Should America Decriminalize Drugs? | Addiction Treatment Florida

There has been a long standing debate in America on whether or not it should consider the move to decriminalize drugs rather than penalize drug users and those who possess small amounts. Keep reading to learn more about the results other countries have experienced after implementing these types of policies. [...]

2017-07-11T15:25:33+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, News|

Making the Decision to Get Sober | Florida Alcohol Rehab

If you ask 100 alcoholics why they decided to get sober, you are guaranteed get 100 different answers. When we decide to get sober, we make the commitment to change our lives for the better. The alternative for many of us suffering from alcoholism and addiction is not very appealing. [...]

2017-07-11T02:58:44+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Alcohol Addiction, Detox, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Choosing an Inpatient Addiction Rehab

Substance abuse and drug addiction are complex issues and choosing the right inpatient addiction rehab is a big decision. For many, drug or alcohol addiction is a chronic struggle, and relapses occur even after long periods of sobriety. Some people might be able to break a cycle of addiction on [...]

2017-07-06T02:04:59+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

The different types of Heroin Treatment | South Florida Drug Rehab

Every day, people who use heroin attempt to quit using the drug on their own without seeking heroin treatment. Few however, succeed, and end up relapsing as a result due to the powerful, addictive nature of this dangerous opiate. Learn More: Intro to Heroin Detox Simply put, heroin addiction is [...]

2017-06-30T16:19:11+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Medication Assisted Heroin Addiction Treatment | Florida Drug Rehab

A variety of effective treatments are available for heroin addiction, including both behavioral and pharmacological (medications). Both approaches help to restore a degree of normalcy to brain function and behavior, resulting in increased employment rates and lower risk of HIV and other diseases and criminal behavior. Although behavioral and medication-assisted [...]

2017-06-29T15:24:02+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Heroin Detox Symptoms | What to Look For

While heroin detox symptoms are not lethal, they can be quite unpleasant and can trigger a relapse. That is why it is crucial to endure this period if one is determined to quit abusing the drug. Read More: Heroin Detox Medications Withdrawal often brings the following heroin detox symptoms anxiety [...]

2017-06-25T13:41:38+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

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|

The process of heroin detox | Introduction

Heroin detox is a very difficult process to endure for many. This country is currently engulfed in a heroin epidemic, as millions of people are abusing the drug. Heroin is an opiate drug that suppresses some of the functions of the central nervous system, like heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, [...]

2017-06-25T12:58:18+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, 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 [...]

Seeking Treatment for Oxycodone Addiction

Many Americans have developed an oxycodone addiction - or at bare minimum, a dependency, on the prescription pain medication. If you think you or a loved one may be struggling with oxycodone addiction, read on to help in determining what the best course of action may be in order to [...]