6 Questions to Ask When Looking for Addiction Treatment

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Receiving quality addiction treatment is important to long-term sobriety and overall health. It would be nice if there were a guarantee of addiction recovery; however, statistics show 40-60 percent of people relapse. This is why Stepping Stone Center for Recovery offers two high-quality addiction programs focusing on specialized treatment to meet individual needs. Successful long-term sobriety is

Recipe for Recovery: Dos and Don’ts to Sidestep Disaster

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10 Tales from Chef Karen on Cooking up Trouble Whether you’ve taken the suggestions in the rooms of an anonymous program or you haven’t, you may have a few interesting stories about people who try to “get” and stay sober. Karen Zaccour, our “Chef” for this recipe and Stepping Stone alumna, pours light-hearted humor over

Fentanyl and Heroin Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise in Florida

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Florida’s substance-use crisis continues unabated. The latest annual figures show that total drug-related deaths in Florida increased by almost 14 percent in 2015 over 2014. Especially alarming are the rising overdose deaths from heroin and fentanyl. Data for 2015 from the Florida Medical Examiners Commission shows that “occurrences of heroin increased by 74.3 percent and

My Journey to Addiction Recovery: Beth M.

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My Journey to Addiction Recovery: Beth M. I grew up in South Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia, in a good family. Drugs and alcohol were not part of my story at a young age, I actually got a pretty late start compared to many other stories that I hear. I just wasn’t exposed to it.

The New Face of Stepping Stone Center for Recovery

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The New Face of Stepping Stone Center for Recovery By Karen Zaccour, Alumni Recovery Coach Stepping Stone Center for Recovery has been undergoing a face lift over the last 6 months.  We adopted a new logo and this month patients will enjoy the newly remodeled sleeping quarters that will include 9 additional beds. No one

My Recovery Story: Tony S

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My Recovery Story: Tony S I’m in a house with no plumbing, no electricity, and sitting around a table with 4 or 5 people that I’ve never met before and fleas are biting me around my ankles. The only light coming from the room is from lighters flickering as they light the crack in the