Category: Personal Recovery Experiences

The Most Common Lies Addicts Tell, Collected at Our Rehab In Florida Lies and Addiction go together like cookies and milk, though the former is hardly pleasant. If you have been in addiction or have someone close who is an addict, you know that lying is a fundamental trait all addicts share. They do it

Read More

Going to a Delray Beach Rehab Saved My Life Eight months ago, I was homeless, unemployed, and soulless, all because I was completely and totally dependent on heroin. I know I definitely had zero intention of going to a Delray Beach Rehab. I literally slept under bridges and on park benches. I was a shell

Read More

Dustin Johnson’s Drug Abuse Highlights Cocaine and Alcohol American professional golfer Dustin Johnson just won the 116th U.S. Open, but it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for him, especially not when it comes to his personal life. Johnson tested positive for marijuana, cocaine and alcohol three times in his pro golfing career and was suspended once

Read More

The idea of a sober life makes people react in different ways. To some, it may seem like a reprieve, finally, from a drug and alcohol infused lifestyle that brings fear, guilt and shame. To others, it can seem like an oppressive jail sentence. So what does “living a sober life” really mean? A Sober

Read More

Alcohol Rehab in Florida Was My Best Move In 2013 I made the decision to go to alcohol rehab in Florida. It wasn’t overnight, and it definitely wasn’t easy. It took a few rounds of detox in my home state of Ohio and a lot of coaxing and begging from friends and family to finally

Read More

Addiction and Addiction Relapse – What Causes It? Addiction and addiction relapse are viewed by different people in different ways, with most of our society in one of two schools of thought – that 1) it is a disease the addict is powerless over, or 2) it is a choice. There is plenty to be said

Read More

The Prince and the Fentanyl Overdose  On what would have been Prince’s birthday today, instead,  headlines scream “How did Prince get his hands on Fentanyl?” In the meantime, people in recovery laugh and say obtaining the drug that killed Prince back in April is as easy as buying a pack of cigarettes. Fentanyl overdose isn’t

Read More

I Fell In Love With a Recovering Heroin Addict  We can’t choose who we fall in love with. Three years ago, I knew nothing about addiction, even though I was suffering from alcohol addiction myself, it just hadn’t been brought to light quite yet. I definitely knew nothing about heroin addiction, and would never think

Read More

Study Drugs are Common Experimenting, drinking, and drug abuse in college are well-known pitfalls of the four years that are meant to be spent bettering your education. Kegs, parties, marijuana – these things are normal, and often can lead to other things that spiral out of hand. The use of study drugs like Adderall and

Read More

Length of Sobriety Does Not Prevent Addiction Relapse Addiction relapse is a part of recovery, and it doesn’t matter if you have one day sober or 30 years. In a recent interview with WNYC, popular actor Jeff Daniels, known for his roles in Dumb and Dumber and The Martian, opened up about his relapse after

Read More

We are here to support you during your time of need and help you make the best decision for yourself or your loved one. Click below to speak to a member of our staff directly.

Lighthouse Recovery Institute