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South Florida Rehab Center | 3 Things You Should Know About Going into Rehab

Addiction has consequences, from the suffering of your physical and mental health, to losing the people you love in your life. That is why getting professional help through entering a South Florida rehab center is necessary. Going into rehab will help you deal with the physical and psychological issues related [...]

2019-10-29T15:15:18+00:00 October 29th, 2019|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Rehabilitation|

South Florida Addiction Recovery Center | 4 Things You Should Know About Staying Sober

Staying sober and drug-free is challenging, especially without professional help. That’s why it’s highly recommended to enter a South Florida addiction recovery center. Not only can the recovery center aid in overcoming your addiction, but the center can also make the process of recovering easier for you. Here are four [...]

2019-10-28T20:16:00+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction|

Do I Have a Technology Addiction?

From the toddler gripping the colorful screen of a tablet, to the teen locked in their room attached to a computer, to the adult with their eyes glued to a phone during social interactions; we are aware of the pervasiveness of technology around us. Although technology addiction is not presently in [...]

2019-08-23T15:09:00+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Addiction, News, Teen/Young Adult|

Dangerous Combinations: Energy Drinks and Alcohol

Energy drinks continue to remain very popular in the U.S. Drinks like Red Bull and Monster gross billions of dollars every year. And while their effects on health are in question, energy drinks are especially dangerous when combined with alcohol. Mixing stimulants with alcohol creates a state some call "wide [...]

2019-08-04T23:25:42+00:00 August 4th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Information, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

5 Reasons Why People Continue to Use Drugs

Why do people continue to abuse drugs and alcohol despite the negative consequences? Why would a person continue to use something that can inherently harm them? One explanation is that addiction is a consequence of falling victim to decision failures. An addicted person simply overvalues pleasure and undervalues consequences. While [...]

2019-07-22T01:01:08+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction, Recovery|

Self-Medication

The term “self-medication” has trivial and negative connotations. Many would use it as a joke about using alcohol or drugs as a coping mechanism. However, “self-medication” has become a household term that detracts from the real emotional suffering that accompanies addiction. Although the theory behind self-medication (Self Medication Hypothesis) has [...]

2019-07-14T23:50:45+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Signs of Opioid Addiction

More than 2 million Americans abuse opioid pain medication and nearly 90 people die daily from an opioid overdose. Misuse of pain medication in the U.S. is second only to marijuana use. Opioids make your brain and body think you need them for survival. They are very powerful in their [...]

2019-04-14T20:52:49+00:00 April 14th, 2019|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Recovery|

Fentanyl Patch Abuse

Fentanyl was developed as a powerful painkiller for patients who developed resistance to narcotic pain medication. It is powerful opioid that is 100 times more powerful than morphine and 50 times more potent than heroin. Fentanyl is usually prescribed to cancer patients and those with terminal, painful conditions. The drug [...]

2019-04-08T01:47:37+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|