/Tag:drug addiction

Recovery Center in Florida | Effects of Heroin

Heroin has become increasingly more popular over the years as the opioid epidemic has continued to grow. Most people that find themselves using heroin actually started with painkillers. Many people who are/were addicted to painkillers switched to heroin because it is cheaper and easier to get while having the same [...]

2017-12-29T21:07:23+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information|

West Palm Beach Drug Rehab | Most Common Addictions

While the major focus in the country right now is the rise in the addiction to heroin, there are many “common” substances that can lead to addiction. Let’s take a look at some of the most common substances that can cause addiction and may result in needing to go to [...]

2017-12-28T20:10:33+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Addiction, Blog|

Addiction Treatment Facilities | Which Treatment Program is Right for Me?

So you have decided to get help and go to a treatment center. That’s great! The first step is acknowledging the problem and getting help. There are many different options out there though when it comes to getting help for addiction. You might be wondering which treatment program is right [...]

2017-12-22T21:00:18+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Blog, Rehabilitation|

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 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|

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|

Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record Numbers (Data Provided)

(for full data, see attachment at end of article) Drug overdose deaths have continued with a steady increase in recent years, while the opioid crisis shifts from taking lives with painkillers like oxycodone to more lethal compounds like heroin and fentanyl, new data show. Overall, the rate of fatal overdoses [...]

2017-06-15T12:39:06+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, News, Prescription Drugs|

What is cotton fever and what causes it?

By nature, recreational substance abuse is inherently dangerous for a number of reasons. Depending on the substance in question, the direct health effects of substance abuse can be quite profound, resulting in conditions such as undernourishment, emaciation, or even any of a variety of infectious diseases. Since the effects and [...]

2017-06-09T17:37:29+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Rehabilitation|