How Does Addiction Disrupt and Destroy Families?

Addiction is known as a family disease that can disrupt and sadly, destroy the nuclear family unit. Substance abuse and alcoholism are the results of a multi-dimensional problem often including genetic, environmental, physical, mental and emotional issues. The relationship between the family and the addict can be understood in the [...]

2018-02-26T16:42:06+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Addiction|

Addiction: Four Things Family Members Need to Know

Addiction affects families, not just addicts and alcoholics. As a family member of an addicted person, you are faced with a host of unpleasant situations and emotions. Here are four things to remember. You are not the reason that your loved one abuses substances, regardless of how much the addict [...]

2018-01-30T01:37:54+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Addiction|

Understanding Addiction and What it Takes to Recover

Are you lost in addiction to a substance or harmful behavior?  It can be a lonely place.  Few understand.  How can they?  Sometimes, addicts, themselves, don't understand their behavior any better than anybody else.  There is no valid reason for doing some of the things an addict does.  There is no logic for continually making decisions [...]

2018-01-30T01:46:13+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Addiction|

West Palm Beach Drug Rehab | Most Common Addictions

While the major focus in the country right now is the rise in the addiction to heroin, there are many “common” substances that can lead to addiction. Let’s take a look at some of the most common substances that can cause addiction and may result in needing to go to [...]

2017-12-28T20:10:33+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Addiction, Blog|

Addiction Treatment Facilities | How Does Addiction Affect My Family?

Addiction affects more than just you. While the physical and mental changes that go along with addiction might only be happening to your body, that doesn’t mean that it only has an impact on you. Many times, the results of those changes have a direct impact on your friends and [...]

2017-12-27T21:29:39+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Addiction, Blog|

West Palm Beach Drug Rehab | What Are Narcotics?

A narcotic is a drug or other substance affecting mood or behavior and sold for nonmedical purposes, especially an illegal one. A narcotic can be a drug that was actually prescribed legally but is being used illegally. Narcotics can be highly dangerous if there are abused or not used in [...]

2017-12-19T20:41:11+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Addiction, Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Prescription Drugs|

Palm Beach Treatment Center | What Is an Opioid?

Over the years, the opioid epidemic has hit an all-time high. About 20,000 people die from opioid overdose every year. Let’s take a look at what opioids are and why misusing them can be dangerous from your Palm Beach treatment center. What Is an Opioid? An opioid is a synthetic [...]

2017-12-14T16:04:20+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Addiction, Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Prescription Drugs|

Palm Beach Rehabilitation Center | How Does Addiction Affect My Body?

Drugs are chemicals. Whether they are obtained legally via a prescription from a doctor, or on the street, by definition a drug is a chemical that is made to affect the body in some way. Some drugs can even change a person's body and brain in ways that last long [...]

2017-12-08T16:08:32+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Addiction|

Recovery Center in Florida | What Are the Common Signs of Addiction?

Have you found yourself acting different lately? Maybe you find your daily habits changing or you find yourself pulling away from family and friends. You could just be going through some changes, or you could be suffering from addiction. There are some common signs and symptoms of addiction and you [...]

2017-12-07T15:31:28+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Addiction, Recovery|

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

You may have an instinct or suspicion that your loved one is abusing alcohol or drugs. Addiction to substances certainly comes with symptoms that can be noticeable when you know what to look for. Those who are addicted typically attempt to cover up what they are doing, mostly due to [...]

2017-11-04T20:11:51+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction|