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5th Annual Alumni Holiday Giving Campaign

The “Friends of Futures” alumni program is participating in our 5th Annual Alumni Holiday Giving Campaign. This year, the alumni group has partnered with Friends of Foster Children. In Palm Beach County alone, there are over 1,600 children in foster care, and 45% are under 5. With money raised by alumni worldwide, the Florida alumni[…]

2017 Overdose Deaths Increased by 10% According to the CDC

Drug overdose deaths increased in 2017, according to the study released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In the US, over 72,000 people died of drug overdoses; 64,000 OD deaths occurred in 2016. Although the report features provisional estimates, it shows an increase in overdose deaths by almost 10 percent. In other words,[…]

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Anthony Bourdain, The Restaurant Industry & Addiction

The recent suicide of Anthony Bourdain brings to light a dark and dangerous side of the restaurant industry. Futures COO, Deja Gilbert, shared her thoughts recently – the need for more awareness about addiction in this industry. Restaurant & Hospitality Industry Addiction Statistics The accommodations and food services industry has the highest rates of illicit[…]

Sober Summer: Preventing Summer Relapse

The partying atmosphere that comes along with summer can present challenges to a recovering person. After the intensive phase at an inpatient or outpatient rehab center ends, a recovering person enters aftercare, which is largely a self-directed process. An effective aftercare plan is an essential part of recovery. The summer can be a great time[…]

Florida Attorney General Suing Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

Futures welcomed Maxine Bentzel and CBS12 to our campus to discuss Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s action to file a legal complaint against several of the country’s largest pharmaceutical companies. To provide more insight, we’ve highlighted a few key points: Tuesday’s filing was coordinated with 5 other states: Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee and[…]

A Tale of Two Mothers: Stories of Hope for Mother’s Day

Stories of Hope for Mother’s Day The powerful stories of two mothers and their children’s struggle with addiction. In honor of Mother’s Day, we want to highlight the role that mothers play in their children’s addiction recovery process. Mothers play a foundational role in the lives of their children, riding with them on the terrifying[…]