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Recovery Corner

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

Recognizing when a loved one is in trouble With the holiday season upon us, we may be gathering with friends or family members. And during those gatherings, we may notice […]

Gregory Jones, MD

The holidays and addiction recovery

Published: Dec 29th, 2016

WCJB-TV20  Dr. Gregory Jones from the UF Health Florida Recovery Center joins TV20’s Tracy West with some symptoms of drug or alcohol addiction, and ways to avoid relapse during the holidays.

Holiday Presents

Home (Sober?) for the Holidays

Published: Dec 22nd, 2016

For the families of the 23.5 million Americans who suffer from addiction, the holidays can be a time full of disappointment and dread, as years of symptomatic disease have built […]

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How to Know When Holiday Drinking is Hurting Your Brain

Published: Dec 19th, 2016

Alcohol and the year-end holidays seem made for each other, but dangers lurk.

Holidays can be a time for reflection.

Published: Dec 15th, 2016

Read some of our favorite articles about recovery during the holidays. If you or a loved one needs help, call us today. 855.265.4FRC (4372)

Bill Greene, M.D.

UF addiction medicine expert warns of the dangers of excess drinking around the holidays.

Published: Dec 15th, 2016

Drinking spirits around the holidays has become as much of a tradition as celebrating the holidays themselves. Find out what health care experts are saying about this spike in alcohol […]

How Do I Not Be the Sober Buzzkill During the Holidays?

Published: Dec 13th, 2016

How to handle being the sober one at the party this holiday. Here are some things you can do to make these events less challenging.

Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: Nov 24th, 2014

Holiday gratitude in recovery Gratitude has been a time-honored tradition for us human beings. Since people first realized the importance and value of the life-sustaining elements, there has been an […]

Signs of a Problem

Published: Dec 5th, 2013

As you gather with friends and family this holiday season, you may notice someone having an unhealthy relationship with drugs or alcohol. Watch for these signs:       Deterioration in personal grooming […]

Avoiding Relapse During the Holiday Season

Avoiding Relapse During the Holiday Season

Published: Dec 5th, 2013

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. But for people in recovery from addiction, the season may be particularly troubling. Travel stress, money troubles and family drama and […]