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West Palm Beach Drug Rehab: Marijuana Use Is UP

Marijuana is currently the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. 78 million Americans have admitted using the drug during their lifetime, while 55 million have used with in the last month, more than active tobacco users who claim 36 million users. Millennials have increasingly become the largest [...]

2017-12-11T16:08:44+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Blog|

Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment: Drug History Repeats

The first drug abuse crisis in America innocently surfaced during the Civil War. Hospitals gave injured soldiers unlimited amounts of morphine for their pain. Unaware of the possibility of addiction, opioids were even sold over the counter for sleep, pain, and grief. The country was mourning the loss of thousands [...]

2017-12-11T16:02:07+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Blog|

Addiction Treatment Facilities | Understanding the Detox Process

Addictive substances change the body’s physical and psychological functioning. Your body becomes so chemically dependent on the substance that it can have negative effects on your body and brain. The first step in ridding your body of the dependence is to go through a detoxification process. This blog will discuss [...]

2017-12-08T21:32:50+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Detox|

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|

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|