Sunshine Behavioral Health Blog

October 19, 2018

Jackson Maine’s Struggle with Drug Abuse

Jackson Maine is not your typical Hollywood idol. He is not a six-foot-six former WWE superstar who can take on an army of thugs and walk away unscathed. Neither is he a Man-God who wields a mythical hammer or an iron-plated superhero who can lift tanks and shoot pulsar rays. […]

October 17, 2018

Losing a Loved One to Substance Abuse

Losing a loved one is never easy, especially because of substance abuse. The grief you need to face seems unfathomable. The agony is so deep that you sometimes question why you have to undergo such a phase. Substance Abuse-Related Deaths The number of recorded deaths from drug and alcohol addiction […]

October 12, 2018

The Best Pets for Living in Recovery

The Best Pets for Living in Recovery Sometimes the road to recovery from substance abuse or alcohol addiction can be lonely and frustrating. Our family and friends may not always be available to be there for us. Without a strong support group, patients may feel less resilient, have poor self-esteem, […]

October 10, 2018

Staying Sober for Halloween Party Season

Staying Sober for Halloween Party Season Not only kids attend Halloween parties. In fact, for most people, Halloween is the perfect time to dress up, and party until the wee hours of the morning. Of course, in many situations, drugs and alcohol may be part of these parties. After all, […]

October 8, 2018

10 Recovery Quotes for Inspiration

10 Recovery Quotes for Inspiration Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is no mean feat. But it is possible. It is your own personal willpower that sets the terms for the success of any treatment initiative. One of the ways to do this is to have inspiring recovery quotes to […]

October 5, 2018

A List of Movies About Drugs and Addiction

A List of Movies About Drugs and Addiction Drug addiction is an international issue that has affected civilization for decades. One of the ways we can see this effect is through movies. Movies have a way of capturing the cultural feelings of the moment and exposing the issues facing their […]

October 3, 2018

Refuge Recovery: A New Way to Fight Addiction

Refuge Recovery: A New Way to Fight Addiction Buddhists have been known to be very insightful, wise, and peaceful people. This Eastern religion/philosophy has become well known throughout the entire world. Buddhists believe in keen self-awareness and meditation with their guiding principles and “truths,” beginning with the internal acknowledgment that […]

October 1, 2018

The 5 Best Detective Novels About Addiction

The 5 Best Detective Novels About Addiction The best detective novels will take hold of you and subtly enlighten you. This might be one of the best ways to discuss drug and alcohol addiction and recovery. Unfortunately, the best detective novels are hardly ever about this theme. Almost all books […]

September 28, 2018

How Self-Medicating Could Lead to Addiction

How Self-Medicating Could Lead to Addiction Do you know how it is when you’ve had a bad day and nothing but that cold beer at the end of the day can make it feel better? Do you find yourself dreaming of getting it home and popping it open? If you […]

September 26, 2018

The New Trap House

The New Trap House A “trap house” is defined by the Urban Dictionary as a private house or an apartment, sometimes situated in various public housing communities, where numerous “trap lords” or “trap stars” sell and deal drugs. For drug dealers, it’s basically their official place of business. These trap houses […]

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