Inpatient Rehab vs. Outpatient Addiction Treatment

By Nick Goldberg | Feb 26, 2024

Inpatient Rehab vs. Outpatient Addiction Treatment When it comes to overcoming addiction, whether it’s opioids or alcohol, the journey toward recovery is individual and complex. With various treatment options available, it’s crucial to choose a path that fits your medical and personal needs, lifestyle and specific substance use disorder. It is critical to note that […]

Excellence in Action – 2023 Winners

By Nick Goldberg | Feb 18, 2024

As we enter a new year, we take a moment to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of our team. Our Excellence in Action contest, recognizing outstanding team members each quarter, has showcased the exceptional talent and commitment within our ranks. From among each quarter’s high-quality winners, we here announce the two annual winners of this contest. […]

Embracing Relationships in Recovery: Love Beyond Romance

By Nick Goldberg | Feb 13, 2024

Relationships in Recovery Valentine’s Day brings to mind images of romantic love—roses, chocolates, candlelit dinners, etc. But it’s also a time to reflect on the variety of relationships crucial to recovery from addiction. Beyond romantic relationships, these connections provide vital support and encouragement as we heal and grow in recovery. We need all kinds of […]

Time to Talk Day 2024: Bridging the Gap between Addiction and Mental Health

By Nick Goldberg | Jan 31, 2024

What Is Time to Talk Day? Time to Talk Day is dedicated to encouraging open conversations about mental health.  At CleanSlate, it’s an opportunity to share how addiction and mental health challenges go together, and the need to treat the two together. To start your recovery journey today Call (833) 505-4673 The Intersection of Addiction […]

Excellence in Action – Winter Winners

By Nick Goldberg | Jan 25, 2024

CleanSlate’s Excellence in Action award is nomination-based recognition program that recognizes and celebrates our support team across the entire enterprise. Winners are selected from nominees that demonstrate our values of patients first; science and medicine matter; everyday innovation; respect and compassion always; and together we succeed. Congratulations to our winter winners! Adam Arriaga Senior Lab […]

Financial Planning and Financial Triggers in Recovery

By Nick Goldberg | Jan 11, 2024

As tax season approaches, it brings with it the potential for unexpected financial windfalls like tax refunds. That makes this time of year tricky with an often-neglected aspect of addiction recovery: financial planning and its triggers. CleanSlate addiction treatment clinician, Joy Delisle, brings years of expertise in guiding individuals through the complex interplay between financial […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Recovery: A Path to Renewal and Strength

By Nick Goldberg | Jan 05, 2024

As the New Year approaches, it brings with it a chance for renewal and positive change. For individuals battling addiction or in the early stages of recovery, this time can be pivotal. Embracing the New Year as an opportunity to commit firmly to recovery or to reinforce your early recovery efforts can be a transformative […]

Reflecting on Recovery Progress at the End of the Year

By Nick Goldberg | Dec 21, 2023

As the year draws to a close, it’s a reflective time for many, especially for those on the journey of addiction recovery. This moment offers a unique opportunity to pause and take stock of the progress made, the challenges faced and the lessons learned. Such reflection is not just about acknowledging milestones but also about […]

Understanding and Addressing Holiday Suicide Risk

By Nick Goldberg | Dec 21, 2023

While the holiday season can be a time of joy and celebration, for many it is a period of heightened emotional distress. There are those who feel lonely and disconnected. Others struggle with strained relationships within their families. A number of people feel overwhelmed by seasonal stress. And many still face a history of mental […]

Maintaining Recovery through Connection: Expert Tips from an Addiction Medicine Physician on the Holiday Season

By Nick Goldberg | Dec 15, 2023

The holiday season can be a difficult time for those in recovery from drugs and alcohol. Whether it be the loneliness of isolation or the pain of unresolved family issues, a mix of temptations, triggers and stressors can conspire to challenge even a longstanding recovery. Fortunately, there are many effective ways to manage the complexities […]