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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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How We Create a Relapse Prevention Plan

Addiction therapy aims to help a person stop using for good and manage the damage addiction creates. That’s why a relapse prevention plan is such a vital component of the process. The key to remember is that treatment is more than just not using the drug. It’s also about having the tools and strategies necessary…

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Why Quarantine is a Good Time for Recovery

COVID-19 put many people at risk not just for the virus itself but for worsening mental health disorders and addiction. If you find yourself struggling with addiction right now, quarantine may be the right time for you to get help. Our team at Serenity House Detox Florida can provide you with that support. You just…

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5 Tips for Sobriety in Stressful Times

Stress creates a high risk for relapse in men and women with addiction. It impacts mental health, worsening underlying disorders but also just making life harder to manage. Stress and addiction go hand-in-hand, which is why it is so important to take steps to protect your mental health. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we offer…

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What Behavior is Considered Enabling?

It’s not uncommon for people struggling with alcohol and drug addiction to reach out for human comfort and support. Many understand that their affliction holds them back from the clean, sober life they’ll enjoy living. But the people in your orbit may not necessarily be providing the best support. Those in your circle may have…

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What Really Causes a Relapse?

A relapse occurs when a person who is no longer using drugs or alcohol engages in it. Unfortunately, relapse does not just happen, but it often progresses from thoughts of drinking to actual use. It’s critical to invest in relapse prevention strategies that can help you stay sober longer at every stage. Protect your sober…