Womans take on grief loss and making amends

Alumni Outlook: A Woman’s Take on Grief, Loss and Emotional Trauma

“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

How I turned grief into gratitude - Alumni testimonial

‘Tis the Season: How I Turned Grief into Gratitude

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, and good cheer…. Read More

The Broward Partnership - FHE Alumni Volunteering

FHE Alumni and Broward Partnership

At The Florida House Experience, 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… Read More

Project Unbroken

2 Former Heroin Addicts Share Their Stories of Recovery

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 friendship where when one of them… Read More

addicts-letter-to-parents

What Being Sober Really Feels Like

The Feeling of Sobriety While you’re in active addiction, the life you imagine without drugs seems awful. Depending on who you are looking at, sobriety seems to be hard work, impossible, boring and glum. It may also seem like you have to take a few backseats in life in order to live sober. I thought this… Read More