Call Now: 1-844-843-8935 | Most Insurance Accepted

What Does Recovery Mean? Definition and Journey

Posted on September 15, 2021

We use the term “recovery” regularly. It’s even in our name. But, not everyone may understand what recovery means and what it involves. Today, we’ll help you understand how we define recovery from addiction and share some insight on the journey of addiction recovery from the Origins perspective. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services… Read On »

Dangers of Mixing Alcohol with Prescription Drugs

Posted on August 31, 2021

If you have ever mixed drinking with prescription medication use, you have likely experienced some unpleasant side effects. But, this kind of combination actually can be dangerous for a number of reasons. Before you suffer any serious health consequences from this combination, let’s look at the risks associated with alcohol and prescription or over-the-counter drug… Read On »

Expert Advice on How to Help Someone with Addiction

Posted on August 12, 2021

Knowing how to help someone with addiction doesn’t come easily. There’s no one path to recovery. But, you can find ways to begin a conversation about the harm caused by doing drugs or drinking. Today, let’s discuss a helpful approach to the subject—along with some important things to avoid. Talking to someone with an addiction… Read On »

Current Addiction Trends

Posted on July 20, 2021

When the pandemic began in early 2020, its potential impact on substance use disorders was already on the minds of many people. Now halfway through 2021, the trends emerging in SUDs is giving us a clearer picture of how the Covid era is creating a greater need for treatment. Today, let’s look at some current… Read On »

Finding the Ultimate Meaning with Lance Woodly

Posted on July 6, 2021

In this episode, we are talking with Lance Woodly. Lance is the Hanley Center Clinical Chaplain. He is also a clinical social worker and spends his life helping people.  Lance shares about his background and the path that brought him to seminary and becoming a chaplain. He shares his winding journey to find the ultimate… Read On »

Surrendering to God in a Ditch with Rick Hubbard

Posted on July 6, 2021

In this episode, we are talking with Rick Hubbard. Rick is the Executive Vice President of Professional Relations at Origins.    Rick shares about his journey from the commercial banking industry to being the Executive Vice President of Professional Relations. He shares his struggles with alcohol and drugs and finally surrendering to God.  He shares… Read On »

What Are Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms?

Posted on June 23, 2021

People planning to quit using drugs or alcohol may think of withdrawal in terms of time and type of symptoms. The time element is about how quickly symptoms will begin appearing and how long they will last. Becoming aware of the type of symptoms is really about understanding the potential severity of each one. Today,… Read On »

Is Addiction a Disease? Understanding the Roots of Substance Use

Posted on June 7, 2021

If someone asked you to name the first few diseases you can think of, you’d probably mention the most familiar ones. Heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s may be on your shortlist. If given a second chance to add more types, would addiction even come to mind? If not, it’s a good starting point for a… Read On »

Is Alcohol a Depressant?

Posted on May 21, 2021

The term “depressant” can be confusing for some people. The word’s similarity to “depression” may be to blame a bit. But, when we refer to kinds of depressants, it’s about the substances’ effect on the body. Today, we’ll talk about the common kind of depressants, alcohol, and what makes this type of substance unhealthy. Alcohol… Read On »

Staff Spotlight – Fran Marcone

Posted on May 18, 2021

Fran Marcone – Regional Vice President Professional Relations Fran Marcone is originally from Pittsburgh but has called West Palm Beach home for 20 years. After previously serving as Director of Marketing and Special Events for Hanley Center and Hanley Foundation from 2013 to 2015, she returned to the Origins family as a Professional Relations Officer… Read On »