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Spring Clean Your Sobriety

Spring has sprung in most of the country at this point. And if you’re lucky enough to be in South Florida, you’ll have noticed the spring weather set in perfectly in the recent weeks. With spring comes the chance to open up those windows and freshen up your home. For many, the season also marks …

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How to Maintain a Mindful Recovery

Studies have shown that mindfulness activities can reshape our brain in positive ways, improving physical and mental health and promoting overall well-being. Mindfulness can help tame anxiety, provide greater self-awareness, and help us acknowledge and cope with emotions that may not be rooted in reality. Ready to take your recovery from alcohol and drug addiction …

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Benzodiazepine Addiction

People tend to use benzodiazepines because they work, plain and simple. A group of prescription sedatives, benzodiazepines are classified as Schedule IV in the Controlled Substances Act and are most commonly prescribed to treat anxiety, namely under the brand names Xanax, Ativan, and Valium. Benzodiazepines, commonly referred to as benzos, are referred to as depressants …

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Addiction Withdrawal | What to Know

Drugs and alcohol addiction issues cost the U.S. more than any other neurological disease, and the price to families, communities, and the overall economy is steep. Substance abuse symptoms and withdrawals are often the first signs that something is wrong. When drugs wear-off or addicts suddenly quit, withdrawal symptoms follow. These can be painful and …

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Is Relapse Part of Recovery?

Struggling with an addiction means the possibility of experiencing relapse at some point over the course of recovery. Although relapses aren’t uncommon, the process of moving forward after a slip is difficult. Preconceived ideas of what a relapse means can put added stress on the recovery process and ultimately hurt one’s chance to stay sober …

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Addiction Treatment During COVID-19

Even in ideal circumstances, addiction recovery can be difficult. Add a pandemic into the mix, and things can start to feel overwhelming. Addiction treatment during COVID is difficult at best. For people in recovery or those who live with addiction, stressful times like these can lead to relapse or increases in substance use and misuse. …

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Are the Twelve Steps Right for You?

Are the twelve steps right for you? Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was founded by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, who were both alcoholics. Originally published in 1939, the 12-Step program is a spiritual philosophy to help those who are struggling with addictions achieve and maintain sobriety. The program has been a popular set of guidelines for …

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What Is Medical Detox? | Q&A

What does Medical Detox mean? Medical detox refers to ridding the body of toxic addictive substances and safely managing physical symptoms of withdrawal after a patient discontinued using drugs and/or alcohol under the supervision of a team of licensed medical professionals. This team is usually headed by a physician and consists of nurses, clinical staff, …

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