substance addiction

Give the Gift of Recovery This Year

The holiday season is approaching which means traditions, celebrations, spending quality time with family and friends and giving gifts that bring joy to your loved ones. Instead of becoming consumed by finding the perfect present to buy everyone, Boca House for Men knows the greatest gift you can give to your family this year: the gift of recovery. A drug…

Give Thanks for Your Sobriety This Thanksgiving

Everyone’s favorite holiday is fast approaching, which means flavorful feasts, quality time with family, and giving thanks for all of life’s blessings.  No matter how far along you are in your recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, Boca House for Men knows there are plenty of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Be thankful for your sobriety this Thanksgiving,…

Detaching from an Addict

Living with an addict or being in a relationship with an addict can have serious negative effects on your well-being, with constant unpredictability and pain.  You might think it’s impossible to separate yourself from someone suffering from addiction, as you may feel responsible for them. Detaching is a difficult concept for many people who can’t stand the intense powerlessness of…

The Four R’s of Recovery

Boca House knows that everyone’s addiction recovery is its own unique experience, which is why we create a plan that works specifically for you. However, there are four pillars in recovery that everyone deals with. Stay on the right path with the Four R’s of Recovery: Resilience – Resilience is critical to the Four R’s of Recovery. Those who show…

Tips for Sober Celebrations this Fall

Just because you are working through recovery treatment in Boca Raton does not mean you have to miss out on this fall’s fun events; a family get together, Halloween parties, and office celebrations. Invites to various parties might spark up a familiar anxiety, as you wonder if you can handle being sober at a party. Boca House, a sober living…

Tips for Avoiding Relapse

Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction requires a lot of hard work from a former addict, ensuring that every aspect of their lifestyle is conducive to their recovery. Avoiding relapse is critical during recovery, and knowing what can trigger those relapses is the first and most important step to prevention. Triggers are any situation that can induce stress, leading…

How Many Drinks Put You at Risk for Liver Cancer?

Did you know that by consuming three or more alcoholic drinks a day you could be unknowingly causing liver cancer? The World Cancer Research Fund recently released a study that included 8.2 million people, 24,500 of whom had liver cancer. Based on the research done, it was confirmed that three drinks a day or more can cause the disease. According…

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