Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

A functioning alcoholic might be responsible and productive because they are able to regularly make it to a job. More often than not, others overlook the persons drinking problem all together when they can maintain stressful and powerful positions in business. Unfortunately, just because they...

Today, children are being exposed to drugs at a much younger age. In today's world, you must have an honest and open conversation about drugs and their harmful effects. Forty years ago parents would not dream about having a talk about drugs with their children...

When people are suffering from substance abuse or addiction problems, they usually set out to search for the best location to recover and enter a rehab program. A common trend shows that Florida, or more specifically—South Florida, is a hotspot for substance abuse recovery. Most patients...

Getting sober can be hard, there is no doubt about that. Knowing what options are available to you is one of the first steps towards getting the help you need. Here are some things to consider if you are trying to get sober in Palm...

The 12 step program is over 70 years old. In that time it has helped thousands of people with the treatment of alcoholism. The program was started in the late 1930s by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith.  The two were devoutly religious, and this...

A sponsor is an individual that is your go to person during your alcohol treatment. Finding a sponsor is not hard because there are plenty of people that have struggled and won the fight against alcohol in their lives. Here are some of the traits...

Walking through recovery in South Florida is not easy, but the Palm Beaches, Delray Beach, and Fort Lauderdale have some of the most conducive areas for long term recovery. One of the tools used by the recovery community is to help those who are trying...

South Florida is a hub for recovery centers and for halfway houses. That means that there is a wide support network available for those that are looking to widen their support sources of those who are also in recovery. But that there are so many...

Outpatient treatment is often a good way for people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to get the help they need without spending a lot of money or taking time away from their lives. With outpatient treatment, though, you need to take some extra steps...