Alcohol Addiction is Real And More Dangerous Than Anyone Admits

Alcohol has thoroughly entwined itself into the United State’s way of life, and indeed into the very fabric of culture in the sunshine state. There’s a drinks menu at most restaurants, resplendent with signature cocktails and seasonal microbrews. At some places that people go to eat there are “passports” to track which beers or cocktails you’ve tried. You… Read More

Encouraging An Addict: How to Actively Support Your Loved one Through Addiction Recovery in Florida

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to say to a friend who has been struggling with an addiction of some kind. It can feel like no matter what you do or what you say it won’t be enough, or could even make the person feel worse than they likely already do. The most important thing to remember however,… Read More

The Steps of Recovery at an Addiction Treatment Facility

When a person who struggles with being drug or alcohol abusers realizes they have a problem, the first step to quit drinking is admitting their alcohol intake could be seen as both abuse and addiction. After that the addict must continue the recovery process by speaking to their friends and loved ones about their addiction, thereby externalizing the… Read More

Chemical Dependency Can Kill Fast, but Doesn’t Mind The Long Game

Drugs kill people at an alarming rate. Part of that is the pernicious nature of addiction itself, and part of it is how few people get the treatment they so desperately need, or get treatment that doesn’t go far enough to help ensure success in sobriety. Maybe they don’t know where to find affordable drug rehab, or they’re… Read More

What You Need To Know About Homelessness and Addiction

People often assume that homeless people are always homeless and always chemically dependant on some kind of addictive substance. There’s a deep stigma around being homeless. But the truth is that people are usually only homeless for a period of time and that the homeless community ebbs and flows with different people all the time. It is also… Read More

Different Faces of Addiction

Millions of people in the United States are addicted to some kind of chemical substance or some kind of action that triggers chemicals in the brain’s reward center. Most of those addicts have multiple addictions, in fact. Addiction is a disease that affects the brain’s pleasure center, keeping the addict coming back for more of what feels good…. Read More

What Does It Mean To Thrive?

When you are addicted to drugs and alcohol, it’s hard to live life looking for the little joys here and there. Since the decision to get clean, maybe it feels like everything is an uphill battle. It’s one of the hardest things you’ve ever done, going through medically supervised alcohol detox at FHE’s detox facilities in Florida. Alcohol… Read More

Never Underestimate Your Opponent

  “There is no greater danger than underestimating your opponent.” Sun Tzu, Chinese Military Strategist On your road to recovery there will be both ups and downs that will make you question your way. The downs can be very low. You could feel hopeless. You might feel like you haven’t moved forward one inch. You might think that you… Read More

How to Win Back Your Kid’s Trust

You’re getting ready to go back home from your medically supervised alcohol detox, and drug rehabilitation in South Florida. Rehab was intense and life changing.  You really delved into your therapy and discovered so much of who you are and learned more about what your triggers are and how you are vulnerable to stress and the way your… Read More

Dealing with Work Stress and Staying Sober

 Coming back to work after going through medically supervised alcohol detox, drug recovery treatment, and long term rehab in Florida, you can be sure anyone would be apprehensive, even scared. So don’t feel bad when you’re not jumping up and down as you leave rehab. It can be scary to get back out there into the stresses of… Read More