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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|

Palm Beach Treatment Center | What Is an Opioid?

Over the years, the opioid epidemic has hit an all-time high. About 20,000 people die from opioid overdose every year. Let’s take a look at what opioids are and why misusing them can be dangerous from your Palm Beach treatment center. What Is an Opioid? An opioid is a synthetic [...]

2017-12-14T16:04:20+00:00 December 14th, 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|

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|

Florida Recovery Center | Addressing Opiate Addiction

Addressing Opiate Addiction The need for a Florida recovery center is currently at an all time high due to the heroin problem in the United States. Heroin related overdose deaths have quadrupled since 2010. Many begin (estimated three out of four) abusing prescription opiate medication before turning to heroin. Medical [...]

2017-09-01T14:52:22+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Drug Information, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

10 Signs of Heroin Addiction

[su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Kw84CGp-B4" autoplay="yes"] Do you suspect a loved one might be abusing heroin, or even have a full-blown addiction? Keep reading to learn more about the various signs of heroin addiction. The heroin epidemic is currently sweeping this country, and it is affecting everyone in some fashion. If you are [...]

2017-08-22T16:25:38+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Drug Information|

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|

Suboxone for Heroin Addiction

In 2002, the FDA approved the use of the Suboxone for heroin addiction. Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine has numerous advantages over methadone and naltrexone. As a medication-assisted treatment, it suppresses withdrawal symptoms and cravings for opioids, does not cause euphoria in the opioid-dependent patient, and it [...]

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|

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 [...]

2018-06-28T15:49:57+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|