Resource Center

Many veterans silently struggle with addiction, a tough battle made tougher by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from their time in …

The decision to enter rehab can change the course of a person’s journey towards sobriety; but what if the commitment …

Fentanyl Awareness Day serves as a crucial reminder of the escalating crisis posed by this powerful synthetic opioid. Dedicated to …

Tianeptine, also known as “gas station heroin”, is a substance with alarming opioid-like effects and claims that it improves brain …

Emerging from the fog of a difficult period in life can feel like being reborn into chaos. Recovery, whether from …

According to recent studies, about one-third of Americans deal with chronic stress, noting how stress, in particular, impacts their physical …

In the spirit of Women’s History Month, it’s crucial to spotlight an issue that profoundly affects our veterans: substance abuse. …

In the high-stakes world of professional wrestling, where physical prowess and charismatic personas capture global audiences, few stories resonate with …

January brings a wave of resolutions, with many choosing to abstain from alcohol in what’s popularly known as “Dry January.” …

Questions
   & Answers

Some Popular Questions from our Q&A Resources

In This Article: Gabapentin is safe to use as directed, but it can cause several mild to severe side effects Combining alcohol and gabapentin can increase the severity of certain side effects of both, such as drowsiness If you take gabapent…

More on this question

Many of us have a tendency to form unhealthy attachments to our emotions, and among the feelings we commonly become unhealthily attached to are our guilt, shame and self-blame. We instinctively blame ourselves for things that aren’t our fault. We …

More on this question

When we are working towards recovery, it is often after years of suffering with addictions, depression and other mental health issues. Oftentimes we’ve been struggling so long we feel fed up. We want to feel better as quickly as possible, which is…

More on this question

If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). When we use the term “rock bottom,” we’re referring to that point we reach in our addiction where we simply can’t go any …

More on this question

Rhinophyma is the medical term for “ alcoholic nose”, or “drinker’s nose.” This is a skin disorder commonly identified by a red, misshapen, bumpy nose. Due to the symptoms of rhinophyma, people often believed this condition was caused by alcoholism…

More on this question

Fear has a way of overtaking us and making such an impact on our lives that we feel there’s nothing we can do anything about it. Our fears contribute to our mental health issues such as our depression and anxiety, and they become these invisible…

More on this question

When we experience something traumatic, we are usually deeply impacted by it, and sometimes there is considerable damage done to our mental, emotional and physical health. Over time, we can become desensitized to trauma in various ways. We start…

More on this question

The belief systems we carry with us into adulthood are often formed during our childhoods. We inherit them from our families. We develop them on our own from our own experiences and unique perspectives. We adopt other people’s beliefs as our own…
 
Need More Information?
We hope you find our resource center to be an informative guide about various topics related to recovery, addiction, and mental health. If you’re ready to commit to recovery or are interested in learning more about Riverside Recovery of Tampa, please fill out the form and a staff member will be in touch promptly.