COVID-19

Transformations COVID-19 Awareness and Information

As we all know, the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation has been changing almost on a daily basis and if you’re like us, you’ve been trying to keep up with the new information as it comes out. The safety and wellness of our clients and staff is always our main concern, so we wanted to keep you updated on the precautions we are taking at all our facilities, including our residences.

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Looking Back

By: Mike Murphy, Transformations Manager of Alumni Services Recently a very close friend of mine decided to waive the white flag of surrender and get sober. As I type this, he is currently at a detox facility. And while I am so excited that he finally decided to make this move, it has also brought…

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Lessons I’ve Learned in Recovery: Part 1

By: Lisa Blomgren, Transformations Alumni Coordinator Lesson 1: Someone Else’s Recovery Does Not Have to Be Mine When I first got sober, I would fluctuate through periods of being very proud of myself and then comparing myself and my recovery journey to others. When walking to work in the blazing hot Florida sun, I saw…

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What Is MDMA Poisoning, and Is It Treatable

What Is MDMA Poisoning, and Is It Treatable?

Certain drugs, such as MDMA or ecstasy, have become increasingly popular and are commonly referred to as club drugs. They’re mostly used at bars, parties and dance clubs and cause a high state of euphoria. Despite the widespread use of MDMA among young adults, it’s not a safe drug to take and can lead to…

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New Beginnings. Kind Of.

By: Michael Murphy, Manager of Alumni Services Ahhh yes. “New Beginnings.” One of the many phrases we will hear routinely in recovery. Especially in early recovery. And why not? I think I can speak on behalf of most people in our situation, that suddenly life becomes full of firsts and new beginnings. After all, life…

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Families Beyond the Badges

By: Joey R., Transformations Alumnus On November 14, 2018, something happened in Delray Beach, Florida. Transformations Treatment Center jumped in to assist a police veteran that lost his way or rather fell in the proverbial hole. The officer, a retired police sergeant suffering from PTSD and began to drink to suppress the forces of evil….

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Bill W. (2012) Documentary

Bill W. (2012) documentary Many of us have read the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and are very familiar with the story of Bill W., but there is so much more to the AA movement than originally published in those 575 pages. There is also something special about being able to see the actual footage and listen to the…

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Remembering to Breathe

By: Keith Berger, Coordinator of Family Integrated Services at Transformations Treatment Center

 

Breathe. 

It’s the first thing we do when we get here and begin our human experience.  One deep breath – inhale, exhale – and we’re off

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Andy’s Bibimbap

BULGOGI ½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce ⅓ cup finely grated Asian pear with juices 2 scallions, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon raw or brown sugar 2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger 1 pound thinly sliced (⅛-inch) boneless beef rib-eye steak or short ribs 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, divided 8 cups steamed sushi…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Response and Updates for Clients, Families, and Referents Read More