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How Long Does It Take to Become Sober?

Sober living does not happen overnight. Those who want to break the chains of alcohol addiction should understand that getting sober takes time, focus, and professional help. While the detox process is the beginning of the sobriety process, it is by no means the end. In fact, addiction is a chronic condition, which means you…

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Obstacles in Rehab to Overcome

Going through rehab is a tough process. Many rehab stays will last roughly 30 days. Depending on the severity of the addiction, it can last much longer. During that time at rehab, many people will have to overcome different obstacles in rehab. These can be anything from mental hurdles to the initial detox process. The…

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New Year’s Resolutions that Help Recovery

It’s not uncommon for people to make New Year’s resolutions surrounding recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Yet, in every situation, it is critical to consider what’s right for your unique situation. If you need recovery help and support, choose the right type of resolution for your best outcome. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we…

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3 Benefits of a Family Therapy Program

Drug and alcohol detox programs can provide you with exceptional support to help you stop using these substances. Yet, there is a lot of work under all of this that can also play a role in the healing process. Recovery programs also tackle the damage that has been done as a result of addiction. Family…

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How Family Therapy Is Different from an Intervention

Family therapy is a very different level and type of care than what intervention is. If you are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction or have a loved one battling addiction, you must get into the right treatment programs to support you. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we offer a range of options to meet…

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What Drugs Can Be Classed as Narcotics?

Narcotics are one of the drug classifications that you may hear used from time to time. These drugs are called opioid pain relievers. Generally speaking, they are only used to treat acute pain. They may be the last resort when people struggle with pain, and other medications do not help. That’s because they are highly…

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Recovery Doesn’t Require Perfection

One of the misconceptions of drug and alcohol recovery is that you have to do everything correctly. Here’s the good news: the recovery process is just that, a process from going from a horrible place to a positive place where you want to be. There’s no perfection in this process, and it is not a…

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10 Benefits of Leaving Alcohol Behind

For some people, the idea of life without alcohol is inconceivable. Drinking is as normal as eating, sleeping, or going to work. For others who have an alcohol addiction, going an entire day without drinking alcohol is impossible. They do not have the control or the will to leave alcohol behind and live a life…

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Signs of a Painkiller Addiction

When recovering from a severe injury or surgery, painkillers can help one find some relief. When you use them following a physician’s instructions, painkillers can be a sure way of mitigating pain for short periods. Alongside giving pain relief, these painkillers often provide a sense of relaxed euphoria, and if they are used outside of…

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How COVID Changed Our Approach To Therapy

To say that 2020 was a different year would be quite an understatement. Collectively, since the onset of COVID-19, we have experienced unforeseeable disruptions and alterations to our everyday lives. As a result of this, most people have been affected by the pandemic, at least to some degree. Whether mentally, emotionally, socially, or financially, most…