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5 Signs of Physical Dependence to Drugs

Many people get sucked into drug use after trying them in a social setting. Because drugs like heroin and methamphetamine produce quick highs, it doesn’t take long for users to develop a physical dependency. People become consumed with the idea of getting their next fix, letting their responsibilities fall by the wayside. It’s painful and…

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Importance of a Support System During Recovery

Deciding to give up drugs and alcohol for your new sober lifestyle often means cutting off those who enabled your substance abuse. Recovery is an individual process that’s often lonely. Getting well means confronting parts of yourself you may have long ignored. You learn more about what drives your addiction and what might trigger you…

Most Common Mental Health Issues During Recovery

Managing a substance use disorder can be a complex process. Mental health and addiction often go hand in hand. Many individuals receiving treatment through addiction treatment programs have an untreated mental health disorder that may exacerbate their abuse of drugs and alcohol. If you’re having trouble overcoming your addiction issues and have noticed signs of mental issues,…

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3 Things to Consider When Searching for Addiction Rehab

With so many options around, you might have trouble choosing from different addiction rehab centers. You want to make the right pick, whether it’s for yourself or a loved one. Focusing on the qualities most important to you can help you pick from different addiction rehab centers in Florida. Knowing what you want ahead of time…

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4 Common Risks of Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drug addiction can impact people from all walks of life. It occurs when the body and brain become dependent on the substance. It can also happen when a person feels compelled to use the drug and often does so outside of their prescribing doctor’s recommendations. Unfortunately, it can happen to those using a prescription…

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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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Does Recovery Ever End?

Drug and alcohol addiction takes a long time to develop for many people. Treatment for it can provide fast results, but the journey is rarely simple. Over time, a person can see improvement in their addiction symptoms, and a day may come when you do not think about addiction. In order to reach that point,…

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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…