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The Benefits of Living in a Sober House

Getting sober and maintaining sobriety is not an easy task. Boca House and other sober living facilities can help make your journey to sobriety a little easier. Sober living houses are an environment completely free of drugs and alcohol where recovering addicts can live after receiving treatment. Here are a few benefits of living in a sober house after your…

How to Support Someone in Recovery

Suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction is undoubtedly one of the toughest times in a person’s life, and the lives of those who love them. Making the bold decision to get sober is difficult, and requires a lot of effort not just on the part of the addict, but also their surrounding support system. Boca House for Men is…

A Sober Summer in South Florida

There is no doubt that South Florida is the perfect place to be for a summer filled with lots of sunshine, clear blue skies, and the fresh scent of the ocean. Summertime calls for barbeques and parties with family and friends as well as many beach days. It’s important for any addict to become aware of certain pressures during this…

Avoiding High Risk Situations in Recovery

Former addicts can feel vulnerable during the recovery phase. Trying to eliminate and change past habits and behaviors while simultaneously learning new ones can allow frustration and stress to arise. Therefore, it’s important for addicts to avoid high risk situations, which can trigger a relapse. Boca House, a sober living facility for men stresses prevention strategies to help men stay…

Recovering from Addiction Alone This Summer

If you are recovering from addiction alone this summer, it is natural to feel concerned. It is difficult to weather this storm, and although Boca House does everything in its power to heal and recover you, the hard work continues when you return home. It is surely trickier to manage yourself without someone with you, but it’s not impossible. The…

Just In Case You Didn’t Already Know That Binge Drinking Was Bad For You

According to George Koob, PhD, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), “hangovers are easy to explain because they’re basically a mini withdrawal syndrome. Any time you take an intoxicant, your brain changes. So your brain adapts to that change, and then when the drug is removed, the opposite reaction occurs. Most of the symptoms of…

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