Warm Thoughts & Holiday Wishes to You & Yours From All of Us at Wellington Retreat!
HUGE congrats to everyone who's staying #sober tonight. It's not always easy, but it's always worth it!!
You may sometimes wonder, “How do I avoid a relapse?” Our latest infographic outlines some relapse prevention tips to help you lead a healthy, sober lifestyle. Learn how to prevent relapsing here: http://bit.ly/1w3GVgI
Join us tonight for Open Mic poetry and live music at Moran's Italian Burger Bistro in Lake Worth! Come eat and make new friends in the recovery community!
We admire the incredible strength of those at all stages of the recovery process, both here at Wellington and beyond.
Do people actually have a choice as they spiral toward alcoholism? Our latest blog explores this question: http://bit.ly/1vBw7FhIs Alcoholism a Disease or Choice? -Do people actually have a choice as they spiral toward alcoholism? This raging debate has produced much documentation over the past several years, supporting both sides, but understanding where the medical community falls on this issue may provide some light. A Closer Look The American Medical Assoc…
If you or a loved one need help getting on the right track, call or message us and we can discuss your options.
TONIGHT! Join us at Moran's Italian Burger Bistro in Lake Worth for Open Mic poetry, live music and good clean fun!
Join us TONIGHT at Moran's Italian Burger Bistro for Open Mic poetry and live music! Enjoy delicious Italian food & meet new sober friends!
Here at Wellington, we believe in new beginnings. That's why Dr. Moran's restaurant, Moran's Italian Burger Bistro, employs people currently in recovery, and serves as a safe place for the recovery community to eat and hang out. If you're in South Florida, be sure to check it out and enjoy some delicious Italian food.
We are proud to be the ONLY facility in Florida that is owned and operated by an addiction psychiatrist. If you or a loved one is in need of treatment, call or message us to discuss your options.
September is National Recovery Month, and this year's theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out." In honor of this, we've created an infographic on ways to tell your friends and family that you’re going to treatment and beginning the recovery process. http://wellingtonretreat.com/blog/2014/09/tell-others-youre-going-treatment/How to Tell Others You’re Going to Treatment -As you may or may not know, September is National Recovery Month, which promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. This year’s theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out,” and its objective is to encourage people to…
Your success in treatment begins before you even walk through the doors. Here's what you should (and should not) bring with you to treatment: http://wellingtonretreat.com/blog/2014/09/pack-treatment/What to Pack for Treatment -The decision to enter treatment either for substance abuse or psychiatric help is an important step in the process of getting well. Your success in treatment here at Wellington Retreat begins before you even walk through our doors. To help you pack for your stay, below is a list of what you should (…
Join us TONIGHT for Open Mic at Moran's Italian Burger Bistro! Enjoy pizza, poetry, and make new sober friends!
If you or a loved one is pregnant and struggling with addiction or a mood or anxiety disorder, we can help. We are one of the only treatment centers with a pregnancy program to help women begin their journey into motherhood with healthy habits and the knowledge to succeed. http://wellingtonretreatpregnancy.com/ Wellington Retreat: West Palm Beach, FL 33409 | Pregnancy ProgramWellington Retreat provides pregnancy programs for women struggling with addiction or psychological disorders across the nation from West Palm Beach, Florida. Click or visit us today.
Join us tonight at Moran's Italian Burger Bistro in Lake Worth for Open Mic Night. Come enjoy delicious brick oven pizza and meet new people in the recovery community!
Relax... don't do it! Check out these songs that you may not have realized have anti-drug messages. http://www.thefix.com/content/7-songs-explicitly-anti-drug-messages 7 Songs With Explicitly Anti-Drug Messages | The FixRelax... don't do it! These songs go against the druggy image of the hedonistic music industry, advocating self-control or abstinence instead of excess.
Why are some people able to quit smoking so easily, yet it feels impossible for others? http://wellingtonretreat.com/blog/2014/06/brains-reward-system-affects-efforts-quit-smoking/Brain’s Reward System Affects Efforts to Quit Smoking - Wellington RetreatSome can quit smoking cigarettes, while others just can’t—no matter what method they try or how much money they are offered.
No plans for tomorrow night? Check out Open Mic Night at Moran's Italian Burger Bistro in Lake Worth. Enjoy delicious Italian food and make new friends in the recovery community!
Can you really be addicted to food? http://wellingtonretreat.com/blog/2014/06/food-addiction-real/Is Food Addiction Real? - Wellington RetreatSome women report that they have food cravings even if they have just recently eaten, which is a symptom of possible food addiction.
If you or a loved one is in need of treatment, we are here to help. We are the only facility in Florida owned and operated by an addiction psychiatrist. Call or message us to discuss your options.
We're so sorry to hear about the tragic and sudden loss of Robin Williams. In addition to making us laugh (and cry) for almost 40 years, Williams sadly battled alcoholism, cocaine abuse, bipolar disorder and depression. His lightness, flash-quick wit, pure comic genius and contagious smile will be missed by so many. If you or a loved one is fighting a similar battle, we will leave you with some words of wisdom from Mr. Williams himself: "You can't [deal with it on your own]. That's the bottom line. You really think you can, then you realize, I need help, and that's the word ... It's hard admitting it, then once you've done that, it's real easy."
They may have been cool, popular and part of the “in-crowd” in high school, but research shows that these people often have more problems as adults. http://wellingtonretreat.com/blog/2014/06/cool-adolescence-may-lead-problems-adult/Being Cool in Adolescence May Lead to Problems as an Adult - Wellington RetreatTeens who try being cool in early adolescence were more likely than their peers who weren’t seen as cool to experience a range of problems in early adulthood.
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