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Recovery Spotlight: Aftercare Coordinator Cynthia Ingram
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Alexandrea H.


Harbor Village provides comprehensive addiction treatment in Miami.

Pride Month: Substance Abuse in the LGBTQ+ Community

Happy Pride Month! Each June we recognize and celebrate love in all its shades, encourage living in one’s truth, and fight back against intolerance and harmful stigmas. Established in 2000 then amended in 2009, Pride Month is intended to be a month long celebration of inclusivity in love. Unfortunately for...

Submission: “Hopeless to Dopeless” by Alicia Mason

The following poem is a submission written by Alicia Mason and published with permission from the author.  A hopeless dope fiend, broken down and beat A needle junkie with nothing left in me But guilt, shame, remorse, obsession, self-defeat No longer seeing light in this empty hollow me No longer...

Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness month, a time designated to raising awareness and challenging the stigmas that stand in the way of meaningful treatment and recovery. Because mental health disorders and addiction are often co-current, understanding how your mental health impacts substance abuse recovery is essential to maintaining long-term clean...

Submission: “Loving an Addict” by Andrea K. Johnson

I desperately wish I didn’t know what it was like to love someone with an active drug addiction. But the fact of the matter is that I do. I know what it’s like to be overwrought with fear and hopelessness, to fall asleep terrified of their future, to wake up...

7 Reasons to Stay Sober This St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day 2018 falls on Saturday, March 17th, bringing a celebration of Irish culture to communities across the country in the form of parades, music and dance performances, food festivals, and gallons upon gallons of alcoholic beverages. In fact, St. Patrick’s Day is the fourth most popular holiday for...

5 Reasons Out-of-State Treament is Best for You

Most people seeking an addiction recovery program do their research in a very specific, restricted area: within about 10 miles of their home. Sometimes that radius can be expanded to include the entirety of the state, but rarely does one consider the broader horizons that out-of-state treatment can provide. This...

Great New Years Resolutions for People in Recovery

We’re nearing the end of 2017 and with it many are taking this time to self-reflect and prepare for the new year.This is also when people typically decide their New Year’s Resolution-  personal goals they aspire to achieve in the coming year. Losing weight, overcoming debt, making career changes, and...

3 Tips for Spending the 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...

What is the Marchman Act?

Watching your loved one struggle with addiction is never easy. Though we may want to help, many of us don’t know how, or may end up engaging in enabling behaviors thinking we’re helping. We know how frustrating it can be to feel helpless in the face of addiction, whether you...

3 Ways Your Aftercare Plan Will Improve Your Life

It’s easy to fall for the false sense of security brought on by completion of an inpatient treatment program. We feel confident, newly armed with the tools, coping mechanisms, and knowledge you need to lead a life free of substance abuse. While beginning your sober life confidently is great, being...

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