Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

For all of our lives, we think of our parents as our protectors.  They are, ideally, our greatest support system and the people that we feel will always love us no matter what.  But what happens when the people who you feel closest to, and...

Addiction can happen to anybody.  However, certain people are at greater risk than others to succumb to addiction, and unfortunately, young people that identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community are at far greater risk than those who don’t.  There are a number of factors...

Often times when we're worried about a loved one, we don’t immediately know exactly what’s wrong with them.  We notice changes in behavior, physicality, and health, but we don’t always know what is causing these changes.  If you suspect a loved one of drug abuse,...

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...