Facing The Realities Of Ambien Addiction

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The realities of drug addiction are sometimes harder to face when it involves a drug prescribed by a doctor. Ambien, a sleep aid prescribed by physicians, can easily lead to Ambien addiction even when it’s taken as directed. When you or a loved one are struggling with a prescription drug habit, a professional treatment center is

Platinum Provider in Clinical Excellence

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Awarded by Optum for delivering effective and efficient clinical care JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 25, 2018) – Stepping Stone Center for Recovery, an in-network addiction treatment facility, earned Optum’s Platinum Tier recognition for delivering high-quality and cost-efficient care. The facility is one of three to achieve this tier in Florida. “Recognition from the Achievements in Clinical

Alumni Spotlight: Katie

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Katie, an alumna of Stepping Stone Center for Recovery, recently celebrated a year of sobriety and graced us with an interview. Her story is moving to say the least. If you are prone to goosebumps, or as you may have heard in the rooms, “God-bumps,” prepare yourself. Her transformation is real and is a clear demonstration of willingness

Alumni Spotlight: Sean

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My name is Sean and I have been struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism for about 12 years now. I went to Stepping Stone Center for Recovery in November of 2016. Before I got there, I was in bad shape; I was kicked out of my apartment, living in a cheap motel, doing whatever I

Suggested Cognitive and Behavioral Modification Recovery Programs (Alternatives to 12 Steps)

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Don’t like 12 Step Groups? Here are some healthy alternatives! SMART Recovery: SMART (Self-Management and Recovery Training) Secular: LifeRing Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) Women: Women for Sobriety (WFS) Individual, Self-directed: Rational Recovery Buddhist, Eastern Spiritual Practices, Non-Theistic: Refuge Recovery Christian-Based: Celebrate Recovery Alcoholics Victorious Advocacy Young People in Recovery (YPR)

12 Step Recommended Programs for Recovery

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Find 12 Step Recovery Programs Near You that Suit Your Needs 12 Step Meetings: Pick your poison! Alcohol Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Young People of Alcoholics Anonymous (YPAA) AA Agnostica AL-Anon Family and friends of alcoholics/addicts Drugs Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Nar –Anon Family and friends of addicts Drug Addicts Anonymous (DAA) Cocaine Anonymous (CA) Heroin Anonymous (HA)

Humble Pie, a Recipe for Addiction Recovery

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Humility has a reputation for a few misconceptions. Some people think humility implies humiliated, liked to the term mortified until they realize “humility” in the context of the serenity prayer, means to accept the things we cannot change, the courage to change the things that we can, and the wisdom to know the difference. When we see ourselves for

Continued Support from the Stepping Stone Alumni Program

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The Stepping Stone team works hard to give patients the best care possible. That commitment to a successful recovery goes well beyond the initial residential rehab. Stepping Stone offers extended care and support through its alumni program. The team of certified recovery coaches wants to make sure that all alumni of the treatment program have

Savannah’s Story – Alumni Spotlight

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Savannah’s Story August 18, 2015 was the day I packed my bags and left my home in Georgia, headed to treatment for my first (and God willing, my last) time. Little did I know, that morning would be the last time I would, to this day, abuse the drugs or alcohol I was so chemically

My Best Days – How It Works for Me – Chef Wendy’s Recipe for Recovery

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The point is, it does work. That saying you hear the group chant at the end of every meeting is true, “It works if you work it!” It works with a unique blend of principles, steps, meetings, service — mix a variety of portions that all come together like a home-made-with-love delicious, and savored meal.