Don’t Let Yourself Live In Fear of Relapse

Fear can ruin a life. If you spend your time looking forward and worrying about falling back into bad and destructive habits, you may create a self fulfilling prophecy for yourself.   Self Fulfilling Prophecy What’s that? A self fulfilling prophecy is like this: You’re driving your car down the street just fine. There’s some…

What’s the Difference Between An Opioid And An Opiate?

Recently, I realized that an opioid and an opiate aren’t the same thing. When people reference the drug epidemic sweeping the nation sometimes they say “opioid epidemic” and sometimes they say “opiate epidemic”. It’s not always clear that these are two different types of drugs all together. I went digging a bit so I could…

How The Nature vs Nurture Debate Plays Out For Drug or Alcohol Addiction

Are you struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol and you’re looking at your life thinking, “how did I get here?” Maybe you’re just back from 1st Step Pompano Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehab in Pompano and you’re asking this question in a kind of retrospective. You’re looking for answers so you can learn…

We Need To Talk About Underage Drinking

We have a major issue in this country with underage drinking. Every year thousands of young people, often teenagers end up in alcohol related accidents, if not incidents resulting in their, or someone else’s, death. The only way out of the problem is through education and honest communication with our kids about the way you…