a woman looking out her window struggling with bipolar disorder and addiction

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…

a man sticks with his new year's resolutions for recovery

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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The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Also known as K2 or Spice, some people see synthetic marijuana as a safe and legal alternative to marijuana. For a long time, Spice was an unregulated substance that was often marketed as a natural herbal incense, which could be smoked in order to mimic the effects of marijuana. However, Spice became a Schedule I…

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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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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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Is Meditation Really Effective for Recovery?

There are many components of recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Every situation is vastly different, but when you embrace therapy with Serenity House Detox & Recovery Florida, you’ll gain access to a wide range of treatments that can help you. Meditation therapy is one of them. Is meditation the only thing you need? In most cases,…

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6 Types of People Going Through Recovery

Each person’s path to addiction is unique. As such, detox centers in Florida must develop multiple programs to meet each person’s needs and help them achieve their recovery goals. Therapists must be certified in different types of addictions and mental health disorders to help clients with a wide range of conditions. Treatment specialists must also…

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Holiday Gifts for Someone in Recovery

In the past, you may have bought a bottle of wine or whiskey for a loved one who was known as a heavy drinker. However, those days are long gone, as that same person is now in recovery after completing their addiction treatment plan. Now that alcohol is out of the equation, you may be…