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Your Stigma, My Disease of Addiction

June 19th, 2017 Posted by Blog, Uncategorized 0 comments on “Your Stigma, My Disease of Addiction”

The Perils & Misconceptions of Addiction

What thoughts come to mind when the word addiction is brought to the surface? Is it “junkie”, “drunk”, “druggie”, or “crackhead?” Why not the words “awareness”, “substance use disorders,” and “mental health?” Our society has created a stigma towards the disease of addiction. (more…)

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Intensive Outpatient Program

May 12th, 2017 Posted by Blog 0 comments on “Intensive Outpatient Program”
Serenity Springs believes in a life-long recovery, through treating the mind, body, and spirit.  Our Intensive Outpatient Program offers a number of different services for both men and women that are tailored to fit each individual’s needs, and combine the latest clinical techniques with the twelve-step program. (more…)

Dark haired women console young child after family is broken up by drug addiction

Opiate Orphans

May 8th, 2017 Posted by Blog 0 comments on “Opiate Orphans”
“Children are the collateral damage of the nation’s opioid epidemic.”

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Dad handing credit card to addicted son

The Fine Line Between Helping and Enabling

May 2nd, 2017 Posted by Blog 0 comments on “The Fine Line Between Helping and Enabling”
The scenario that is replayed so often when it comes to addressing addiction is families believing they are helping their loved one when in reality they are making things worse. (more…)

EMTs load drug addiction overdose patient into ambulance

Ohio Morgue Unable to Match Pace of Opioid-Induced Deaths

February 7th, 2017 Posted by Blog, News 0 comments on “Ohio Morgue Unable to Match Pace of Opioid-Induced Deaths”
In Montgomery County, Ohio, the coroner’s office has been so inundated by overdose deaths this year that it has resorted to setting up makeshift facilities.

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Featured Serenity Springs Alum – Kyle Fleming

February 2nd, 2017 Posted by Blog, Featured Alums 0 comments on “Featured Serenity Springs Alum – Kyle Fleming”
Kyle Fleming is an alumnus of Serenity Springs Recovery Center and has about two-and-a-half years of sobriety. A native of New Jersey, consequences weren’t enough to keep Kyle sober, but they were instrumental in getting him the help he needed. (more…)

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The Serenity Solution to the Financial Burden of Treatment

January 25th, 2017 Posted by Blog 0 comments on “The Serenity Solution to the Financial Burden of Treatment”
Getting yourself or someone you love into treatment can be the single most life-changing and meaningful event in that person’s life. Although the costs of addiction and alcoholism outweigh that of treatment in the long run, coming up with the funds to get someone admitted into a worthwhile facility often seems like an impossibility. (more…)

Eyeshadow kit with "druggie" labeled eye shadow inside

Sephora Promoting an Eyeshadow Called “Druggie”, Prompts Outrage

January 16th, 2017 Posted by Blog, News 0 comments on “Sephora Promoting an Eyeshadow Called “Druggie”, Prompts Outrage”
While the nation is in the grips of a devastatingly deadly opioid epidemic, Sephora sought fit to trivialize and profit off of the pain and suffering wrought by addiction and death. (more…)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Back Doug Martin Runs with the football

Tampa Bay Running Back Enters Drug Treatment

December 30th, 2016 Posted by Blog, News 0 comments on “Tampa Bay Running Back Enters Drug Treatment”
On December 28, the NFL announced it was suspending Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin four games for a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. The two-time Pro Bowler will miss the team’s final regular season game, with the suspension carrying over to the next season. (more…)

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Remembering George Michael

December 28th, 2016 Posted by Blog, News 0 comments on “Remembering George Michael”
In the aftermath of the passing of singer-songwriter George Michael on Christmas Day, it has been revealed that, according to a source close to him, he was battling a “secret heroin addiction. (more…)

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