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October 30, 2017
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Are Family Visits Beneficial for Someone in Rehab?

It is a major decision for someone struggling with drug or alcohol addiction to check in for treatment. Once in treatment, support is a crucial part of the treatment and goes a long way to provide a successful and lasting … Continue reading

October 24, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Most Valued Beliefs of Jack Hamilton, Founder of Florida Center for Recovery

Founder of Florida Center for Recovery, Jack Hamilton, is remembered today as a compassionate man who dedicated the later part of his life to helping others not only beat addiction, but also gain the skills needed to maintain sobriety for … Continue reading

September 14, 2017
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National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Sept. 2017

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is this September 2017, a month when communities, schools, and workplaces join together to raise awareness on suicide prevention, the causes and risk factors, how to find treatment, and encouraging people to “start the conversation.” Today in the US, … Continue reading

September 7, 2017
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Dealing With Loved Ones Who Believe Addiction Is Not a Disease

Today, sufficient scientific evidence indicate that addiction is a chronic brain disease and not a moral failing as once believed many years ago, and neither does addiction reflect one’s character. Addiction is not a choice, but rather, a chemical imbalance/irregularity … Continue reading

August 30, 2017
by Staff Writer
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The Do’s and Don’ts During An Opioid Overdose

Opioid overdoses are a serious life-threatening event. When an opioid overdose is happening, there are steps you can take to help the individual recover and avoid death, as well as prevent further health complications while you wait for first responders … Continue reading

August 29, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Avoiding Legal Consequences for Administering Naloxone To An Overdosing Victim

Some people are afraid of using naloxone for an overdosing victim because they fear the legal consequences. “Did I do something wrong? Will I go to jail? Will I be fined? Will this go in my record?” – All of these … Continue reading

August 25, 2017
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Living With Someone In Recovery: What You Can Do

Helping someone in addiction recovery is something we all want to do. Even something as simple as giving the recovering individual the time of the day to discuss problems he/she is going through goes a long way. For the person in recovery, … Continue reading

August 22, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Relaxation Techniques to Prepare for Rehab

When an individual is ready to quit drugs and recover from addiction, it’s important that they prepare for what’s about to come. Even if it’s the individual’s first attempt at beating addiction, it’s good to know beforehand, what can benefit … Continue reading

August 21, 2017
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The Importance of “Blackout Time” in Rehab

When an individual begins rehab, there is something referred to as the “the blackout time” that is important to prepare for in the beginning stages of recovery. No, this isn’t the other kind of “black-out” associated to alcohol poisoning. This particular … Continue reading

August 7, 2017
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You Don’t Have To Be Alone in Addiction Recovery

People in recovery sometimes “feel” that they are alone in their recovery. Perhaps they think no one understands them, no one relates or feels what they feel. Though this may be partly true, individuals in recovery from addiction are never … Continue reading

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