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, [...]

18 09, 2023

Animal Tranquilizer Xylazine and Fentanyl: The Lethal Mix Gaining Ground on the Streets

By |2023-09-27T02:56:45+00:00September 18, 2023|Opioids|0 Comments

The combination of the animal tranquilizer xylazine and the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl has been in high demand in illicit drug supplies on the streets. When mixed, fentanyl and xylazine amplify the effects of one another, increasing the chances of overdose and death. The Rising Concern of Xylazine and Fentanyl [...]

17 04, 2023

The Misuse of Prescription Drugs in the Military and Its Impact on Service Members

By |2023-04-06T19:11:06+00:00April 17, 2023|Active Military Members, Addiction, Antidepressants, Mental Health, Opioids|0 Comments

The environment for military service members can vary depending on many factors, such as their branch of service, job specialty, location, and deployment status. Military service can be psychologically demanding and taxing for members and their mental health. Service members commonly struggle to balance their mental and physical health with [...]

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 [...]

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