/Prescription Drugs

The Changing Face of Drug Addiction – What Patients and the Public Need to Know About Prescription Drug Abuse

The face of drug abuse is changing rapidly, and what many see as an inner-city problem is quickly moving into the suburbs, striking at the heart of America and changing the way doctors, politicians and ordinary citizens approach the issues of drug dependency and rehabilitation. There are many factors underlying [...]

2018-06-05T19:43:12+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Prescription Drugs|

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|

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|

Suboxone Rehab in South Florida | Buprenorphine Addiction

Buprenorphine (Suboxone) has been called a miracle drug for some users to ween themselves off of harder opiates like heroin or OxyContin. But it does have its setbacks, and does have physically addicting properties. Our Suboxone rehab in South Florida is equipped to help individuals overcome this dependence and live [...]

2017-08-15T20:03:27+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Prescription Drugs|

Xanax Addiction Help – Withdrawal Symptoms

Daily benzodiazepine use and abuse can also result in an addiction to benzos. Benzodiazepine withdrawal symptoms can be extremely severe, as well as potentially deadly and can often last longer than those of other drugs, such as opiates. Detoxing from benzos is more difficult than detoxing from heroin, and our [...]

Florida Xanax Rehab | Overcoming a Xanax Addiction

Xanax is a highly addictive prescription drug that can be very difficult to stop using without proper help. Keep reading to learn how our Florida Xanax rehab guides individuals through this grueling process. What is Xanax? Xanax is a benzodiazepine prescribed for treating panic disorder and anxiety. It is also [...]

Suboxone for Heroin Addiction

In 2002, the FDA approved the use of the Suboxone for heroin addiction. Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine has numerous advantages over methadone and naltrexone. As a medication-assisted treatment, it suppresses withdrawal symptoms and cravings for opioids, does not cause euphoria in the opioid-dependent patient, and it [...]

Heroin Detox Medications

The U.S. Food and Drug administration approved buprenorphine (branded drugs include Suboxone and Subutex) as heroin detox medications for the use of opioid withdrawal and as a maintenance therapy. Learn More: Introduction to the Heroin Detox Process How do heroin detox medications work? In terms of the withdrawal process, these [...]

2017-06-25T13:19:20+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs, Rehabilitation|

How to Address an Oxycodone Addiction

In this segment, we are going to discuss oxycodone addiction, how the drug affects the human body, and the various types of treatments that are available to those who may have found themselves physically dependent on the medication. Learn More: Overcome Oxycodone Addiction What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is an opioid [...]