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How Low Self-Esteem Can Affect Your Mental Health

When we have healthy self-esteem, we tend to feel confident about ourselves and life in general. It allows us to better deal with challenges in life. But when we have low self-esteem, we tend to see ourselves and our life from a negative perspective. This affects the way we process [...]

2020-08-14T19:00:39+00:00 August 14th, 2020|Alcohol Addiction, Blog|

How is COVID-19 Disrupting Addiction Treatment?

Drug rehab centers in Florida and across America are closing due to financial difficulty during this pandemic. Because of this, people suffering from addiction have fewer opportunities to seek treatment. Aside from this, COVID-19 has disrupted addiction treatment in many other ways. In this article, we will discuss how this pandemic [...]

2020-08-07T20:23:20+00:00 August 7th, 2020|Addiction, Blog|

Drug Rehab Centers in Florida | Common Misconceptions about Going to Rehab

Only 10% of the 23 million people living with substance use disorder are getting the proper treatment that they need. Among the reasons why only a few people get treatment is because of the stigma associated with entering drug rehab centers in Florida and how the media depicts addicted individuals. [...]

2020-02-21T19:58:02+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Addiction, Blog, Drug Addiction|

Methadone vs. Suboxone

Opiate addiction has claimed the lives of millions of people for centuries. For a long time, there were no medical treatments for addiction to drugs like morphine or heroin. Science, however, has caught up to the problem and has given us medical solutions to addiction. The two most widely used [...]

2020-02-25T16:04:07+00:00 April 20th, 2019|Blog, Controlled Substances, 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|

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|

Addiction Treatment Facilities | Understanding the Detox Process

Addictive substances change the body’s physical and psychological functioning. Your body becomes so chemically dependent on the substance that it can have negative effects on your body and brain. The first step in ridding your body of the dependence is to go through a detoxification process. This blog will discuss [...]

2017-12-08T21:32:50+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Detox|

Medication Assisted Heroin Addiction Treatment | Florida Drug Rehab

A variety of effective treatments are available for heroin addiction, including both behavioral and pharmacological (medications). Both approaches help to restore a degree of normalcy to brain function and behavior, resulting in increased employment rates and lower risk of HIV and other diseases and criminal behavior. Although behavioral and medication-assisted [...]

2019-10-23T10:00:22+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, 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|

Heroin Detox Medications

The U.S. Food and Drug administration approved buprenorphine (branded drugs include Suboxone and Subutex) as heroin detox medications for the use of opioid withdrawal and as a maintenance therapy. Learn More: Introduction to the Heroin Detox Process How do heroin detox medications work? In terms of the withdrawal process, these [...]

2017-06-25T13:19:20+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs, Rehabilitation|