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LAST HOUSE BLOG

Proud Last House Mom

April 21st, 2017|


We tried it all. Rehab after rehab, in and out of programs, outpatients, sober livings and nothing stuck. We started over and over again, but never completed one. My son began an emotional and physical spiral down to the depths of addiction […]

Going To College Sober

April 17th, 2017|

It all felt so normal, second-nature, and routine—like folding laundry. I had this problem called life, and it was killing me, but I had this solution called inebriation, and it worked.

It worked so well at first, that when it turned on me, […]

HOW To Fix Your Problem

December 16th, 2016|

As a psychotherapist here in Los Angeles I often have clients who come to me seeking help for a wide variety of life problems and personal difficulties. This Article is intended to help your problem. Anxiety, depression, financial insecurity, drug addiction […]

Thank you Last House

December 8th, 2016|

My name is Matthew Fidlow and I was raised in Chicago, IL. I was fortunate to have found Last House when I was sitting at death’s door as a 25 year old child, and am blessed to say that 3 years later, sobriety has taught me what it is to […]

Hiking Mt. Whitney Sober

October 16th, 2016|

Hiking has been a long time passion of mine. Ever since I have been sober I have developed a strong bond with nature and the outdoors. It is in nature where I have some of the deepest and most inspiring moments in my sobriety. The picture below is an example […]

Thrive Outpatient in Santa Monica

October 12th, 2016|

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Thrive Outpatient

Thrive outpatient is a new partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient program that will open next month in Santa Monica, Calif., will rely heavily on building a one-on-one relationship between a patient and what the organization is calling a “recovery […]

Gratitude Recovery Based Program

July 11th, 2016|

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A Gratitude Recovery Based Program is what is really going to work? That is always the question, isn’t it? If you’re reading this you are looking for that answer. Sad to say that no one has that; not at […]

Failure To Launch Recovery

June 24th, 2016|

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“Failure to Launch” is characterized in my own experience as a lack of connection to other humans, professional failure which gave rise to social inadequacies. The pain of this experience in my case gave rise to increased drug use and dependence […]