Tag Archives: Sobriety

Delray Beach Makes Top 10 List for Sober Living

Delray Beach Makes Top 10 List for Sober Living

In 2012, media outlets around the country reported on Delray Beach sober living communities. The community made The Fix’s top 10 list for the best sober living cities across the United States. Cities on the list also included Boston and Houston, but we couldn’t be more proud of our own community’s reputation as a top […]

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What Is Emotional Sobriety?

What Is Emotional Sobriety?

An estimated 20 million people in the United States, struggle with a substance abuse disorder, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Unfortunately, only about 10% of these people receive appropriate treatment. Whether you’re struggling to regain your life or well on the road to recovery, you’re probably focused on attaining or maintaining your […]

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Supporting Sobriety Through the Holidays

Supporting Sobriety Through the Holidays

The holiday season is filled with warmth and happiness. Many spend the last few months of the year eagerly awaiting these special dates in a state of joy, and families gather together to dine and celebrate. For others, however, the holidays season brings an array of negative emotions and can be hard to get through. […]

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HALT: Useful Acronym for Addiction Recovery

By TTC Alumni, Lindsay Plunkett Now that we’ve committed to a lifestyle devoid of mind-altering substances, we are more aware of the situations that cause us to feel the urge to regress into our old habits. Recovering from an addiction doesn’t occur simply by ceasing drug and alcohol use, but by creating a life that […]

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From Doubting Recovery to 2 Years

Angela found herself experimenting and abusing drugs in her early teens. She was involved in a horrible motorcycle accident that left her seriously injured. It wasn’t long before she began abusing opiates, which soon progressed into heroin and crack cocaine. Although she knew she had a problem, she couldn’t bring herself to quit and felt […]

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Hope Diaries: The Best Gift You Can Give | The Treatment Center

Emily was headed on a path of destruction and going nowhere fast. She went from partying all night and enjoying herself to drinking so much that she would frequently blackout. Her drinking had soon taken control and she began to isolate from her friends and family. Nothing could stand in the way of her drinking. […]

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Hope Diaries: From Immobility to Walking Tall Again

From Immobility to Walking Tall Again After having surgery on his back, Gerry had a long road to recovery. His nerves and tissue were removed from his vertebrae, which lead to restricted movement and loss of feeling in his nerves. Gerry could barely move his extremities as his mobility had plummeted to near zero. After […]

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Hope Diaries: From Recklessness to Freedom | Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery Jordan was drawn to drugs when she was just 13. Seeking fun and excitement with her friends, her life was in a constant state of chaos and quickly got out of control. After a while, her partying became excuses and empty promises that she would do better, but nothing changed until one fateful […]

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Hope Diaries: Recovering from Heroin Addiction

Recovering from Heroin Addiction Lindsay’s strong addiction to opiates left her feeling lost and alone. One day, her addiction took a pivotal turn when the people that she bought drugs from ran out of pills. However, they had a solution for Lindsay –“an all-natural substitute”– one that allegedly had milder withdrawal symptoms than other opiates. […]

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