Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

For those entering residential treatment or starting an intensive outpatient program (IOP), the term individualized treatment sounds great. But what is individualized treatment? Many don’t know how to fully explain what it actually is, but they are enjoying the benefits and advantages of having a...

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” Although the origin of this quote may be in question (most attribute it to Buddha), its’ wisdom is tough to deny. The idea is especially useful to those of us recovering from serious injury or illness....

Perhaps you first entered rehab because someone made you do it.  Maybe it was court ordered or your family said that you had to go.  If it wasn’t entirely your idea, it might seem like a huge waste of time and you can’t wait until...

Even the best human beings fail to reach their potential. There are so many distractions and vices that are all too easy for most individuals to give into. Drugs and alcohol are the most common substances that affect individual productivity and happiness. When it comes to...

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://floridarecove1.wpengine.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...