Sober Living in Tampa

Sober Living in Tampa

What Is a Sober Living Home?  Transitioning to day-to-day life as a sober individual comes with hurdles and challenges. WhiteSands Alcohol and Drug Rehab understands the need to structure and discipline once a patient exits treatment and enters everyday life, which is...
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04/18 2022
How to Treat a Red Face from Alcohol

How to Treat a Red Face from Alcohol

Why Does Alcohol Make Your Face Turn Red? The “alcohol flush reaction” is a common experience for many people after a few drinks and usually occurs due to the body’s difficulty digesting the alcohol. Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) is an enzyme that...
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04/14 2022
What Drugs Are Considered Opioids?

What Drugs Are Considered Opioids?

What Are Opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs that include prescription pain relievers like oxycodone, codeine, fentanyl, and morphine, as well as the illegal drug heroin and others. These drugs are derived from an opium plant or are the synthetic equivalent...
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04/13 2022
Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

The Definition of Addiction When you hear the word addiction, many associate this term with a drug and alcohol addiction. While this may be true for some, addiction can take many forms and various types of addiction, including gambling, eating, working, or...
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04/12 2022
The Truth About Using Study Drugs in College

The Truth About Using Study Drugs in College

What Are Study Drugs?  The life of a college student is busy with pressing assignments due, a new social life to keep up with, and long nights spent cramming for exams. The transition into college can often feel overwhelming as you navigate...
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04/11 2022
Am I an Alcoholic? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

Am I an Alcoholic? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

10 Questions That Can Help Determine Your Level of Alcohol Dependence To gauge whether your drinking habits have turned into an addiction that needs treatment, ask yourself these questions: 1. Are you unable to limit the amount of alcohol you drink? 2....
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04/07 2022
Why Do I Have Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol?

Why Do I Have Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol?

Defining Anxiety Anxiety is defined as people feeling emotions based on fear, nervousness, worried thoughts, and physical changes when experiencing stress. An individual will often feel fear about what will happen and uncertainty of the unknown. When you have a feeling of...
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04/06 2022