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Are There Alternatives to PHP?

Are There Alternatives to PHP?

Partial hospitalization programs, known as PHP, are a step that men may take in treatment after detoxing or completing a residential program. Typically, men in PHP need medical care while they’re in recovery. PHP is often an early step in recovery, but it is not the only option for men needing specialized care as they solidify their sobriety. At Boca…

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…

Men’s Meditation Tips for Addiction Recovery

Men’s Meditation Tips for Addiction Recovery

Meditation has gained increased presence as an accepted method for calming and even treatment of many different issues. In terms of drug and alcohol addiction recovery, meditation can work wonders. Meditation is an effective approach for treating addiction [1], especially when used in conjunction with other therapies and treatments. Meditation can take many different forms, including focused meditation, mindfulness meditation,…

What to Look for in a Sponsor | Guide for Men

What to Look for in a Sponsor | Guide for Men

When it comes to facing the challenges of addiction, a sponsor can be a wonderful support in sustained sobriety. At Boca House for Men, we know that many men benefit from sponsorship in their sobriety. What is a sponsor? A sponsor is another sober individual who is interested in mentoring newly sober people in their recovery. Typically, sponsors attend Alcoholics…

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