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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|

Heroin Addiction Help | The Dangers of Speedballing

Many Americans are now suffering with heroin addiction, or some form of opioid dependence. As addicts dive deeper into illicit drug use, many will start experimenting with mixing other drugs together. One combination that is rising in popularity is the speedball, and many who may need heroin addiction help could [...]

2017-08-18T13:31:54+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Drug Addiction, Drug Information|

Long-Term Effects of Cocaine Abuse

When you abuse cocaine, the brain starts to adapt so that the reward pathway becomes less sensitive to natural reinforcers. Circuits involved in stress become increasingly sensitive, leading to increased displeasure and negative moods when not taking the drug. These combined effects make the user more likely to focus on [...]

2017-07-20T16:27:45+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Rehabilitation|

Shipments of Cocaine in Florida Fuel Addiction

Florida has long been known as one of the biggest gateways for drugs into the United States. It’s no myth that thousands of pounds of drugs like cocaine filter through the ports of Miami and other Florida cities each year, despite ongoing attempts to end this traffic. In June 2016, [...]

2016-07-22T19:38:04+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, News|