Recovery

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…

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…

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…

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…

Books About Recovery for Women

Books About Recovery for Women

There are many pieces to sobriety, and support is a major component of maintained sobriety. At Awakenings for Women, we’ve built a truly supportive community at our halfway house for women. We believe that all women in recovery deserve the best support for their sobriety, and the best resources as well. Our residents and treatment professionals alike have put together…

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