opioid addiction

The Importance of Choosing IOP with Housing

The Importance of Choosing IOP with Housing

The path to recovery includes a variety of steps, such as intensive outpatient programs (IOP). IOP usually follows detox or residential treatment, acting as a stepping stone to completion of treatment. During IOP, patients attend daily treatment programs at an outpatient facility. Their living situation is not a residential program, but rather an outside living setup. It’s crucial to receive…

Managing Anxiety in Opiate Recovery

Managing Anxiety in Opiate Recovery

Anxiety is one of the most common types of mental disorders in the country, with up to 13.3 percent of Americans facing some type of anxiety disorder [1]. There are many things that cause anxiety, including past trauma, stress, genetics, and even excessive caffeine or tobacco consumption [2]. Anxiety can cause people to search for calming solutions in the wrong…

What to Expect from a Halfway House for Opiate Recovery

What to Expect from a Halfway House for Opiate Recovery

As the opiate epidemic worsens, many people are finally fighting back by finding their sobriety. At Boca House for Men, we provide continuing support for recovery, offering effective housing options for men in recovery. Our halfway house helps men successfully maintain Florida sober living, giving residents a supportive environment for their recovery. Resisting relapse and solidifying sobriety starts by finding…

Working while Recovering from Heroin Addiction

Working while Recovering from Heroin Addiction

Employment can improve a person’s well-being, especially when compared with unemployment. Positive work environments can help individuals in recovery, promoting improved mental well-being [1]. At Boca House for Men, our men’s halfway house offers support for men who are looking to maintain their employment while recovering from heroin addiction. Employment can offer stability for many people in recovery. If you…

Drug Overdose is Plaguing South Florida

A recent call to action from President Obama brought to light the national crisis of drug use in America, declaring September 18-24th Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week. Obama has called for congress to allocate 1 billion dollars towards expanding treatment. Drug overdoses have now climbed the charts as the leading cause of accidental death in America, and statistics…

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