Addiction

How to Celebrate National Recovery Month

How to Celebrate National Recovery Month

For the organizers of National Recovery Month, addiction and mental illnesses are problems, just like any other health problem. They believe that celebrating recovery is the same as celebrating triumph over other diseases, such as heart disease or diabetes. In the same focus, prevention techniques can help many communities diminish the influence of the disease of addiction. At Awakenings for…

Heroin’s Effects on Women

Heroin’s Effects on Women

The number of heroin users nationwide jumped 135% from 404,000 users in the year 2002, to 948,000 in 2017 [1] – and the numbers are only growing. With heroin use on the rise, many people are learning more about this drug’s damaging effects on the body. Heroin addiction is dangerous for men and women alike, but the risks for women…

Journaling to Maintain Sobriety

Journaling to Maintain Sobriety

At Awakenings for Women, we know that journaling can go a long way when it comes to maintaining sobriety. So often, we are all wrapped up in the hectic patterns of our lives, and this makes it nearly impossible to identify factors of addiction triggers or relapse. Whether you’re living in a residential treatment facility, halfway homes for women in…

Benefits of Meditation for Alcohol Recovery

Benefits of Meditation for Alcohol Recovery

When it comes to getting sober from alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or binge drinking, there are many steps to take. While detox is an important step, long-term recovery involves comprehensive work. At Awakenings for Women, we offer long-term support for women in recovery. Our halfway house IOP includes many therapies for addressing the mental, physical, and emotional aspects of addiction. Our…

Tips for Sober Summer Travel

Tips for Sober Summer Travel

Summertime means many things to many people, and for a lot of women, it’s all about travel. At Awakenings for Women, we know that traveling can be a lot of fun. However, it can also be triggering for a newly sober women. While we’re the perfect location for sober living in South Florida, we know that many women will be…

The Sisterhood of Sober Living Homes

The Sisterhood of Sober Living Homes

Any big change, such as getting sober, is much easier to achieve with the right support. At Awakenings for Women, we support women’s sober living with PHP, IOP, and OP treatment options. Our sober living home is more than just a place to live – it’s an immersive and supportive community that offers a true sisterhood of sobriety. Successful sober…

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