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4 Steps to Filing a Marchman Act in Florida

The devastating consequences of addiction are often apparent to everyone except the person in the midst of their disease. Substance use disorders can cloud an individual’s judgment, and they may not see the value of entering treatment or attempting to gain sobriety. If you’re considering filing a Marchman Act Petition, call the professionals at Serenity…

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Tips for Controlling a Meth Relapse

Addiction is a chronic, relapsing condition, and you shouldn’t feel any sense of shame for experiencing a lapse in your sobriety. The truth is that staying clean is hard work, and relapse is often a part of recovery. If you’ve decided you need help managing your substance use, contact the professionals at Serenity House Detox & Recovery…

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Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

More than 20 million Americans struggle with addiction every year. Many of those Americans also suffer from a mental health disorder that increases their risk of developing an addiction. For years, doctors have found connections between mental health disorders and addiction. Unfortunately, it can often be a challenge to definitively say which appeared first. Research…

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How Much Does Rehab Cost?

How much does rehab cost and how can I afford to get the drug detox I need to overcome my drug addiction? Getting into detox is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make in your life. It is realizing what is wrong with your life—what’s holding you back from being the person you…

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What Is the Benefit of a Luxury Rehab in Florida?

You may not automatically think of luxury when you think of addiction recovery, but there’s no reason addiction treatment can’t be as comfortable as possible. In fact, feeling safe, cared for, and nurtured early in recovery may help make you more receptive to the personal changes needed to maintain long-term sobriety. Call Serenity House Detox & Recovery…

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Dangers of Abusing Meth

Meth abuse is prevalent in society today. Recent statistics show that millions of people worldwide abuse the drug, and about a half-million people use meth at least once a week in America. These numbers are concerning because the dangers of meth abuse include severe health complications and fatal overdose. Not everyone gets addicted to meth,…

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New Year’s Resolutions that Help Recovery

It is not uncommon for people to make New Year’s resolutions surrounding drug and alcohol addiction recovery. However, it is critical to consider what is right for your unique situation. If you need help and support to succeed with your resolutions for addiction recovery, you must work together with professionals to design an effective addiction…

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How Do I Know I Have an Alcohol Use Disorder?

Alcohol abuse is a widespread phenomenon, with millions of people around the globe experiencing addiction to alcohol and using it in higher amounts than recommended. However, what exactly is an alcohol use disorder? Furthermore, how do you know when someone needs help for alcohol use disorder or just enjoys drinks in moderation? At Serenity House…

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What You Will Learn in Family Therapy

Substance use disorders don’t only disrupt the life of the individual who is addicted. They affect everyone in that person’s family as well. The behaviors of the person who has become dependent on drugs or alcohol harm those they love. However, it’s not a one-way street. In many cases, family members behave in a way…

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Signs You Are Dependent on Valium

Since the FDA approved it for treating muscle spasms and anxiety in 1963, patients and doctors have underestimated the addictive power of Valium. It quickly became one of the most commonly abused prescription medications of the 20th century. For people dependent on Valium, withdrawing can present serious health dangers, and you should not try to…