Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month

Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month

Understanding the Importance of Dual Diagnosis Treatment May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues and the importance of mental well-being. This month serves as a critical reminder that mental health is essential to...
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04/30 2024
Building an Effective Relapse Prevention Plan in Orlando, FL

Building an Effective Relapse Prevention Plan in Orlando, FL

Substance use disorders are serious, complex diseases affecting much more than the body. Having an addiction is not a moral failing, rather it is a combination of underlying psychological, emotional, social, and behavioral issues, along with a physical dependence that comes from...
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07/12 2023
Effects of a Drug Overdose

Effects of a Drug Overdose

What Are the Effects of Taking Too Many Drugs? Over 100,000 people died from a drug overdose in 2021, which was an increase of almost 29% from the previous year; about three-fourths of those deaths were from opioids (which includes heroin and...
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12/12 2022
20 Relapse Triggers to Avoid During Travel

20 Relapse Triggers to Avoid During Travel

Being Conscious of Your Sobriety During Travel Travel is a stressful process for many people, and you’re right to be concerned the added stress might trigger a relapse of sobriety if you have an upcoming trip. Fortunately, you can do many things...
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11/29 2022
Sober Living Tampa: What You Need to Know

Sober Living Tampa: What You Need to Know

Benefits of Sober Living in Tampa A sober living home (sometimes called a “halfway house”) is a residence you can move into if you want to live in a supportive and structured environment while in recovery. These homes are found throughout the...
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11/16 2022
Mocktail Recipes for the Holidays

Mocktail Recipes for the Holidays

Mocktails Can Help You Maintain Your Sobriety During the Holidays As a sober person, you don’t have to dread the holidays or resign yourself to boring drinks instead of alcohol. These days many people give up alcohol for health or other reasons....
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11/15 2022
The Importance of Self-Care in Recovery

The Importance of Self-Care in Recovery

Why Is Self-Care So Important in Recovery? Self-care is not about indulgence or giving yourself treats. The World Health Organization defines self-care as “the ability of individuals, families, and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness...
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11/09 2022
5 Traits of People Who Stay Sober After Rehab

5 Traits of People Who Stay Sober After Rehab

What Percentage of People Stay Sober After Rehab? You may have heard stories of individuals who have entered into alcohol drug rehab, experienced relapse, and entered into addiction treatment programs multiple times. This often leads to questions about the effectiveness of drug...
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09/21 2022
Why Sober Living in Florida Is a Good Idea

Why Sober Living in Florida Is a Good Idea

What Is Sober Living? Recovering from addiction entails a process that takes time. People recover by degrees; each week brings a bit more stability or fewer cravings to use. After the intense rehab period and traditional addiction treatments, many people aren’t quite...
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05/19 2022