Addictions

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…

Avoiding and Coping with Prescription Pill Triggers

Avoiding and Coping with Prescription Pill Triggers

In 2012 alone, there were as many opioid prescriptions written as there were adults in the country, 259 million to be exact [1]. This statistic doesn’t even account for the number of benzo prescriptions written in recent years. Prescription pills are on the rise, and their addictive qualities are destroying communities. Illegal pills are increasingly laced with dangerous substances, such…

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…

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…

Accreditation

Member of the FDCF The program is responsible for the oversight of a statewide system of care for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of children and adults with serious mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders. Joint Commission Accreditation Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance…

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