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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 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…

Beware: Shady Rehabs

Posted on: July 05, 2017

Addiction Treatment Centers come in a variety of sizes and types. In an ideal universe, all rehabs would be devoted to improving the lives of its clients and fighting addiction. Many rehabs, like NewBridge Recovery, do have a strong motivation to make a difference in the lives of addicts and alcoholics. Unfortunately, with the dramatic Read more…

10 Tips to Enjoy a Sober 4th of July

Posted on: June 26, 2017

The fourth of July is just around the corner and this is the perfect day to spend time with family and friends while we celebrate our country’s independence. It is also the perfect time to assert your own independence by taking care of yourself and saying no to alcohol. Independence day is synonym to grilling, fireworks Read more…

Are You An Enabler?

Posted on: June 19, 2017

For families and friends of a loved one dealing with addiction, the line between helping and enabling is not always clear cut. Relationships with people suffering from addiction disease are tumultuous at best, completely destructive at worst. What is an enabler? Simply put, an enabler is someone who enables another to continue to engage in Read more…

Setting Goals in Recovery

Posted on: June 12, 2017

Setting goals for your first year of recovery is a crucial step to help you stay on track in the days and months ahead. It is important to remember that although recovery is a lifelong journey, you don’t have to set long-term goals immediately. Goals that are too far in the future can be overwhelming and discouraging. Instead, Read more…

Life Lessons Anyone Can Learn from Recovery

Posted on: June 05, 2017

he various tools and suggestions that are common in recovery are not beneficial for just addicts and alcoholics. While these “lessons” may be especially important for someone with addiction, the message behind them are universal. The truth is that you do not have to be addicted to draw wisdom and knowledge from the principles of Read more…

6 Intangible Gifts of Sobriety

Posted on: June 01, 2017

People often say that sobriety is a gift. What exactly do they mean? To someone who has never gone from addiction to recovery, the benefits of recovery may seem pretty straightforward. There are some real concrete improvements that take place in our lives when we stop using drugs and alcohol. For instance, our financial and Read more…

Eating for a Healthy Mind? 6 Foods for Better Mental Health

Posted on: May 23, 2017

We all know most of the health benefits of eating nutritious and healthy food right? Eating well can improve heart health and reduce the risk of health problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and even cancer. Did you know that healthy foods can also play a major role in your mental well-being? There are Read more…

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