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How Relationships Can Affect Your Road To Recovery

Relationships and sobriety go hand-in-hand. Healthy relationships have helped many people go through recovery successfully and stay sober after treatment. On the other hand, unhealthy relationships have caused many people to relapse after treatment. The need for belonging is a regular human need, and it is fulfilled by being a part of a social network,…

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Maintaining Mental Health in Times of Stress

Today, more Americans are stressed-out than ever before. The current political climate, economic downturn, pandemic, and unstable job market has created uncertainty, causing more people to suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, panic disorder, and addiction. In essence, stress has taken its toll on individual and collective mental health. Dual diagnosis treatment centers in Florida have…

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Why Mental Illness Awareness Week Matters

Mental health conditions affect the lives of many people, directly and indirectly. Yet, only a few admit that they have a problem and seek help. This issue is mainly due to the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illnesses. To learn more about Mental Illness Awareness Week and how Serenity House Detox Florida can help…

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The Benefits of Individual Therapy

For men and women with addiction, finding help is a critical step. Knowing what type of help is best for you, though, can be challenging. Individual therapy is the foundation of most types of care. That is because the benefits of individual therapy can be numerous for most people. Our treatment team at Serenity House…

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Living With a Dual Diagnosis and Staying Sober

Those who have been a victim of chronic relapses or fail to understand why they feel the way they do prior to drinking or using may be suffering from a dual diagnosis. What this means is that afflicted individuals have an addiction to drugs or alcohol as well as a separate mental illness. Staying sober…

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Does Childhood Trauma Lead to Addiction?

For years, doctors have looked for connections between childhood trauma and substance abuse. It is not uncommon for those dealing with mental health disorders to self medicate with drugs or alcohol. People dealing with depression or anxiety may abuse substances in an attempt to forget about their struggles. This is often the first steps to…