benzo overdose

Recognizing a Benzo Overdose

Effective benzo addiction treatment not only requires a medical detox; it also needs to provide the client with a comprehensive approach to aftercare, which includes attention to the underlying causes of substance abuse. At Gulf Breeze Recovery, we are committed to your successful long-term sobriety and preventing future benzo overdose by addressing your physical, emotional,…

staying sober

Staying Sober Over Thanksgiving

Successful alcohol addiction treatment requires a plan that will allow you to return to a normal, happy life, including enjoying holidays and other meaningful celebrations. However, those suffering from substance abuse disorders have often come to associate holidays with drugs or alcohol. Rather than deprive yourself of holiday festivities, it is important to make contingency…

polysubstance abuse

What Is Polysubstance Abuse?

The complex nature of polysubstance abuse can make treatment challenging, perhaps impossible to endure on one’s own. Due to the unique combination of controlled substances an individual may be taking, successful treatment will require close medical supervision and a holistic approach to the client’s emotional, physical, and spiritual needs. At Gulf Breeze Recovery, we offer…

addressing childhood trauma

Properly Addressing Childhood Trauma

Traumatic events from our past do not simply linger in our memories; they can make very real changes to your brain’s actual physiology, many of which make individuals more susceptible to developing substance use disorders. However, multifaceted approaches to recovery can successfully reverse these changes, allowing clients to finally confront both issues and permanently address…

co-occurring disorders

Addressing Co-Occuring Disorders

More than half of individuals struggling with their mental health simultaneously develop substance use disorders. In the past, these entailed distinct treatment protocols, meaning that patients often bounced back and forth between treatment programs, with minimal overall success. We now have a much better understanding of co-occurring disorders and the need for clients to address…