Staying sober

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…

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…

How to Stay Sober After Treatment

Initially making the decision to receive substance abuse treatment may seem like the hardest part of your recovery journey, however the treatment professionals at Awakening’s for Women know the transition back to your normal life can be just as challenging. In your recovery, it’s essential that you feel prepared to head back into the world, but with a new perspective.…

Sober Spring Break in South Florida

Spring break is traditionally known as a booze-filled holiday, when college students from all over the country head to places like Panama City Beach or Fort Lauderdale for a week of care-free partying. Tired of all the negative consequences of too much partying, many businesses in Panama City Beach are participating in “Sober Spring Break”, which offers discounts on fun…

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