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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|

5 Necessities to Stay in Addiction Recovery

Surrendering one’s will to use drugs and alcohol is only the beginning. After weeks of treatment focusing on how to do just that, making the effort to maintain recovery is crucial. Anyone who has been through rehabilitation realizes their addiction most likely has deep roots. Understanding personal triggers and making [...]

2017-10-25T20:35:33+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Recovery, Rehabilitation, Teen/Young Adult|

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|

Is Addiction a Disease?

For centuries, many people, including scientists and scholars, have believed addiction to be an issue of moral shortcomings. Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1940’s was the first to use the term disease when describing an alcoholic’s condition. “a chronic, often, relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite [...]

2017-10-20T18:02:48+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Addiction, Blog, Recovery|

Palm Beach Rehab for Alcohol

Palm Beach Rehab for Alcohol Alcohol abuse affect more than 17 million Americans and alcohol can easily destroy your life. Our Palm Beach rehab offers a special program specifically for those struggling with alcoholism or alcohol dependence. Alcohol abuse can increase the risk of experiencing alcohol poisoning.  The Center for [...]

2017-09-13T21:10:44+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|