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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…

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…

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.…

10 Steps of the Relapse Cycle

Awakenings for Women is a sober living home for women in Boca Raton, Florida. The goal of everyone on site is to create a safe, healthy, supportive living environment for women working on their recovery process. Unfortunately, sometimes former addicts may give in and experience relapse. Relapse is suffering a deterioration after a period if improvement. It is a downward…

Drugs are Destroying Your Brain

Yes, partying with drugs and alcohol does have horrible effects on your overall appearance, but have you ever considered how these habits are destroying your brain? If you think one more night of drugs or alcohol leaves you with nothing more than a one day hangover, Awakenings for Women advises you to think again: Studies show drug and alcohol use…

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