Sunshine Behavioral Health Blog

September 17, 2018

Mac Miller and The Dangers of Purple Drank

Mac Miller and The Dangers of Purple Drank Rapper Mac Miller met his young and unexpected death at the age of 26. Apparently Miller, real name Malcolm James McCormick, died due to a suspected drug overdose, although the actual cause is yet to be announced. Several artists in the music […]

September 17, 2018

Drug-Induced Formication: How it Happens & How to Make it Stop

Drug-Induced Formication: How it Happens and How to Make it Stop Formication is the sensation as if something is crawling in your skin. Believe it or not, it is a common phenomenon for many people who use stimulant drugs. How does it happen? Is there a way to prevent it? […]

September 14, 2018

How Positive Peer Pressure Can Help Guide You Through Recovery

How Positive Peer Pressure Can Help Guide You Through Recovery When you hear the word “peer pressure”, it is often with a negative association with bad people in someone’s life. The term often pops up during the time when young kids and teenagers attempt to do “new things”, or basically […]

September 12, 2018

Football Party Ideas for the Sober Living

Football Party Ideas for the Sober Living Football season has already started, and some people are now gearing up with their team shirts and hats. At a season of such high spirits, how can one stay sober? Here are some ideas to recreate if you want an alcohol-free football party. […]

September 11, 2018

How I Came to Terms with Social Anxiety

How I Came to Terms with Social Anxiety I can still vividly remember the day when I accepted that there might be something not normal about how I responded to social interactions. A simple remark can send me into isolation for days. Surviving university was difficult for me. I studied […]

September 10, 2018

Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan

Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan Relapsing can be a discouraging event especially if you have gone so far with being drug-free. What are some ways to have a relapse prevention plan that’s effective and long-lasting? Here is a guide that could help you out. The recovery process is a challenging […]

September 6, 2018

Blue Meth: Truth or Myth?

Blue Meth: Truth or Myth? What’s in a color? When we talk about drugs such as methamphetamine (meth), it can mean a host of things. There has been so much hype about the existence of blue meth. Drug forums on the Internet feature contributions from several individuals who claim to […]

September 5, 2018

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate Recovery

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate Recovery Drug addiction is probably one of the most difficult challenges for not just an individual, but a family as a whole. The battle against it can be incredibly fierce, treacherous, exhausting, and seemingly never-ending. Finding a way out, at first, can seem to […]

September 4, 2018

The Best Ways to Fight Dry Drunk Syndrome

The Best Ways to Fight Dry Drunk Syndrome Entering rehab is one of the biggest decisions a person suffering from drug or alcohol addiction can make. It is a remarkable step towards reclaiming a person’s life. Breaking free from the danger and destruction caused by the substances is a victory […]

August 31, 2018

Recovery Month – An Open Letter to Those Recovering

Recovery Month: An Open Letter to Those Recovering September 2018 marks the 29th year of National Recovery Month, which recognizes the hard work of individuals in recovery from substance use disorders. You would think that in all these almost 30 years, somebody would have made a proper “Happy Recovery Month” card for […]

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