Alcohol As Gateway Drug and Why It’s Dangerous

If you or your loved one is suffering from alcohol addiction, don't hesitate to seek help now at an alcohol rehab center in Florida before it's too late! A gateway drug is any substance that leads to the use of a more reliable or more potent medicine.  Alcohol is considered a gateway [...]

2020-12-24T08:30:19-05:00July 29th, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab, Marijuana|

Addiction and Delusional Disorder

Prolonged substance abuse can greatly increase the risk of delusional thinking. Drug or alcohol abuse can cause breaks from reality that can worsen over time. These delusions can cause dangerous behaviors and can lead to manipulation of others to obtain drugs. Studies have found that there is a link between [...]

2021-05-10T10:55:51-04:00July 7th, 2019|Antidepressants, Drug Rehab, Marijuana|

Delusional Thinking and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse not only negatively affects your body, but it can increase the severity of preexisting mental disorders. Delusional thinking and psychosis are among the most serious conditions made worse by alcohol abuse. Symptoms of psychosis and delusional disorders can range from paranoia to physical hallucinations. These conditions get worse [...]

2020-12-24T08:30:20-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Alcohol, Drug Rehab, Marijuana|

3 Things Teens Don’t Know About Vaping

E-cigarettes or e-cigs were originally marketed as an alternative to smoking cigarettes. However, their use among teens and young people has risen drastically. In December of last year, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams issued an advisory that said he was, “officially declaring e-cigarette use [vaping] among youth an epidemic in [...]

2020-12-24T08:30:21-05:00March 29th, 2019|Drug Rehab, Marijuana|

Daily Use of Marijuana Can Cause Psychosis

Marijuana has been a hot button issue in the U.S. for several years. So far 10 states have decriminalized it for recreational use and a growing list of others have approved it for medical treatment. The popularity of marijuana seems to be increasing at a fast rate and its use [...]

2021-05-10T10:49:43-04:00March 21st, 2019|Drug Rehab, Marijuana|

Is CBD Oil Worth the Hype?

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil and CBD products are exploding in the U.S. You probably see CBD oil and products everywhere. From your local health food store to coffee shop, there is a seemingly limitless supply.  Some claim its benefits are innumerable, treating everything from chronic pain to acne. But where the [...]

2021-05-10T10:49:01-04:00February 3rd, 2019|Benzodiazepines, Drug Rehab, Marijuana|

How Recreational Drugs Harm Your Teeth

Most people already know that street drugs are harmful to overall health. They alter brain chemistry, weaken the heart and damage the liver, among other serious health consequences. An often-overlooked side effect of drug use is damage to oral health. Illegal drug use can cause a host of issues in [...]

2020-12-24T08:30:21-05:00September 4th, 2018|Drug Rehab, Marijuana|

Mental Health And Addiction : Understanding Dual Diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is defined as a condition in which a patient is simultaneously suffering from a substance abuse problem and a mental health disorder, according to the National Alliance on the Mental Illness (NAMI). Dual diagnosis is also known as co-existing or co-occurring disorders. Debate exists [...]

2020-12-24T08:30:21-05:00May 14th, 2018|Drug Rehab, Marijuana|
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