18 06, 2021

Rapid Opiate Detox: Is It Safe?

By |2021-11-15T16:22:21+00:00June 18, 2021|Opioids|Comments Off on Rapid Opiate Detox: Is It Safe?

Rapid opiate detox centers may claim to be a quick and easy way to recover from addiction. Fast opiate detox sounds appealing, but industry professionals believe recovery is a process that should not be expedited. Detox is one step in the recovery process. A successful detox sets the foundation for [...]

26 03, 2020

Common Treatment Components Used in an Inpatient Rehab Program

By |2020-03-26T18:57:48+00:00March 26, 2020|Benzodiazepines, Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Common Treatment Components Used in an Inpatient Rehab Program

Inpatient programs at a rehab center in South Florida are tailored to fit your needs, situation, and level of addiction. The type of therapies, treatment methods, and other components in your program will be based on the results of your initial clinical assessment. Doing this will help determine what approach [...]

21 02, 2020

Drug Rehab South Florida | 5 Long-Term Effects of Drugs on Your Body

By |2021-11-04T19:26:49+00:00February 21, 2020|Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Drug Rehab South Florida | 5 Long-Term Effects of Drugs on Your Body

Continued drug abuse and addiction can not only cause harm to your mental health, but it can also your physical health. The good news is you can seek help today at a drug rehab South Florida. But it’s important to consider these 5 long-term effects of drugs on your body. [...]

27 08, 2019

Why is an Effective Opioid Addiction Medication being Restricted?

By |2021-11-15T17:53:51+00:00August 27, 2019|Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Why is an Effective Opioid Addiction Medication being Restricted?

Buprenorphine, found in the popular drug Suboxone, has been proven to be effective for opioid addiction treatment. So why is it increasingly harder to get? Doctors and pharmacists alike run into problems when prescribing the drug for opioid addiction treatment. Restriction on both doctors and pharmacies keep the drug hard [...]

27 06, 2019

Are We Overlooking Solutions to the Opioid Crisis?

By |2021-11-15T17:11:49+00:00June 27, 2019|Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Are We Overlooking Solutions to the Opioid Crisis?

Recently, the President’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) published a report on the underestimated cost of the opioid crisis in America. Curbing illicit drug trafficking, reducing over-prescription by doctors, and cracking down on drug distributors are all major focus points of the report. While these are all good intentions, there [...]

28 04, 2019

Arrests, Lawsuits, and Taxation: The Latest in the Opioid Crisis

By |2021-11-15T17:12:11+00:00April 28, 2019|Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Arrests, Lawsuits, and Taxation: The Latest in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis in America continues to claim thousands of lives year after year.  Doctors have the enormously challenging task of prescribing opioid medication effectively and responsibly. Drug manufacturers also hold the responsibility for how their potentially dangerous product is distributed. Recently, both medical professionals and prescription drug makers and [...]

20 04, 2019

Methadone vs. Suboxone

By |2019-04-20T00:29:16+00:00April 20, 2019|Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on 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 [...]

10 04, 2019

Suboxone Addiction

By |2021-11-04T19:27:53+00:00April 10, 2019|Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Suboxone Addiction

The drug Suboxone is designed to help opioid addicts stop using drugs by tapering them off gradually. Opioid drugs like heroin, morphine, and pain relievers like hydrocodone and oxycodone are incredibly addictive and cannot be stopped cold turkey. Suboxone works to stop opioid addiction, but not become addictive itself.  The [...]

29 01, 2019

Deadly Combinations: How Benzos are Overlooked in the Opioid Crisis

By |2021-11-04T19:27:56+00:00January 29, 2019|Benzodiazepines, Drug Rehab, Opioids|Comments Off on Deadly Combinations: How Benzos are Overlooked in the Opioid Crisis

Benzodiazepines are a class of sedatives used to treat anxiety and/or insomnia. The most popular benzo on the market is Xanax, which has over 50 million prescriptions written each year in the U.S. Many Americans see benzos as socially acceptable and as a helpful way to treat anxiety. An overlooked [...]