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This blog is dedicated to providing information and resources about addiction and recovery. New articles are posted almost daily and can be helpful to the struggling addict or even professional health care workers. Topics discussed range from wellness, addiction science, healthy habits, to myths about addiction. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our readers and inform people about important recovery issues.  If you enjoy our blog, make sure to bookmark our site and  follow us today, or tell a friend!

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5 Tips To Help You Stay Sober During The Holidays

Posted on: December 05, 2017

For those in recovery, the holidays can be tough.  Christmas and New Year’s are inherently stressful for everyone but can be even more so for people who suffer from addiction,   The hustle and bustle of gift shopping, family visits and the never-ending holiday parties all add up an extra layer of stress that is not easy to Read more…

The Link Between Addiction & Suicide

Posted on: November 13, 2017

November 18th is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, According to the American Foundation for suicide prevention,  “Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. In 2016, there Read more…

NewBridge Recovery Recognized as Provider of the Month

Posted on: October 23, 2017

We are so thrilled to share with you that we have been chosen as the Provider of the Month by University Behavioral Health! University Behavioral Health is committed to providing intensive mental health services to children, adolescents and adults as well as detox and substance abuse programs for adults. Our mental health facility provides safe Read more…

Recovery is a Family Affair

Posted on: October 16, 2017

It has been said that addiction is a family disease, meaning family members feel the fear, pain, sadness and exhaustion that comes with a loved one’s addiction. Family and friends surrounding someone suffering from addiction have at one point or another been affected by their actions. At NewBridge Recovery we recognize the need to restore and rebuild these relationships. Read more…

How Natural Disasters Can Trigger a Relapse

Posted on: September 07, 2017

Natural disasters can be traumatic events, they can devastate entire cities and wreak havoc in people’s lives. Dealing with the aftermath can last for months or longer. We often think in terms of preparing by stocking up, protecting our home or business and having an emergency plan in place in case something happens. However, one Read more…

Top 5 Best Drugs & Alcohol Addiction Recovery Blogs You Can’t Miss

Posted on: September 06, 2017

An essential part of recovery is to cultivate an attitude of hope, and gratitude. Having a positive outlook towards life can greatly enhance how you feel about yourself and others. However, sometimes making a habit of being positive takes time, like with any part of recovery, there are many ups and downs, but understand that Read more…

How to Survive Long Holiday Weekends While in Recovery

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Labor day is approaching and while many are excitedly anticipating the long weekend ahead some of us may be a little bit nervous about how well we will handle a holiday weekend where heavy substance used to be tradition. You may be thinking about past experiences where this time of year would have been perfect Read more…

5 Key Steps To Finding Happiness Alone

Posted on: August 16, 2017

As the saying goes, better alone than in bad company. Whether you are married or not, have a relationship or kids, or are enjoying single life, it is important to know how to be happy by yourself. We all have struggled with being alone at one point or another, however, addiction presents an even bigger challenge Read more…

In The News: South Florida Alcohol and Drug Treatments Takedown

Posted on: August 01, 2017

A few weeks ago we talked about the importance of due diligence when choosing a treatment facility for you or your loved one.  On our recent blog post,“Beware of Shady Rehabs”,  we shared a couple of alarming stories of individuals who unfortunately lost their lives due to the carelessness of the recovery center they attended. Read more…

Equine Assisted Therapy: An Integrative Approach to Addiction Recovery

Posted on: July 20, 2017

In our efforts to always provide the best treatment options and alternative medical treatments we are thrilled to announce that we are now offering Equine Assisted Therapy as part of our Day Treatment Program (PHP). What is Equine Assisted Therapy (E.A.T)? It is a therapy that encompasses a variety of equine assisted activities aim to Read more…

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