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How to Have a Sober Christmas

An effective aftercare program will include instructions on transitioning back to regular life more easily, allowing you to surround yourself with the people, things, and activities you love. Gulf Breeze Recovery is committed to complete recovery, including creating a personalized plan to support our clients during key transitions. Call our team at 833.551.2304 to begin…

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Risks of Self-medicating Anxiety With Alcohol

Many individuals in recovery have long personal histories of self-medicating anxiety with alcohol. Because of this relationship, it is imperative that alcohol addiction treatment programs include a comprehensive plan to diagnose any co-occurring disorders and include plans for ongoing mental health support. At Gulf Breeze Recovery, we believe that healing must begin within the individual…

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How Music Can Impact Recovery

Healing is a complicated process, but you may discover some elements to be as enjoyable as they are effective during your treatment. Making music is an evidence-based method that allows your mind, body, and emotions to work collaboratively, a process that many clients find so pleasurable that they continue musical activities well into their recovery.…

alternatives to 12 step programs

Alternatives to 12-Step Programs

For many years, Alcoholics Anonymous’ 12-Step Program was considered the gold standard for recovery. Nowadays, however, there are many alternatives to 12-Step Programs available for individuals who struggle with a dependency on drinking, and it is not the sole framework available to help clients heal. At Gulf Breeze Recovery, we believe in the power of…

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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,…

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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…

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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…