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Cotton Fever or Withdrawal?

A common side effect of intravenous drug use is called Cotton Fever (also known as “The Shakes” in the U.K.) . It occurs when intravenous drug suspensions are filtered through unclean household cotton and bacteria enters the bloodstream. While cotton fever is not a recognized medical condition, it is widely [...]

2019-03-19T22:26:59+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Uncategorized|

The Shame Game

Shame and guilt are present in nearly every case of substance abuse and alcoholism and they are powerful and painful emotions that can hinder recovery. We feel shame as a natural emotion that not only affects our behavior, but creates a physiological response to the automatic nervous system. We blush, [...]

2018-11-30T21:33:35+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Blog, Recovery, Rehabilitation, Uncategorized|

Suriving Your Family Sober this Holiday Season

With the holidays upon us already this year we can get excited for all the joy they bring. For most of us it's memories of time around the table with our family, a big turkey dinner, and maybe a nap in front of the football game. It brings warm and [...]

2018-11-22T01:21:57+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Blog, Recovery, Uncategorized|

Tips for Successful Sleep During Withdrawal

Withdrawal from drugs and alcohol causes emotional and physical discomfort. Getting rid of drug use is a great step towards a healthier lifestyle, but the process is always difficult. With prolonged use, the body is accustomed and dependent on the effects of drugs and alcohol and has a difficult time [...]

Recovery Center in Florida | 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Addiction

Millions of people struggle with substance abuse in the United States every day. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of those people will receive any kind of treatment. The common misconception is that admitting you have a problem is admitting failure, when in fact you are just admitting that you have [...]

2017-12-21T19:50:13+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Addiction Recovery in Florida – Xanax & Benzos

Addiction Recovery in Florida - Xanax & Benzos During this time where the United States is plagued with an opiate epidemic, we are very focused the over doses pertaining to heroin. Prescription pills, heroin, fentanyl, and other opiates are killing people at an alarming rate. However, the dangers of abusing [...]

2017-09-07T21:20:33+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Recovery from Alcohol | What to Expect Early On

Early Recovery from Alcohol Early recovery from alcohol can be difficult for many individuals, but is often the period of time when clarity begins to take over. So what can you expect once you finally make the decision to stop drinking? Alcohol Withdrawal - It's Dangerous YOU SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK [...]

2017-08-24T16:07:52+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|