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Why Do Addicts Have a Greater Risk of Contracting COVID-19?

This pandemic heightened the addiction crisis in America. More and more people require inpatient treatment at a rehab center in Florida due to acute medical needs. For example, patients with severe withdrawal symptoms or those with infectious complications. These patients must receive the treatment they need because they’re at greater risk of [...]

2020-08-26T19:25:03+00:00 August 26th, 2020|Blog, Controlled Substances|

How Drinking Alcohol Affects Your Immune System

People drink to relax, relieve stress, reduce feelings of sadness, and to socialize with others. In moderation, drinking alcohol is okay, but when consumed frequently in high volumes, and combined with stress, it turns into a real health risk that could affect your body's ability to fight diseases. Your casual [...]

2020-08-07T20:08:45+00:00 August 7th, 2020|Blog|

How Telemedicine is Helping Individuals Suffering from Addiction

Because of COVID-19, several rehab centers in Florida and across America are changing their addiction treatment approach. To ensure that patients can still access treatment and receive support despite the social distancing protocols and nationwide lockdowns, they have incorporated telemedicine into their treatment programs. In this article, we will discuss how [...]

2020-08-07T19:06:50+00:00 August 7th, 2020|Blog, Recovery|

Common Myths About Alcohol and COVID-19

Using Alcohol and sanitizers can help get rid of coronavirus on the surfaces, but drinking alcohol (rubbing alcohol, beer, wine, herbal Alcohol, or distilled spirit) will not boost your immune system or increase your virus resistance. Alcohol, when consumed in high volumes over some time, can deteriorate your health, cause [...]

2020-07-16T20:55:59+00:00 July 16th, 2020|Blog, Recovery|

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and How Does it Help in Recovery?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is used in different addiction treatment programs to help patients control their thoughts, reassess perceptions, and change their thought patterns. This empowers them to support and take control of their recovery until they achieve lasting sobriety. If you or someone you know is struggling with an [...]

2020-07-10T18:09:37+00:00 July 10th, 2020|Blog, Drug Addiction|

The Impact of Addiction and Substance Abuse on Children

Substance abuse is never easy to go through, especially for children who don’t have any understandings of what is going on around them. If you know someone who is struggling with substance abuse and is about to become a first-time parent or are living with children, it’s best to encourage [...]

2020-06-22T16:09:15+00:00 June 22nd, 2020|Alcohol Addiction, Blog|

4 Ways to Handle Stress & Avoid Relapse with an Alcohol Rehab Center

After finishing a treatment program at an alcohol rehab center in South Florida, it’s important to continue seeking treatment in the form of support groups, one-on-one therapy, and other therapeutic activities to keep you grounded and support your recovery. One of the things you’ll learn as you continue to seek [...]

2020-05-12T20:21:03+00:00 May 12th, 2020|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction|

4 Benefits of Support Groups at a South Florida Addiction Recovery Center

Joining a support group in a South Florida addiction recovery center can be essential for your addiction recovery. They can provide you the friendship, support, and comfort you need to get through the most difficult times in your journey to sobriety. When you’re surrounded by people you can trust who [...]

2020-05-12T13:10:00+00:00 May 12th, 2020|Recovery, Sobriety|