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National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month

Each September, The Augustine observes National Recovery Month: a yearly celebration that reminds us that we can (and do!) recover. We hope that you will join us in raising awareness about the treatment available for addiction, reducing the stigma around this diagnosis, and celebrating those who have found lasting sobriety.   The History of National …

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One of the key elements of a recovered lifestyle is community. In the world today humans have the ability to connect in new and wonderful ways. Technology is constantly breaking down the barriers of geography to bring like minded people from around the world together. The Augustine Recovery Center is all about community so we …

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Words From My Heart

Are you searching for a treatment center on the internet? I sincerely hope not if you plan on getting your money’s worth. The other day, on a webinar my coworker attended, he was told that the Addiction Treatment Industry spends more money on Google Adwords and pay-per-click marketing that any other industry in the world. …

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Hurricane Matthew

Well, Hurricane Matthew was a devastating storm. It took lives, homes, and sanity from many. We at The Augustine Recovery Center want to send our love to all whose lives it affected. We had to evacuate with our guys to a little town outside of Ocala to avoid its path. We were treated with great …

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Recovery Month

Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. {SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration} Addressing the real problem, bringing real change In honor of Recovery Month, I’ll celebrate 5 years of sobriety in November. To most …

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Family Program

This past weekend during family program, families and residents participated in a really neat art therapy project. First we had everyone create core value stones with river rocks and magazine clippings. These stones represent their core values. Despite their addiction, these core values remain inside a person, and can be a foundation in which they …

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