Coping with comorbidity - Anxiety and Addiction

Anxiety and Addiction: Coping with Comorbidity

When someone dealing with an anxiety disorder feels overwhelmed by it, they often turn to the substance that has either been prescribed or shown recreationally to them as a way to cope with their illness. This often times leads to comorbidity. If someone is diagnosed with a mental disorder, they can develop a substance addiction… Read More

What to know about Gabapentin Abuse

What You Need to Know About Gabapentin Abuse

Although it has been tested as a low potential for addiction, Gabapentin abuse is slowly becoming one of the leading overdose killers. Called “johnnies” or “gabbies” when taken for recreational use, it is usually mixed with heroin and other opioids to enhance the euphoric effect they have on an individual’s brain. It also tricks the… Read More

Is the 12-step Program Right for you?

Is the 12 Step Program Right for You?

The 12-Step Program was originally promoted by Alcoholics Anonymous and is one of the most common forms of treatment at recovery centers. While it has worked for many people, some find issues with its construction and religious element. Many variations are available in addition to other completely different addiction treatment options to help addicts achieve… Read More

Outpatient vs. Inpatient Treatment

As a part of the opioid epidemic that is occurring nationwide, heroin addiction for those living in Florida has become an issue that leaves urgency behind substance abuse treatment. There is a real concern for the heroin abuse that has been increasing along with heroin overdose-related deaths. Luckily, there are ways to recover from heroin… Read More

Coping with Cravings - FHE Blog

Coping with Cravings: 5 Methods to Consider

In today’s world, many of us are either struggling with addictions ourselves or we know someone who is. Unfortunately, part of the problem with addiction is that fact that once the substance is no longer present, withdrawal sets in, causing all sorts of other issues that tend to keep the addict stuck in the addiction…. Read More

FHE Blog - Acknowledging and addressing your anxiety

Acknowledging and Addressing Your Anxiety

Are you concerned that you or a loved one may be struggling with an anxiety disorder? If so, you have found the right place. Here at the Florida House Experience, we are dedicated to helping people break the stigma of mental illness. Acknowledging and addressing your anxiety is a crucial step in the direction toward… Read More

Is it okay to take a mental health day off?

Is It Okay to Take a Mental Health Day?

In today’s world, we are so exhausted and worn out with all of the things society tells us should be monopolizing our time. Rarely do we as a society stop and take a moment to recollect ourselves mentally, yet taking these pauses is absolutely crucial to maintaining positive mental health. Despite knowing our need for… Read More

How to stage an intervention for a loved one

How to Encourage Your Loved One to Get Help Today

Seeing someone you love struggle with addiction is challenging. You want to help them but also not force your opinions on them and possibly fracture the relationship. Figuring out how to do this is complicated but entirely possible and highly effective. Intervention help is a good method to make addicts aware of their illness and… Read More

How Rehab changes your life for the better

How Rehab Changes Your Life for the Better

Addiction is an illness that consumes your life. It may start off with a simple attempt to treat back pain, get more sleep at night, or push away depressive thoughts. Eventually, it becomes a lifestyle that brings you financial struggles, fractures personal relationships, and may even take away your career. In addition to these things,… Read More