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Working While in Heroin Recovery

Working While in Heroin Recovery

While treatment is key for recovery, there are many approaches to successful drug and alcohol treatment. At Awakenings for Women, we offer a variety of solutions for women’s sober living in South Florida. Our facility specializes in halfway housing assistance with Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) designed for patient success. Because IOP programs typically meet for set times each day, our…

Emotional Spring Cleaning | A Guide for Women

Emotional Spring Cleaning | A Guide for Women

Negativity can spurn from many aspects in life, including genetics. In fact, genetic studies show a relationship between genes and negativity, with certain individuals facing higher rates of negative thought or patterns [1]. Environment and perception play into the perpetuation of negative emotions, but you can fight back against negativity. At Awakenings for Women, we support women through their recovery.…

Feeling like a Fool in Recovery, How to Cope with Shame or Guilt During Recovery

Feeling like a Fool in Recovery, How to Cope with Shame or Guilt During Recovery

Everyone feels guilty from time to time, but when guilt and shame become overwhelming, it can be challenging to pursue a healthy future. Shame is correlated with social anxiety and depressive symptoms [1], and these challenges can make sobriety seem impossible. At Awakenings for Women, we know that guilt, shame, and anxiety are emotions that can derail sober living in…

Women Have an Advantage Over Men During Recovery

Women Have an Advantage Over Men During Recovery

There are many differences between men and women, and sometimes these differences benefit one over the other. At Awakenings for Women, we know that women face many responsibilities at home, at work, and in educational settings. There are also some challenges which are unique to women only. But, addiction, alcoholism, and substance abuse are challenges which can be faced by…

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