An Open Letter About Mental Health and the Importance of Self-Care

To the community struggling with mental health, you are not alone. With things being what they are in this world, we are all facing new challenges and obstacles in terms of our journey in self-care. In the midst of a time when we are encouraged to limit our social contact, it can be hard to…

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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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Trust Your Higher Power and Trust the Process

By: Jessica L., Transformations Alumna Hi! I’m so grateful to be able to share the success I’ve had maintaining my sobriety. May 29, 2020, I celebrated five years of clean time! As Charles Dickens would say, these past five years have been “the best of times and the worst of times.” The first year of…

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Michael’s Movie Pick – “Beautiful Boy”

Hey guys! One of my favorite things to do is watch movies – and because of how hot and rainy and it’s been down here in South Florida, I have been indulging in this form of entertainment a little more than usual. You might have seen my “workout of the month” in our last issue,…

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Adapting to a Pandemic: A Glimpse into the Experience of Radical Change

By Jamie Salsberg, LCSW, CAP, EMDR, Transformations Clinical Director Despite having gone through treatment, being in recovery for many years, and now serving as clinical director I still often struggle at times to help loved ones understand what an alcoholic or addict goes through upon entering treatment.  Loved ones often find it particularly challenging to empathize…

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Cinnamon Roll Waffles

Fun Fact: “In the United States, Waffle Day is celebrated on August 24. The unofficial holiday commemorates the day in 1869 when the first waffle iron was patented.” …Good enough reason for me to make waffles this month! I hope that you guys enjoy this recipe as much as I did and I hope that…

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Alumni Spotlight: Nathan M.

By: Nathan M., Transformations alumnus It feels like just yesterday I was walking down the jetway to board a plane headed to South Florida. It became so real, right there at that moment, that I was embarking on a new path with a sliver of hope that somehow I could get my life back. I…

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Lessons from the Sea: Shipwrecked

The S.S. Inchulva rests about 500 feet off the south end of Delray Beach public park. Often called the Delray Wreck, the ship went down in front of the beach on Sept 11th, 1903 in a strong hurricane. The S.S. Inchulva lost helm control and was grounded as it wasn’t able to see the shoreline….

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Summer Workout

Summer is undoubtedly here, and I don’t know about you guys but I like to keep my shirt off as much as possible in the Florida heat. That’s why I make sure I get a good core workout in a few times a week so I feel more confident when I’m hitting the beach!

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