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We Are Pleased To Announce, Joint Commission Accreditation!

We Are Pleased To Announce, Joint Commission Accreditation!

BOCA RECOVERY CENTER ACHIEVES BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE ACCREDITATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION   Boca Raton, Florida – 7/7/17 – Boca Recovery Center today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care. Boca Recovery Center underwent a rigorous onsite survey on 7/7/17. During the review, compliance with...
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Executive Director – Kathryn Del Guidice CAC, ICADC, CET

Executive Director – Kathryn Del Guidice CAC, ICADC, CET

When you come to Boca Recovery Center, we want you to know that you’re in the care of people who care about helping you overcome your addiction. While in treatment, you’ll have the pleasure of working with Kathryn Del Guidice. Originally from Williston Park, New York, Katheryn has spent years studying the disease of addiction to better help those who are afflicted with it. Her education background includes becoming a Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC), International Certified Addictions Counselor (ICADC) as well as a...
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Fidget Spinners For Recovery?

Fidget Spinners For Recovery?

Fidget spinners are the latest craze, and they’re being sold all over the country as novelty items, but they’re much more than that. If you’re someone struggling with a dual diagnosis, which is a mental illness combined with your addiction, these fidget spinners can have quite the benefit. Mental illness is one of the leading causes of addiction as well as relapse, so it’s important to support your mental illness as much as possible. With this little gadget in hand, you can actually...
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Fatal Overdose Statistics

Fatal Overdose Statistics

One of the primary issues with the disease of addiction is that it affects a part of the brain called the prefrontal cortex. This portion of the brain has a bunch of different responsibilities, and one of the key ones is fear modulation. Those who become addicted to drugs or alcohol lack the same amount of fear as the average person. Most people are taught at a very young age that drugs are bad and dangerous, and people also hear about overdoses throughout...
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Life Threatening Synthetic Opioid (W-18) Parents Beware!

Life Threatening Synthetic Opioid (W-18) Parents Beware!

There’s a new drug that’s been hitting the streets of the United States, and it’s called W-18. This is a synthetic opioid that’s 100 times more potent than fentanyl, and it’s 10,000 times more potent than morphine. The drug was patented by the University of Canada back in 1984, but due to many obvious risks, it never went into production. Recently, a Chinese chemist came across the medical journals that explained the drug, and it’s been being produced recently.   The New Opioid...
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Why Young People Experiment with Substances

A young person’s need for attention and fitting in can often lead to substance abuse and addiction. Being young seems like it’s a carefree time in a person’s life, but it can be highly stressful. Just being in high school can cause a young person to worry about academics, cliques in school and young romance. One common thing that young people lack is experience, and due to a lack of brain development, they are impulsive and think act on what they think is...
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