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How to Manage Stress in Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a difficult thing to go through, both for the person experiencing addiction and those who love them. Recovery can be a long journey, and there are many aspects that need to be considered. One of these aspects is stress. Stress can be caused by many things such as financial struggles, family problems, or […]

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Harbor Village is Now a Blue Distinction Treatment Facility! Here’s What That Means

Harbor Village, a leading provider of drug and alcohol rehab in Miami, is proud to announce we have been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery by Blue Cross Blue Shield. This respected distinction means that an independent review by one of the country’s leading insurance providers found that Harbor […]

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Tips for Spending Holidays with Loved Ones

The holiday season is upon us, and with it the stress and joys of spending time with the people you love. Rather you’re gearing up to travel home for the holidays, playing the host, or opting to celebrate with friends, now is the time to celebrate all you have to be thankful for and surround […]

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Overcoming Substance Abuse During the Holidays 2021

The holidays have a way of bringing families together with camaraderie, gratitude, transformation, and rebirth. Thanksgiving, the holiday season, and New Year’s all follow each other in quick succession. Typically, this is cause for celebration and a joyful time of year; however, the holidays can be really hard in some cases. For those who struggle […]

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Three Signs Your Body Gives You That its Time to Quit Drinking

Making the decision to quit drinking alcohol isn’t a light undertaking. So many social events and celebrations revolve around alcohol use you may not even realize how deeply ingrained into your life it is until you try to quit drinking cold turkey. For heavy drinkers or those with an alcohol use problem, quitting cold turkey […]

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What NOT to Say When Someone Tells You They’re Sober

What NOT to Say When Someone Tells You They’re Sober When someone tells you that they’re sober, your response makes a difference. It’s possible, even likely, that they reached their own personal ‘rock bottom’ before starting on the path to recovery and sobriety. So a flippant dismissal or irrelevant response can be invalidating or otherwise […]

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Private Vs. Free Rehab: What’s the Difference?

If you’re considering enrolling in drug and alcohol addiction treatment, you may be wondering what the difference between private rehabilitation and free rehabilitation is. A private rehabilitation center is owned by an individual. In order for a private rehabilitation center to open their doors, they must comply with state guidelines on the operation of a rehab […]

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10 Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Sober Couples

Happy Valentine’s Day — Romance is in the air! Flowers and chocolates and wine are abundant, but maintaining your sobriety can make celebrating Valentine’s a bit tricky. Here’s 10 romantic date ideas for sober couples! Cook at Home. Whether you make an old favorite or try out a new recipe, cooking together is a fun and […]

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5 Most Common Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Overcoming a substance abuse disorder can be difficult enough on its own: learning to cope with stresses without turning to drugs or alcohol, identifying the triggers of your urges, learning to handle cravings, and rebuilding your life- people in recovery must undergo a complete transformation in order to achieve sobriety. That already complicated process is […]

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Healing with Animal Therapy

When you think of addiction recovery treatments and therapy options, odds are images of traditional methods come to mind: a therapist’s office, a group therapy session, maybe a scene involving someone suffering from the symptoms of withdrawal (thankfully now we have medications which make this process much easier and less painful). While it’s true that […]

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