What to Look for In a Drug Rehab Center

What to Look for In a Drug Rehab Center

According to results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 20.4 million adults aged 18 years or older needed substance use treatment in 2018, and that number continues to rise. A substance use addiction is an illness that’s difficult to recover from alone, which is why professional care at a specialized […]

Sober Summer: Things to Do

Sober Summer: Things to Do

Summer is a beautiful time of year when many people begin to spend more time outdoors and in nature. It’s a time for lazy days on the beach, at barbeques or family gatherings and other fun activities. For those in active recovery, summer can be a stressful time of year because of the perceived expectation […]

How to Help a Friend With Addiction

How to Help a Friend With Addiction

It can be heartbreaking to watch someone close to you struggle with addiction, especially when you know they can’t get better on their own. It can also be difficult to know what to do or say. However, as a close personal friend, you may be in the best position to help your friend understand the […]

Best Movies About Addiction Recovery

Best Movies About Addiction Recovery

Movies about addiction and recovery can often help people healing from substance abuse cope and feel understood. It’s important to understand, however, that recovery is a lifelong process that can’t be resolved in a Hollywood minute. Top five movies about addiction and recovery Here is a collection of movies that deal with the experience of […]

Sober Life and Work Life: What To Do

At Miramar Recovery Center, we understand professionals have very specific treatment needs. While we focus on your mental and physical wellness, our executive treatment program will also provide the tools needed to continue working during recovery. Each professional we treat has a unique set of circumstances, so it’s important that everyone receives individualized care within […]

Five Tips for Helping Your Spouse During Addiction Recovery

When your spouse is struggling with an addiction, you may hardly recognize them as the person you fell in love with. At Miramar Recovery Center, we understand how disheartening this can be. Perhaps he or she is experiencing heightened feelings of sadness, anxiety, worthlessness and anger. Or maybe they’re blaming you for their addiction, which […]

How to Have a Sober Valentine’s Day

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Sober Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a difficult day for folks in addiction recovery due to the pressure and sense of expectation it creates. The holiday is often celebrated with wine or champagne, but living a sober life means avoiding any scenario that could trigger a relapse. It’s even hard for single sober people. Negative […]

Finding the Right Addiction Treatment for You

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How to Find the Best Addiction Treatment Program No matter the nature of your addiction experience, every day can be a struggle. It’s easy to feel helpless. You may think that there’s no way to get out from under your substance abuse, or that your specific condition is beyond help, but that’s not the case. […]

Sober Activities for Cold Weather

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We are smack dab in the middle of winter, and depending on where you live, the weather is probably cold, snowy, and dreary. That can make things exceptionally difficult for people in recovery, who are often looking for things to do when sober . Part of addiction treatment is embracing new activities and hobbies that can […]