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Scholarship To Homeless Addict!

“An Addict Without Insurance Is Pretty Much Nothing” This is a response to @Wherehab’s recent video about struggling addicts without insurance finding treatment. www.bocarecoverycenter.com 1-800-516-HELP (4357)
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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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Lethal Doses Of New Dangerous Synthetic Opioids

Lethal Doses Of New Dangerous Synthetic Opioids

For over a decade now, the opioid epidemic has been a major problem, and it keeps getting worse. Some people believe that the epidemic is primarily caused by heroin coming into the country, but this isn’t exactly true. Many of the opioid-based drugs people are dying from come from medications that are located right here in the United States. The more you understand about the current epidemic means the better chance you have of helping yourself or a loved one. Shocking Overdose Rates...
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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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The Death of Michelle McNamara

The Death of Michelle McNamara

  One of the biggest killers in the United States today comes from prescription drug overdoses. Many people who are prescribed the medications were done so legally. Different medications help with different symptoms of mental illness, and some are made to help people with chronic pain. The problem with many of these medications is that they can become highly addictive, and some can become a fatal combination. In 2016, actor and comedian Patton Oswalt lost his wife, and he recently opened up about the...
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