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Transitions Recovery: A Competent and Caring Alcohol Treatment Center

By Jeannie Colter
Transitions Recovery is a nationally accredited, state-licensed alcohol treatment center based in North Miami Beach. We work to provide treatment for alcohol addiction and other addictive behaviors that aligns with high standards but does not have such a high cost that it is our of reach. We think sobriety is achievable but getting the help you need […]

By |June 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off|

New Book About Leaders in Alcohol Rehab Treatment in Georgia

By Jeannie Colter
An author who co-produced  the renowned films “Serpico” and “Dog Day Afternoon,” and has also written screenplays about Alcohol Anonymous co-founders Bill and Lois Wilson, has now written about pioneers in alcohol rehab treatment in the state of Georgia. William G. Borchert knows firsthand about the challenges of sobriety because he is a recovering alcoholic and he […]

By |June 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off|

Choose an Alcohol Rehab Center that Offers Comprehensive Care

By Jeannie Colter
At Transitions Recovery, we believe that a good alcohol rehab center gives hope to those suffering from alcoholism. The point is not to scare a patient out of addiction but help a person make incremental steps that allow that person to transition from a life of addiction to a life of successful sobriety.
When a patient begins treatment […]

It’s Not Easy to Admit Alcohol Addiction

By Jeannie Colter
One of the tough things about alcohol addiction is that if you are of legal age, there is nothing wrong with buying and/or drinking alcohol. And depending on the social circles you frequent, there may be nothing wrong with having a little too much to drink of even with being drunk. Sometimes the legality of alcohol makes […]

Addiction Rehabilitation Centers Help Rebuild Lives

By Jeannie Colter
With our modern desire to make things quick and easy, the word “rehabilitation” has been shortened to “rehab” and sometimes when using that abbreviation we forget what rehabilitation really means. Choosing to enter into an addiction rehabilitation center is not just about ending an addiction; it is also about embracing a new way of life. You may […]

By |May 28th, 2013|Addiction Recovery|Comments Off|

Reality-Based Residential Miami, Florida Drug Rehab

By Jeannie Colter
These days the meaning of the words “reality” has been twisted and when we hear that word, the first thing that may come to mind are reality television programs that, while not scripted, do not exactly depict real life. For many of us, reality is nowhere near as entertaining as what we see on many of the […]

Miami, Florida Drug Rehab Offers Several Payment Options

By Jeannie Colter
Last week, we wrote that addiction recovery begins with a decision. And as difficult as it can be to decide to seek help, some face another barrier: finding the resources to cover the costs of treatment. In addition to the stigma that is sometimes connected to substance abuse treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, some people who […]

Choosing Between Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab

By Jeannie Colter
Addiction recovery begins with a decision. You have to decide that you want to be well and whole and stop living the kind of fractured life that one lives when alcohol or substance abuse takes over. When you decide that it is time to go to rehab, you have another decision—what kind of program would best suit […]

By |May 14th, 2013|Addiction Recovery|Comments Off|

Four Questions About Alcohol Abuse You Were Afraid to Ask

A Washington Post article answered some of the questions you may have had about alcohol consumption but were afraid to ask:
Why can the average man drink more than the average woman? The program director for the Division of Metabolism and Health Effects at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is quoted as saying,
“Men have more body water, […]

By |May 7th, 2013|Alcohol / Alcoholism Recovery|Comments Off|

Promoting Addiction Recovery Success

In a Huffington Post blog titled, “Can We Please Stop Stigmatizing Addiction, Recovery and Lindsay Lohan?” Deni Carise, a scientist and clinician in the field of substance abuse recovery makes a case for why more than one stint in a drug and alcohol rehab center is not necessarily an indication of failure. She is honest about Lohan’s behavior, her […]

By |May 2nd, 2013|Addiction Recovery, Blog|Comments Off|