/Drug Addiction

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 [...]

2018-07-08T01:52:18+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|

Teen Drug Abuse and Alcohol Abuse Has Gone Down

The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse conducts an annual survey with 45,000 teenagers ages 14-18 across the country in public and private schools. The results for 2016 uncovered remarkable numbers. Teen drug abuse is at its lowest level in decades. 37 percent of high school seniors reported being drunk [...]

2017-10-23T18:06:18+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

Florida Rehab Centers for Drug Addiction

Florida Rehab Centers for Drug Addiction Drug and alcohol addiction is affecting millions of people in the country. Florida rehab centers are available to help work with the complex issue of substance abuse. There are many questions involved in tackling this epidemic. Each person has their own journey through addiction [...]

2017-09-11T21:22:14+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Florida Rehabs for Addiction

Florida Rehabs for Addiction Heroin and opiates are being abused by millions of Americans each day. Heroin creates a feeling of euphoria for the user (a high), but also surpasses the functions of the nervous system that control heart rate and respiration. Users run the risk of overdosing every time [...]

2017-09-05T20:52:02+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Drug Rehab in Florida | Fentanyl Abuse

Drug Rehab in Florida | Fentanyl Abuse One dangerous and powerful drug that our drug rehab in Florida is seeing is fentanyl. It is one of the strongest prescription opiates available, nearly 50 times stronger than morphine. It is prescribed for surgery recovery and cancer patients. In can come in [...]

2017-09-05T14:51:56+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Drug Addiction, Drug Information|