Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

When searching for the right Delray Beach rehab facility, it’s important to consider all of your different options so you can choose the one that is best for you. One of your options may be gender-specific addiction treatment. Men and women have different experiences with addiction...

Returning home after completing addiction treatment can be overwhelming. For many people in recovery, going home means returning to a toxic environment and facing an increased risk for relapse. Fortunately, sober living homes provide a drug- and alcohol-free environment in which people in recovery can...

Addiction affects all walks of life, even the men and women who bravely serve our country. As a result of the combination of combat trauma, physical pain from injuries, and a disconnect from civilian life, some veterans and active-duty military personnel suffer from addiction. Sadly, many...

The Florida Baker Act is a legal provision that permits qualified individuals, such as a doctor or mental health professional, to commit individuals to a mental health treatment provider for up to 72 hours. It is most commonly used if a person is thought to...

When it comes to alcoholism, it is often difficult to decipher how severe your problem is. It is common for individuals dealing with alcohol abuse to be in complete denial that they have a problem at all. However, if the alcohol abuse is causing negative...

Many individuals who suffer from addiction and substance use disorders have a difficult time admitting that they have a problem. This commonly leads to struggling addicts refusing help for their addictions. Additionally, many individuals have a fear of going to rehab, making it difficult to...

Approximately 24 million Americans suffer from substance abuse and addiction.[1] Even more concerning, only 11% of those individuals receive professional addiction treatment.[2] To bridge this gap, it is important to provide education about addiction treatment and the varying programs available. The most common and most...

Many people who struggle with substance use disorder have a difficult time getting sober on their own. With the combination of mental and physical withdrawal symptoms, quitting cold-turkey becomes dangerous. Fortunately, people recovering from addiction are able to attend inpatient rehab in Delray Beach where...

With an average half-life of 11.2 hours, Xanax (alprazolam) leaves the body after approximately 4 days. However, that doesn’t mean the drug can’t be detected on drug tests. Drug tests screen for Xanax metabolites which can stay in your system for various lengths of time....

Many people choose to go to sober living after rehab because it is what their therapist recommends. Going to a sober living home can help you stay motivated in your recovery, reduce your risk of relapse, and introduce you to meaningful relationships that may last...