Heroin Detox & Withdrawal

May 31, 2013 8:07 am

Heroin is an extremely addictive opiate drug used by adults and young people in whatever economic state of life. NIDA’s 2010 survey revealed that at least 0.8% of 8th graders already use heroin. Like other opiates, heroin produces distressing emotional and physical withdrawal symptoms which are often referred to, as ... View Article

Recovering From Prescription Pill Addiction

May 29, 2013 6:55 am

While the majority of Americans use prescription pills like Xanax, Vicodin and other drugs for pain management as prescribed by the physicians, statistics revealed an alarming number of its illicit use. In 2010, SAMSHA revealed that individuals seeking medical treatment due to prescription drug abuse tripled from 1998 to ... View Article

Meth Addiction Statistics

May 28, 2013 5:48 pm

Methamphetamine is a commonly abused and illicitly produced stimulant within the country which targets young people and adults alike. DEA claimed that despite the decrease of meth production in the country due to strict law enforcement, the demand for the illicit substance is still met by manufactures outside US. Due ... View Article

Detox : The First Step In Addiction Treatment

January 20, 2013 8:11 am

Detox success statistics are difficult to gauge because of the different characteristics of addictive substances and their effects on the users’ body and mind. True recovery does not end with the detox. It starts with it. Prevailing statistics proved how detox helps a person avoid relapse with the help of ... View Article

Relapse Prevention

December 6, 2012 8:02 am

When you finally decided to get ahead of your life and quit drugs or alcohol, you took your initial step towards recovery. However, you may have thought that all your anticipated problems will go away when you enter a rehab, only to find out that a bunch of them are ... View Article

Health Effects Of Oxycontin

November 19, 2012 2:10 am

OxyContin is classified as an opioid agonist due to its Oxycodone content which is a Schedule II drug. It is prescribed for a continuous and long-term management of moderate to severe pain for patients with an established tolerance to an opiate of equivalent potency. Statistics showed that it is ... View Article

SOBA Malibu Dual Diagnosis

November 8, 2012 7:48 pm

If you think that conventional drug rehab does not produce the recovery you expect because it does not deal with dual diagnosis of addiction, you can try SOBA Malibu. Aside from our holistic and individualized treatment programs aimed to help alcoholics and drug addicts to recover from addiction, we also ... View Article

Sober in my 20’s, Is My Life Over Or Just Beginning?

August 11, 2011 8:00 pm

That was the question that haunted me like nothing i had ever feared before.  All of my friends drink and party.  What will i possibly do when they are out having fun? Do i really need to make a decision to have a social life or stay clean and sober? ... View Article

SOBA Malibu Recovery Center launches Neurofeedback Program

May 18, 2010 2:01 am

SOBA Malibu Recovery Center(, a California licensed addiction center, and Brainpaint, LLC will begin training and implementation of BrainPaint software in order to achieve a more in-depth understanding and acute treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. “When you or a loved one is unfortunate enough to contract the disease of ... View Article

SOBA announces Celebrity Rehab Therapist

May 18, 2010 2:01 am

SOBA Recovery Center is also pleased to announce the addition of Sherry Gaba, Celebrity Life Coach and Psychotherapist on Celebrity Rehab 2 and Celebrity Rehab 3 with Dr. Drew on VH1. Sherry will be conducting groups which consist of Life Coaching and a women’s group. Sherry will also see SOBA ... View Article

SOBA Malibu Recovery Center announces Celebrity Pro-Am Tennis Exhibition

May 18, 2010 2:00 am

The SOBA Recovery Center is looking forward to an exciting summer, where we will be announcing our Pro-Am Tennis exhibition in the Pacific Palisades in order to raise money for our Foundation, which subsidizes those who are unable to afford treatment for substance abuse. Would anyone be interested in seeing a ... View Article


May 18, 2010 1:55 am

Depression SOBA Malibu Recovery Center believes that in addressing the co-occurring, dual diagnosis and associated conditions, in conjunction with the drug abuse and addiction issues, people are given the best chance for long-term recovery. The modality of treatment provided to clients will depend on the status and/or outcome of each person’s current ... View Article


May 12, 2010 4:43 am

At the SOBA Malibu Recovery Center, our eam of world-renowned treatment professionals understand that alcohol and drug addiction is a complex illness. Compulsive and sometimes-uncontrollable drug craving, med-seeking, and use that persist even in the face of negative consequences characterize drug addiction. For many people, drug addiction becomes chronic, with relapses ... View Article