Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Psalm 39v11-My loved ones and friends stay away, fearing my disease.Even my own family stands at a distance. 

Step 2 -Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

Addiction has an intentional and deliberate plan to get you alone and then isolated. Once in isolation addiction sucks every ounce of love joy and hope out of you. Desperation moves in and we will do things we never thought we would do, that includes lying, stealing and hurting the only people in the world who care for us more than life itself. They distance themselves for self-preservation hiding under the disguise of enabling. We cannot hold it against them because that just adds to the insanity of our own lives. Never stop loving them and if at all possible leave them alone until you find God and find freedom! Scripture teaches us Love tears down all strongholds. Loved ones of those struggling, Love them unconditionally without feeding the addiction.They need you whether you realize that or not. Forget and forgive what they have done no matter how much it hurts. They are weak, broken and lost so you must be there Lighthouse in the storm. Jesus Christ loved and forgave the very people who beat Him and then murdered Him. Right now your loved one is trapped in a self-made prison that has doors that are unlocked they just can't find them. Be patient pray constantly never give up and never lose hope.Your day their day will come! 

Proverbs 17:17 -Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers all wrongs.

By Joseph Dickerson/Recovery Connections 
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4 Years Ago, Reawakening Wellness Center opened its doors with the hopes of helping thousands of loved ones who are battling with the terrible disease of addiction. We are so proud to say that with over a 95% success rate of patients completing detox we have and continue to exceed all of our expectations. Our staff has become family and our family is ALWAYS here for you and your family.
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Reawakenings Wellness Center is an addiction treatment center with some of the highest accreditations one can achieve in the field, from the Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and Florida Department of Children and Families.

Reawakenings is located on a serene lakefront property, in beautiful Miramar Florida.
Our facility provides a multifaceted, individualized care for detox, inpatient and outpatient accommodations. We promote a holistic treatment approach by providing, art therapy, music therapy, yoga, nutrition, fitness activities, and spirituality, while also providing clinical therapy, EMDR trauma therapy, and community meetings.

It is our belief that the spiritual, physical, social and emotional aspects of addiction need to be addressed to begin the healing process and to facilitate future recovery. At Reawakenings we want our clients to be comfortable during a difficult time.

Welcome Phil Diaz, Executive Director, Dual Diagnosis
 Our Director of Dual Diagnosis, Phil Diaz, M.S.W, has over 30 years of experience working with dual diagnosis patients. Phil is the co-author of five books:
  • Healing Trauma through Self-Parenting: The Codependency Connection
  • The Lowdown on Families Who Get High
  • 12 Steps to Self-Parenting
  • 12 Steps to Self-Parenting Workbook: Windows to Your Inner Child
  • Breaking the Cycle of Addiction: A Parents Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

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12 Steps Revealed: Questions. The 29 Most Commonly Asked Questions About All Types of Addiction is the first in the 12 Steps Revealed series. This series goes beyond 12 step recovery. It’s goal, says authors Indian Bob and Scott Vogel, is to help addicts, the family, friends and those dealing with addicts or anyone suffering or struggling with the disease of addiction, get from day one of recovery to a stable place in recovery.
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I've got my daughter back

My nightmare began when my beautiful daughter, my baby girl, started taking a drug prescribed by a doctor. I guess after some time the prescription wasn't strong enough to satisfy so she turned to other various drugs. My beautiful daughter was being taken hostage by this terrible demon.

As a father I tied to confront and to fix the issue but I probably made things worse. Soon my daughter hated me and wanted nothing to do with me. It was the worst feeling that I have ever had. It was the most helpless feeling that I have ever experienced. 

My pastor explained that it was a spiritual battle and she would have to hit rock bottom before she would get help. I prayed the hardest prayer, "God do whatever it takes."  I wanted my daughter and my grandchildren back.

Finally I got a call. It was 2:30 in the morning. I was expecting the call to be worse. I was relieved that she was calling from jail, not the hospital. My pastor had told me about Teen Challenge and helped Summer apply. She was quickly accepted.

In two weeks Summer was at Teen Challenge. What I have seen in her life is all my prayers answered and more! Never did I expect the transformation that we have experienced. I have my daughter back, the kids have their mother back and God is at the center of it all.

Since she graduated she's lived with us and is taking classes. This girl is on fire for God and wants to help so many. Thank you to all who support Teen Challenge, you've given me my family back.

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