chronic relapse

Getting Help for Chronic Relapse

Cycles of chronic relapse can be extremely challenging for clients seeking freedom from substance abuse. These individuals may feel guilty, ashamed, or even hopeless if they cannot maintain perfect, flawless abstinence. However, if these relapses are considered part of the greater healing process, they offer clients powerful opportunities to reconsider their choices. At Gulf Breeze…

The Non-12 Step Approach to Rehab

Non-12-step rehab shares a few common characteristics with its AA predecessor. To begin, both ideas promote abstinence from the abused substances. It should also be noted that, like traditional twelve-step programs, there is no unified non-12 step approach. Some versions feature elements of spirituality, while others do not.

The Importance of Drug Treatment Escalates with Pandemic-Related Drug Deaths

As the pandemic continues to make headlines, less attention is given to the rise in addiction-related deaths. The American Medical Association Advocacy Resource Center recently reported, “The AMA is greatly concerned by an increasing number of reports from national, state and local media suggesting increases in opioid- and other drug-related mortality