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Substance Abuse, Addiction and Treatment in Florida

By |August 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Florida's Drug Addiction Problem Florida is known as an idyllic vacation destination, famous for its white, sandy beaches, rich culture and vibrant nightlife. However, while the state of Florida has an endless amount of ...

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Study Report: How Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12‐step Programs Lead To Successful Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

By |March 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Really Work? A new study recently published by the Cochrane Library dove deep into evidence surrounding the effectiveness of 12-step programs in helping alcoholics and addicts maintain long-term sobriety. For years, ...

  • Telling Friends About Your Addiction and Recovery

How to Tell Friends You’re in Addiction Recovery

By |January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telling those close to you that you’re in addiction recovery can be rather intimidating. While you have probably heard that admitting your addiction is the first step towards recovery, admitting your addiction to yourself can ...

Parental Alcohol Abuse Can Influence Teen Dating Violence

By |October 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Teasing and name-calling are not normal parts of a relationship, despite what teenagers may think. Such behaviors can become abusive and eventually escalate into more serious forms of violence. Teenage dating violence is a ...

Using Neuroscience to Battle Teen Addiction

By |September 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re a parent wondering how to discuss the dangers of substance abuse with your teen, it’s important to remember their brain is still developing. The brain is the last part of the human ...

3 Ways to Optimize Winter Health During Addiction Recovery

By |September 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Nobody looks forward to the arrival of cold and flu season, but the spread of winter germs can be particularly challenging for people in the early stages of recovery. Drug and alcohol misuse lowers ...

7 Useful Ways to Support a Loved One in Recovery

By |August 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The transition into sobriety is challenging for both the addict and their loved ones. It’s something families have to deal with together, which isn’t a simple process, as those struggling with addiction often shut ...

Finding Serenity in Recovery

By |April 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you’ve begun recovery from a substance use disorder, you’ve already taken the first step toward finding serenity. This is because when you’re in active addiction, your life is filled with chaos and dysfunction – ...

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