Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

Transitioning into sobriety is at once exciting and stressful. Getting sober is undoubtedly a step in the right direction, but the change itself is a massive transition and one that can be a bit overwhelming. Stress is a huge factor for those who have relapsed,...

Codependency is sometimes thought of as an emotional addiction which adversely affects not only the codependent, but the addict as well. Some define it as a psychological condition in which the person puts the needs and wants of another before their own well-being. A person...

https://floridarecoverygroup.com/contact-us/ Last Sunday, October 4th, a free rally occurred in Washington, D.C. at the National Mall. It was called UNITE to Face Addiction, and its aim was to raise awareness about drug addiction in America. Thousands showed up to show their support of increased access to...

It’s widely known that many people who have substance abuse issues are the victims of childhood trauma. People with childhoods characterized by stress and strife are much more likely to develop drug and/or alcohol addictions than those who have not. These unfortunate circumstances can result...

The abuse of drugs and alcohol wreak havoc on the body. Continued use of drugs or alcohol weakens the immune system, leaving you vulnerable to infection and other disease. Addicts often don’t consume enough calories to sustain their immune systems, consequently becoming malnourished and sickly....

In the quest for sobriety, there are many coping skills that a recovering addict has to learn or relearn. One of those skills is the ability to find peace while sober. Our counselors have provided drug and alcohol treatment for many individuals who expressed concerns...

  Life after rehab can be scary. But, if you choose the right addiction treatment center, you will find that it doesn’t have to be. At Florida Recovery Group, we have career counselors on staff dedicated to helping you find employment you can sustain once you...

Recovery is hard work. One aspect of the drug and alcohol recovery process that many people think about but not enough vocalize is the death of fun. It is true. Many recovering addicts have admitted that they no longer knew how to enjoy life or...

Anyone within South Florida’s large recovery community will tell you that sober living once you’ve completed inpatient treatment is an extremely important next step. The hardest part about sobriety isn’t actually getting sober, it’s about staying sober. Anyone who is recovering from substance abuse has...

Heroin is quickly becoming a nationwide epidemic, and one can only assume because it’s far easier to get nowadays than prescription pain pills (which have the same generalized effect). Within the past few months, South Florida, New Jersey, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh have seen a shocking...