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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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The Basics of Addiction Counseling

Serenity House Detox Florida in West Palm Beach offers clients the benefit of a dedicated detox center. We create a firm foundation for you to move on to addiction therapy. Learning more about addiction therapy can help you make the most of your experience in detox. For more information on what to expect, contact Serenity House…

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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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How Does Music Therapy Work?

The use of music therapy for treating pain and emotional issues is nothing new. For that reason, there’s enough history to support addiction counselors using it to help manage substance abuse issues. In the addiction treatment industry, it’s still a relatively new concept. However, it is showing great promise as a treatment option along with…

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Holidays Offer So Many Addiction Triggers

Triggers for substance abuse can happen anywhere, anytime. But the holidays offer so many addiction triggers that relapse is common during these periods. Although holidays represent the happiest times of the year, many people experience pitfalls due to holiday stress and other factors. About Addiction Triggers Triggers in addiction cause negative thoughts and feelings. When…

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Learn How to Stop Addiction

If you are struggling with substance abuse, you may be wondering how to stop addiction from ruining your life. Really, the only way to keep your life from completely falling apart is to receive addiction treatment. In sobriety, you can regain control of your life, repair damage caused by your addiction and build a better…

LSD Addictive

Is LSD Addictive?

Some hallucinogens are addictive while other hallucinogens are not. If you or a loved one is abusing LSD, you might be asking, “Is LSD addictive?” People getting addicted to LSD is rare. But LSD abuse can cause the user to become addicted to other hallucinogens if they’re introduced to the body. Why Is LSD Addictive?…

Codependency

How Codependency Sabotages Addiction Recovery of Loved Ones

Codependency and enabling behaviors can make it harder for someone to recover from an addiction. Often, family members and parents are unintentionally guilty of this. Codependent people believe that they need to help the addicted individual in order to earn their love, security, and acceptance. This sets up a situation where the individual with the…