Most of us either know someone who is battling with a mental health and/or addiction problem—or, at some point in our lives, had to deal with one ourselves. Often, though, we are apt to keep it a secret: the stigma of mental health and addiction disorders is still strong and can affect a person’s life.. read more →

Here are a few lines from one of the most popular and influential books of all time on drug and alcohol recovery: Some will be willing to term themselves “problem drinkers” but cannot endure the suggestion that they are in fact mentally ill. Sanity is defined as “soundness of mind”. Yet no alcoholic [or addict],.. read more →

Alcoholism and drug addiction have long been seen by the medical community as a mental health issue. Most doctors agree that addiction is a disease. Addiction may not show up on an x-ray or a brain scan, but it is there in a physical form, just as surely. Therefore, the best way to treat alcoholism.. read more →

Synthetic drug abuse in on the rise, and the effects of a drug called “flakka” have already taken a heavy toll on several communities in South Florida, one being Broward County. According to a recent WSJ article, there have been 29 reported deaths from flakka drug abuse in the past year in Broward, and the.. read more →

It’s important for parents of teens and young adults, as well as school counselors and therapists, to be aware of new drugs that are becoming popular in our communities. We are always on the lookout for new drug trends that could potentially affect our friends and loved ones. Recently, we have seen an increased activity.. read more →

We are very proud to announce a new monthly meeting series for alumni of Cornerstone Recover Center. The journey to remain sober does not end once you successfully complete treatment and neither does our support. We are offering relapse prevention and maintenance support through our new monthly meetings, which will be held for alumni during.. read more →

We had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Stephen Sawyer and his wife, Cynthia, on January 6th. Both the staff and clients were very excited to have them at Cornerstone Recovery Center. I had the privilege of meeting Stephen at a National Christian Counseling Conference in Nashville, TN, and I was moved by his artwork, particularly.. read more →

If drugs or alcohol have become a problem and you realize that you need help to stop taking drugs or drinking alcohol, you have choices in the type of rehabilitation or recovery center that will work best for you. Some of the key factors that you should first look for are the program accreditation and.. read more →

We are excited to continue our monthly Family Night event on Friday April 25, 2014, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.  Parents, family members and friends of Cornerstone’s clients are invited to attend a process group and discussion of issues facing parents of addicts with our alcohol and drug addiction therapist, Barbara Hernandez, MS, LMHC. The event.. read more →

Last month, we were proud to host the first monthly Family Night at our Ft. Lauderdale drug rehab facility. Family Night provides a chance for friends and family members to participate in the recovery process of their loved ones as well as learn about the addiction treatment center and meet some of the staff. Barbara.. read more →