcohol treatment center, you don’t have to look far - there are literally thousands and thousands of options. But which one should you choose?

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Free eBook: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Residential Addiction Treatment Program

Addiction is a battle – a battle worth fighting. Far too many have given up from lack of hope, lack of direction, lack of support, or simply from lack of effort. Yet each person has the ability to win the fight.

The right residential addiction treatment program can help you learn how to heal, setting you free to live more of your life in love, peace, harmony and joy. By contrast, the wrong rehab program can set you back tens of thousands of dollars with little to show but a tan and some volleyball skills.

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What's Wrong with Addiction Rehab: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid

It’s no secret that the addiction rehab space is riddled with problems: "Counselors with little education and less oversight are using outdated and sometimes harmful techniques; there are no national standards for credentialing or training counselors and most treatment centers, even those with extensive financial resources, do not always use best practices.”

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How We Created the Most Transformative Addiction Recovery Program in the US

“[Addiction] counselors with little education and less oversight are using outdated and sometimes harmful techniques... there are no national standards for credentialing or training addiction counselors...  "

 - TIME magazine article: Q&A: What Really Goes on In Drug Rehabs

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Why Medical Detox Isn't Enough to End Most Addictions

There’s a popular misconception
that just going to medical detox to clear the body of drugs or alcohol is all you need to heal your addiction.

Medical detox treats the physical but does nothing to address what caused your addiction in the first place.

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5 Reasons We May Not Be a Good Fit As Your Addiction Recovery Program

Did you know that here at The Clearing we end up working with less than 50% of all the people with speak with?

But for those we do work with, we help them transform their lives. Our success rate exceeds 80%, compared to 10% or less for some rehabs and treatment approaches.

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Free eBook: Supporting A Loved One Struggling with Addiction

If you’ve just realized that your loved one has an addiction, you’re likely feeling overwhelmed by the ramifications of the news. You may struggle just to get through your days, and that’s entirely understandable. After all, you’re coping with many practical concerns, from treatment options to family finances to insurance coverage.

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in California (CA)

If you have a dual diagnosis, then it’s imperative that you choose an addiction recovery program that specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. To aid in your research, we've created a comprehensive list of dual diagnosis treatment centers in California. 

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