Mr. Cocaine Arrested for Xanax in Florida - What?

When the judge asked the defendent his name.. he didn't expect to hear this.
When you work in a serious field like addiction treatment, you come to appreciate some of the little less-serious oddities of real life. Getting arrested is always serious, but this case even made the judge chuckle.

Is Your Sober Date a Palindrome? Start this Week!

A palindrome is a word which means the same thing backwards as it does forwards.
Sometimes you have to accept what you see, no matter how amazing. This week, is Palindrome Week...

Bath Salts Still a Threat in Florida

Bath Salts gained attention after the violent face-biting attack in Miami. The synthetic compounds in bath salts often cause erratic, violent behavior.
Deadly Bath Salts have not gone away, and remain a danger in Florida. The synthetic chemicals are increasingly found mixed into street drugs like Ecstasy and Molly (MDMA).

Stars in Recovery Concert to Support Teenage Drug-Awareness

The Rockers in Recovery All-Star Band held a concert to support drug-awareness among teenagers in schools. Sunrise Detox was a proud Platinum Sponsor of the event.
Rock stars including Richie Supra, Saturday Night Live Band Vocalist Christine Ohlman, Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto, Kasim Sulton and others rocked the town of Towson Maryland last week, to raise awareness of drug issues and recovery.

National Prevention Week 2014 (video)

SAMHSA's National Prevention Week is set to begin May 18, 2014. There are already some events on the calendar for Florida.

National Prevention Week 2014 begins May 18. An event in Florida is already scheduled.