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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|

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|

West Palm Beach Drug Rehab | Addressing Overdose

Addressing Overdose August 31st has been made “International Overdose Awareness Day” to help shed light to the alarmingly increasing rate of drug overdoses that have been devastating this country, as well as others. The United States accounts for one quarter of the world’s premature drug related deaths, and that number [...]

2017-08-31T13:42:16+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Drug Addiction|

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|