National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day

Depression is a well-traveled psychological condition. It affects millions every year, and while it may seem in the popular imagination to be something that affects only artist people or those facing extreme stress, this is not the case. Like any disease, depression can strike anyone at any time. While the stigma of the disease is…

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What is National Drug Take Back Day?

National Drug Take Back Day is a day where Americans come together to prevent and control prescription drug abuse, something that Beaches Recovery is incredibly supportive of. Through the efforts of Take Back Day, approximately 914,256 pounds of drugs have been safely disposed of. The impact of National Drug Take Back Day efforts is enormous.…

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Compromised Immune System Increases Risk of Coronavirus

Coronavirus, or COVID-19, affects people of all ages and socio-economic levels. There are some groups of people that are at greater risk of contracting the coronavirus or other serious viruses, infections, or illnesses. Perhaps you heard that the elderly population is at greater risk of getting sick from coronavirus. Did you know that individuals that…

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Therapeutic Adventure Therapy at Beaches

Therapeutic Adventure Therapy at Beaches, Bringing Happiness Back One Smile at a Time Healing begins here. “In the Beaches Outdoor Therapeutic Adventure Program, I feel that life gets better the moment we step out the door on a new adventure, no matter how large or small. We learn about ourselves, each other and the environment…

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Opioid Treatment Services

By: Kim Fielding-Payne Staff Writer, Beaches Recovery Services, LLC Challenges and Opioid Treatment Services Each day more and more Americans fall victim to opioid abuse. Whether they become addicted to pain pills after a serious injury or by experimenting with heroin, opioid abuse has grown into a serious public health issue. As the addiction takes…

Celebrate world mental health day 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019

According to the 2017 National Survey of Drug Use and Mental Health, approximately 0.6% of adults 18 or older have attempted suicide at least once. That’s approximately 1.4 million people. If you or someone you know have had suicidal thoughts or attempted suicide, then World Mental Health Day is your day. If you also suffer…

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Did you know that according to a study by JAMA Psychiatry, the rate of alcoholism dramatically increased by 49% during the first decade of the 2000s? During April, which is Alcohol Awareness Month, it is a good time to educate yourself about the risks, consequences, and treatment of alcohol addiction. Alcohol addiction knows no boundaries…

new Florida opioid law

What Is the New Florida Opioid Law?

If you take prescription opioids, you may be unable to get them anymore because of the new Florida opioid law. As of July 1, 2018, the government restricts how long doctors can prescribe the Schedule II drugs for a patient. However, this regulation establishes many other requirements too. About the New Florida Opioid Law Florida…