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How to Prepare for Addiction Treatment

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Choosing to enter an addiction treatment can be overwhelming and frightening. Preparation is an essential first step that can help you put your everyday obligations on hold and get ready for what you’re about to do. When substance abuse becomes part of your daily routine, it’s difficult to think of a world without drinking or […]

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How to Choose the Right Treatment Facility

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Choosing to seek treatment for substance use addiction is a huge first step to a fuller, healthier and happier life. Now that you’ve made this crucial decision, it’s time to select a rehab treatment center. But how do you know which is the right one? Options abound both in Tampa and throughout the United States, […]

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10 Tips for a Sober & Clean Holiday Season

Recovery itself is a celebration and part of that celebration is experiencing the true essence of the holidays without the foggy head and post-party headaches. The following are 10 tips for successfully celebrating a sober and clean holiday season.   Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays Stay active and connected to your recovery support system.  Look into […]

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Mindfulness Meditation for Recovery

Mindfulness Meditation is growing in popularity and there is probably no better use for it than for those beginning their journey of recovery.  The results are astonishing. After just a week or so of day-to-day practice, patients begin experiencing calmer thinking, less attachment to emotional ups and downs, less power behind cravings, and an increased […]

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A Message from our Medical Director

Current medical science clearly has demonstrated the multi-faceted components of an Addiction Disorder: the biological, psychological (behavioral), and social disturbances that contribute to its initiation and to its progression through uncontrollable compulsions, thought disorder, and self-defeating behavior. Once the “pre-Addicted” brain is exposed to mood-alteration through substance use, the brain is “hijacked” with development and […]

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