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Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Mixing alcohol and drugs is never a good idea. A strong sedative such as Xanax can cause drastic results. If you have developed a habit of mixing Xanax and alcohol, the polysubstance addiction detox program at Serenity House Detox Florida can help. We urge you to contact us when you’re ready to get clean and begin…

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What Drugs Can Help with Alcohol Withdrawal?

As part of our alcohol detox program at Serenity House Detox Florida, we offer alcohol withdrawal medication. These medications can make you more comfortable as your body recovers from the aftermath of years of alcohol abuse. Additionally, our supervised, structured program includes the support you need to focus on your recovery. Learn more about the medications…

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Most Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

If you suddenly stop drinking after months or years of alcohol abuse, your mind and body will have adverse reactions. Every person experiences unique alcohol withdrawal symptoms, but some are more common than others. When you come to Serenity House Detox Florida, our therapists and medical staff help you through the different symptoms that you can…

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Why Is Aftercare So Important?

It takes hard work to persevere and complete an addiction treatment program. However, that’s just the start of what will be a lifelong effort to maintain your sobriety. And you’re going to need support to help you stay focused on your goal of living a healthy life. Addiction aftercare can play an essential role in preventing you…

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5 Signs of Physical Dependence to Drugs

Many people get sucked into drug use after trying them in a social setting. Because drugs like heroin and methamphetamine produce quick highs, it doesn’t take long for users to develop a physical dependency. People become consumed with the idea of getting their next fix, letting their responsibilities fall by the wayside. It’s painful and…

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Can I Ever Return to Casual Drinking?

There’s a broad spectrum when it comes to drinking. Casual drinkers, or social drinkers, occasionally consume alcohol, usually at a social event. They can control how much they drink and have no issues going for long periods without any alcohol. You may be wondering if your relationship to drinking can be defined as casual drinking or…

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How COVID Has Affected Addiction Recovery

Dealing with recovery was difficult, even before the COVID-19 pandemic upended our lives. Trying to find the strength to remain sober became 1,000 times more difficult. The bonds you form with others during recovery become critical to staying clean. Contact limitations make it harder to get the personal support needed during addiction recovery and COVID. Despite…

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5 Tips for Dealing With Relapse Triggers

Dealing with the possibility of relapse is just one of the challenges people face once they leave a treatment center. Addiction is a chronic illness that individuals must manage for the rest of their lives. How you handle relapse triggers will determine your level of success in remaining in long-term recovery. The following tips can…

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Health Issues That Can Complicate Addiction

When people contemplate the impacts of drug abuse, most focus on the more apparent signs of addiction. There’s the missing teeth, the bad skin, and lack of hygiene. They don’t think about the long-term damage done to the body by heavy substance abuse. There’s a direct correlation between physical health and addiction. It doesn’t help if…