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Drug Addiction

Florida Drug-Related Deaths: Down First Half of 2018
Written on: 08/30/2019

Drug-Related Deaths in Florida: Down First Half of 2018 According to an interim report released by the Medical Examiners Commission, the number of related drug deaths in Florida caused by opioids, declined in the first six months of 2018, compared to the first half of 2017.1   The Report Data about Opioid-Related Deaths In the […]

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The Truth About Marijuana Addiction
Written on: 07/12/2019

The Facts About Marijuana Addiction  The debate over marijuana addiction is a complex one with people claiming that you cannot become addicted to marijuana, but according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), marijuana is certainly addictive.1   Who Can Become Addicted […]

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How to Support Someone in Recovery
Written on: 07/01/2019

Supporting a Loved One in Recovery    Addiction does not discriminate. It affects people of all ages, genders, and different backgrounds, but the most important thing to remember is that there is a bright light at the end of the dark tunnel. If you currently know someone who is struggling with addiction, they need your […]

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How to Help Someone With An Addiction
Written on: 06/21/2019

The Steps in Helping a Loved One Or Friend With An Addiction  You or someone you know may be struggling with an addiction. These are times of despair and struggle where they feel lost and confused. At our South Florida drug rehab, we want you to know that you are not alone and that these […]

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Florida’s Problem with Marijuana-Impaired Driving
Written on: 06/14/2019

Marijuana-Impaired Driving Is a Problem in Florida  The increasing death toll and number of DUIs is attracting attention and Florida is beginning to understand the role that marijuana plays in vehicular accidents, impairing drivers more than you think.   The Results Are in The Data According to News Channel 8 On Your Side, marijuana was […]

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When You’re Dealing With Trauma and Substance Dependence
Written on: 11/28/2018

People who are suffering from addiction often deal with other situations. Some individuals struggle with depression along with substance abuse. Others suffer from addiction paired with an anxiety disorder. Then, there are many individuals who are dealing with trauma along with substance abuse and dependence. Trauma is the way the brain responds to a disturbing […]

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When a Family Member Shows Signs of Substance Abuse
Written on: 11/21/2018

If you have noticed any signs of substance abuse in the life of a loved one, you may be unsure of what to do. How do you handle this? Addiction is very serious. When a person is suffering from drug or alcohol abuse, it means that the individual has become dependent on that substance. As […]

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Working Towards Recovery: Facing Addiction Head-On
Written on: 11/19/2018

Many individuals are currently facing addiction. They’re dealing with the effects of drug and alcohol abuse and seeing that it’s difficult to fight against this problem alone. It’s definitely hard to overcome addiction and many families are discovering just how much life can change when substance abuse is in the picture. Thankfully, there are so […]

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Drinking and Depression: Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Written on: 11/14/2018

People develop substance addictions for various reasons. Some become addicted to the medication they were originally using to treat chronic pain. Others grow dependent on illicit drugs as a result of peer pressure. Many people become addicted to or dependent on alcohol while trying to cope with anxiety or depression. In any case, addiction is […]

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3 Major Things You Should Know About Substance Addiction
Written on: 11/09/2018

Addiction. It’s a word we hear far too often today. And it’s an illness that has attacked far too many families. Individuals from all walks of life are being affected by this problem. People are being separated from their loved ones because of it. Some people lose their jobs. Others fall into the darkness of […]

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