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Knowing When and How to Leave a Drug Addict

A loved one’s drug or alcohol addiction affects everyone in the family system. It is all the more difficult when that loved one is your spouse or partner. The love that brought you together seems distant as you deal with a person you barely recognize. At this point, you might [...]

2021-05-03T19:17:34-04:00April 28th, 2021|Drug Rehab|

Three Reasons Why Honesty and Recovery Go Hand in Hand

Honesty is a characteristic of respected and genuine individuals. It’s not only essential to be truthful with your peers, but it’s imperative to be honest with yourself. Authenticism is naturally accompanied by empowerment. Generally, these traits are vital in recovery. As it turns out, honesty in treatment is one [...]

2021-04-29T11:04:23-04:00April 9th, 2021|Drug Rehab|

Is Wine Mom Culture Normalizing Alcoholism in Parents?

The rise in products available to easily hide alcohol use and normalize it is creating an epidemic. At Rock Recovery, we want to help expose that these ideals are not healthy. Our staff is committed to helping our patients shift their mindset away from wine mom culture. What is [...]

2021-04-29T11:04:23-04:00January 25th, 2021|Alcohol|

10 Essential Oils to Aid in Alcohol Detox

According to Grand View Research, essential oil sales are predicted to increase by 7.5%. These natural oils have chemicals inside that provide a variety of benefits. Essential oils for alcohol detox are particularly popular within the medical world. This is because they are powerful and natural.  That said, not every [...]

2021-01-08T13:10:13-05:00January 8th, 2021|Alcohol|

The Power of Positive Psychology: Recovering From Addiction

When you’re going through addiction recovery, you might find that you’re struggling in many areas of your life. There will be times when you’re surrounded by triggers that are out of your control. Positive psychology can help you look at your recovery constructively and realize that nothing is impossible. Even [...]

2021-04-29T11:04:23-04:00December 18th, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|

The Approach To Addiction Treatment: Harm Reduction Vs. Abstinence

When dealing with cases of drug and alcohol addiction recovery, there are two main strategies that are used. It seems to be an age-old battle between harm reduction and abstinence. While both models have their pros and cons, it’s important to be informed and knowledgeable before treatment. To truly [...]

2020-12-24T08:26:42-05:00November 24th, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is a celebration of the world's fight against mental health disorders. During the first two years of its existence, this special day went forth without a recognized theme. At the suggestion of then Secretary-General Eugene Brody, the World Federation for Mental Health officially converted International [...]

2021-04-29T11:04:23-04:00October 5th, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|

How Healthy Distractions Help Avoid Relapse During Times of Struggle

Are you struggling to remain sober during these difficult times? Do you feel like you're on the verge of relapse? If yes, you need to seek help from a rehab center in South Florida or distract yourself by doing healthy activities. Healthy distraction is a technique used to break your [...]

2020-08-28T19:14:20-04:00August 28th, 2020|Drug Rehab|

What are the Signs that Show a Decline in Your Mental Health?

During this pandemic, rehab facilities in Florida continue to provide treatment to patients suffering from co-occurring disorders.  If you previously had depression or other mental illness, it might come back or intensify during this pandemic. As much as possible, avoid using drugs or alcohol to cope because it can lead to addiction. [...]

2021-04-29T11:04:23-04:00August 27th, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|
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