Cocaine Still Holds Threat of Addiction

How many times have we heard that the best music and art comes from those who are constantly high from illicit substances. Drugs like cocaine have been romanticized by Hollywood, the record industry and cable television, and its acceptance into the 80’s and 90’s dance club scenes made it seem cool and brought it into […]

Programming Changes to Help Keep Patients Engaged

Serenity View Recovery Center strives to adapt and change with the growing needs of our patient community while maintaining integrity in working with the tried and true, evidenced-based and therapeutically sound methods, which we know have proven effective in addiction recovery. One trend we have recognized has been the “pink cloud” a patient will get […]

Addiction and Relationships: The Importance of Sober Respect

Think of substance addiction as a pebble flung into a puddle—its effects ripple outward to everything within its range. People with addiction believe they’re not hurting anyone but themselves, which isn’t true. So, when it comes to confronting someone about their own drug and alcohol issues, that conversation can quickly become radioactive. This fallout as […]