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Harbor Village provides comprehensive addiction treatment in Miami.

15 Easy Tips for Overcoming Urges

When it comes to addiction recovery, urges come along with the territory, especially in the early stages. While as time passes they can dwindle down to nearly non-existent, knowing how to overcome them is paramount to success in your new sober life. Of course, that’s a lot easier said than...

Using Instagram to Boost Your Recovery!

I’ve touched on this before, but I really do believe that social media has the potential to be a powerful tool for addiction recovery. Social media brings together people who otherwise would never meet or know each other’s love and support. While it is wonderful that some people have strong...

Surviving the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in California

Legalization of recreational marijuana use around the country is slowly disbanding prohibition against the substance. However, those in both long term, and short term recovery, are fighting the passing every step of the way. California is the newest to sanction recreational marijuana as a result of this past election, with favoritism...

Preparing for the Holidays- Sober!

The holiday season is upon us- time for festivity and cheer and love! No matter what winter holidays you celebrate, this time of the year has a way of lifting the spirit. It’s also a time that can dredge up a lot of stress and negative memories for some people....

5 New Pennsylvania Laws Address Prescription Opioid Abuse Crisis

We’ve been following the prescription opioid abuse epidemic for sometime now. As it continues to grow and cause damage across the country, our mission is to spread awareness and make resources available for those in need of recovery resources. Too often we are unaware of the dangers that lurk within...

Opioids for Chronic Pain? New Survey Questions Effectiveness, Necessity

The opioid abuse epidemic in the United States has reached critical levels, claiming lives and affecting communities across the country. While we have ventured to spread awareness and provide educational material regarding opioid abuse, it’s difficult to address the issue without also recognizing that these powerful painkillers are, for some,...

Harbor Village Talks to Hillary Clinton in Coconut Creek– TODAY

Hello happy– and maybe not-so-happy– readers!   Today Harbor Village will attend Hillary Clinton’s rally hosted by Broward College’s North Campus. Alexandrea and I will be on-scene to get the latest scoop on Hillary’s proposed drug reform policies. (We’re crossing our fingers there will be an open-forum.)   Let me...

Mel Gibson Celebrates 10 Years of Sobriety!

One more Hollywood ‘bad boy’ has rescinded his old ways. Mel Gibson is a phenomenal actor, gifting us such great movies as ‘Braveheart’, the ‘Lethal Weapon’ series, ‘The Patriot’, and ‘Mad Max.’ Unfortunately his reputation for extreme antics and insensitivity has left his career in shambles. In 2006 Mel was...

DIY Natural Remedies for Addiction: Essential Oils & Teas

If you read our blog often, you know I’m a sucker for natural remedies– especially for addiction recovery. Sometimes we rely too heavily upon medications, pills, and quick pick-me-ups, without even considering what nature has to offer– or that you can make your own remedies, customized to suit your exact...

3 Ways to Help the Recovery Community This Election

The 2016 presidential race is proving to be among the most controversial in recent history; tensions between parties are at an all-time high with many voters feeling manipulated and undervalued. Despite that, voter participation in the coming election is more important than ever in order to make our voices heard...

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