15 01, 2024

Spotting and Avoiding Addiction Manipulation

By |2024-01-19T21:03:24+00:00January 15, 2024|Addiction, Alcoholism, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

If you have a friend or family member who struggles with a drug or alcohol addiction, being able to identify the signs of addiction manipulation can help address these behaviors. Recognizing manipulation tactics in people with an addiction is essential for both loved ones and the addicts themselves, as it [...]

8 01, 2024

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Its Role in Triggering Relapse

By |2024-01-10T23:54:03+00:00January 8, 2024|Addiction, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as the "winter blues" or seasonal depression, can cause feelings of sadness, loneliness, irritability, and social withdrawal. These undesirable symptoms can trigger individuals with seasonal depression to engage in risky or unusual activities that can be especially harmful to individuals in addiction recovery. What [...]

4 12, 2023

Why the Holiday Season Can Intensify Substance Abuse Issues

By |2023-12-17T21:03:37+00:00December 4, 2023|Addiction, Alcohol, Drug Rehab|0 Comments

While the holiday season is often referred to as a time for celebration and joy, it can be a triggering season for those with substance abuse issues or in recovery. This time of the year can produce a range of emotions, including stress, loneliness, and seclusion, which can lead individuals [...]

13 11, 2023

Are ED Pills Really Addictive?

By |2023-12-06T22:27:58+00:00November 13, 2023|Addiction, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

Erectile dysfunction (ED) pills, such as Viagra and Cialis, are not known for being addictive medications. Addiction is when someone has an uncontrollable need to use a substance, often accompanied by a psychological or physical dependence. While ED pills do not cause users to become physically dependent, some men might [...]

6 11, 2023

Understanding How Long Cocaine Stays in Your Body

By |2023-11-14T19:46:57+00:00November 6, 2023|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Stimulants|0 Comments

Cocaine can be detectable in the body for different lengths of time depending on several factors. The duration it stays in your system depends on the amount consumed, administration method, the type of drug test used, and individual factors like metabolism, body mass, age, hydration level, and overall health. The [...]

30 10, 2023

Unraveling the Ties Between Trauma and Addiction in Veterans and First Responders

By |2023-10-30T22:00:35+00:00October 30, 2023|Addiction, First Responders, Veterans|0 Comments

First responders and veterans face a myriad of traumatic experiences while on duty, further contributing to the risk of substance use disorders (SUDs) and mental health issues in the military and emergency response. The tie between trauma and addiction is a product of the emotional dysfunction linked to traumatic incidents [...]

16 10, 2023

How Fitness Programs Are Revolutionizing Addiction Recovery

By |2023-10-27T02:07:17+00:00October 16, 2023|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

Addiction recovery is a multifaceted journey beyond rehab treatment and relapse prevention. Sobriety is a process that encompasses physical healing, mental and emotional resilience, and rebuilding your social life. The interplay between fitness and addiction recovery has proven effective in facilitating holistic healing and helping those struggling with substance abuse. [...]

9 10, 2023

Kratom: Herbal Solution or Risk of Addiction?

By |2023-10-18T20:57:40+00:00October 9, 2023|Addiction, Antidepressants, Opioids, Stimulants|0 Comments

Kratom is an herbal remedy popular for self-treating mental health conditions like depression and anxiety, chronic pain,  and opioid use disorder and withdrawal. While the effects of kratom can be medicinal, they can potentially contribute to the development of misuse and addiction. What is Kratom? Kratom comes from Mitragyna speciosa, [...]

4 09, 2023

West Palm Beach’s Rock Recovery Center: Transforming Lives with Proven Drug and Alcohol Programs

By |2023-09-07T16:49:21+00:00September 4, 2023|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

For many, addiction is a chronic struggle that disrupts every aspect of their lives. The destructive cycle of substance abuse not only has physical consequences but also affects the individual's mental, emotional, and social well-being. At Rock Recovery Center, our drug and alcohol rehab programs are a beacon of hope [...]

8 05, 2023

Preventing Suicide for Active Military Members & Veterans

By |2023-05-09T16:41:18+00:00May 8, 2023|Active Military Members, Addiction, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Suicide among active military personnel and veterans is a serious ongoing problem that the Department of Defense and other agencies are working to address. Suicide is considered a "wicked problem." Wicked does not mean evil; it means a problem with many interconnected issues and multiple layers, the solution to which [...]

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