“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” ― Leo Tolstoy January 6, 2013, was just another day, seemingly like any other day. After battling (what we all believed to be) the flu, I remember it ... Read More
At FHE we are very proud and supportive of our Alumni community. They are the proof of our clinical program and when they come to us with a desire to share their story of hope, we love to recognize them. We regularly reach out to alumni and ask them to share their perspective on: what they wish they knew before rehab, their treatment experience, and their thoughts on life in recovery. There is power in relatable experiences, and through their stories we hope you will identifiy with their messages.
My addiction gracefully led me down many roads. More often than not, I found myself in complete isolation and I reveled in the chaos ruling my thoughts. When the noise became intolerable, I’d be sure to hang out with the “trainwrecks”. A sick satisfaction and justification came with hearing the stories of the people, I ... Read More
Florida House Alumni Patricia reflects on her experience in rehab and it's meaning during the holidays. Patricia explains how she was able to finally deal with unsettled resentment with lost family members. “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” The holidays are supposed to be filled with lots of family, tidings, ... Read More
At FHE Health, we understand our role in improving the lives of members of our community in South Florida, and we realize that many of the people that come to us for help may be struggling with more than just addiction or mental health disorders. Homelessness is a problem in South Florida, especially in Miami-Dade ... Read More
Childhood Friends From Delaware Offer Positive Inspiration for Beating Addiction Greg Morrison and Matthew Miller were childhood friends who became addicted to heroin and eventually became clean. Now they are sharing hope to others through a new project. Greg and Matt were best friends growing up. The type of ... Read More
Updated April 24, 2020 When you're addicted to drugs or alcohol, the notion of getting clean and then staying sober over the long haul can be frightening. One reason for this is the understandable and very common fear of what being sober feels like. Life in the absence of the self-medicating highs and euphoric ... Read More
September 7th, 2011 Since my son was 15 years old, drugs ruled his life. After attending multiple rehabs where they glossed over the intrinsic pathology of a drug addict, multiple relapses followed. At 28 years old, my son continued to spiral down a dark, deep tunnel where death's hands were holding on tightly. He ... Read More