Why Relapse Happens And Finally Staying Sober After Going Back to Rehab

When a person who has struggled with drug or alcohol addiction comes home from a florida detox and wellness center, it can be easy to forget for both the person as well as their families and communities that there is still a lot of work for them to be doing in order to continue remaining sober.  Addiction is… Read More

How to Know if Your Loved One Uses Meth

Methamphetamine is a potent illicit stimulant drug that can be very dangerous to addicts and to those surrounding them. When someone is addicted to meth it can change who they are and that affects their entire community. The drug effects the addict’s central nervous system, their dopamine and serotonin receptors. With long term use, meth can do all… Read More

Methamphetamine, More Than Just ‘Breaking Bad’

Meth is a household name after it was the major plot point in the television series Breaking Bad which aired between 2008 and 2013. It was easy to watch that show and let the drug almost become romanticised. But there’s nothing romantic about a person who is struggling with a chemical dependence on methamphetamine. Methamphetamine is an extremely… Read More

ADD/ADHD and Drug or Alcohol Addiction, A Dual Diagnosis

ADHD is a mental health disorder that usually begins and is diagnosed in childhood and continues into adulthood, although more and more people with ADHD are diagnosed these days in adulthood. Some because they slipped through the cracks of diagnosis as children, and some are diagnosed as “adult onset add/ADHD”. Someone suffering from ADHD or ADD may find… Read More

Behavioral Therapy Takes Many Different Shapes

Behavioral Therapy comes in many forms but the goal is always to affect change in someone’s behavioral habits. Some kinds of behavioral therapies are more well known than others. As a whole behavioral therapies of late have garnered much attention as being a sort of bedrock for substance abuse therapy treatment. In fact there has been a significant… Read More

Sherlock Holmes & Drug Abuse –  It’s Elementary My Dear Watson

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic character Sherlock Holmes was a masterful investigator. You wouldn’t want anyone else on the case. He was a genius at putting together the puzzle pieces of a mystery to find the culprit of a crime. Holmes was nothing, however, if not a drug addict. He was steeped cocaine. As Doyle was more prolific,… Read More

Dostoevsky & The Idiot’s Guide to Stopping to Smell The Roses for Successful Sober Living

It’s easy to feel dragged down in your journey of substance abuse recovery. If you’re just starting to get help for your addiction to drugs and alcohol it may feel like you’re looking down the road at a destination that you will never meet.  If you are just getting started at our addiction recovery center in Florida, drug… Read More

The Substance Abuse of Hunter S. Thompson in Search of the ‘Good Life’

“Let us toast to animal pleasures, to escapism, to rain on the roof and instant coffee, to unemployment insurance and library cards, to absinthe and good-hearted landlords, to music and warm bodies and contraceptives… and to the ‘good life’, whatever it is and wherever it happens to be.” – Hunter S. Thompson   If any public figure is… Read More

Turn Down The Volume on Negativity

When you get back from FHE’s Florida drug detox and intensive inpatient treatment, you may notice now, more than before your detoxification and rehabilitation that the world is full of “no”. Passive and active resistance pushes against you, telling you that you are powerless, that your situation is hopeless, that it’s out of your control. But in drug… Read More