/Drug Addiction

Are You Protecting Your Loved One — or Enabling Them?

The anguish that an addict's family feels watching their loved one spiral into dependency is second only to the anguish of the struggling addict himself. During this difficult time of searching for an effective treatment and hoping that you can get help in time, however, you could inadvertently be enabling [...]

2018-02-14T18:04:20+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Drug Addiction|

How Stress Can Lead to Relapse in Addicts

New research conducted by Brown University could be the key to improved methods used to treat recovering addicts.  This research has identified that region of the brain where the neural process occurs which can lead to a relapse.  Finding ways to block a crucial step in this neural process [...]

2018-02-14T18:14:54+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction|

10 Proven Habits for Staying Sober During Recovery and Beyond

Getting sober is hard. Each person's journey out of addiction is unique. Choosing not to take another drink or use drugs one more time happens in moments, some of which are tougher than others. The following ten proven habits can ease the transition into staying sober during your initial recovery [...]

2018-01-30T01:36:32+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction|

Recovery Center in Florida | Effects of Heroin

Heroin has become increasingly more popular over the years as the opioid epidemic has continued to grow. Most people that find themselves using heroin actually started with painkillers. Many people who are/were addicted to painkillers switched to heroin because it is cheaper and easier to get while having the same [...]

2017-12-29T21:07:23+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information|

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|

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|

Drug Overdoses are Increasing in America

Why are more people overdosing on drugs?  It happens to be the number one killer of Americans under the age of 50.  Most of the overdoses are from taking opioids, prescribed painkillers or heroin.   Heroin is being laced with fentanyl, which increases the risk for overdose. Drug users are typically [...]

2017-11-03T20:05:58+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|

Three Small Steps to Stop Child Drug Use

You know your teen or young adult is using drugs or alcohol. You may feel completely overwhelmed, even hopeless.  How will you help him?  Even with your rules in place and all of your love, your child is not responding to your pleas. 1. Use Your Power For Good Take [...]

2017-11-02T19:56:22+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

Addiction During Pregnancy

Choosing to stop drug abuse because of a newly discovered pregnancy is obviously a sound decision. For expecting mothers this process requires the help of a willing physician. Whether one believes addiction is a moral failing or a disease makes a difference in how these moms-to-be are treated. Currently, many [...]

2017-10-28T16:49:27+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|