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Criteria For Choosing the Best Rehab Center, And 10 Red Flags That Should Warn You To Stay Away

As the opioid epidemic threatens to spiral out of control, there are unethical business offering treatment programs emerging to take advantage of the people and families that are being affected. These businesses, posing as legitimate treatment centers for addiction, promise rehabilitation for those struggling with drugs and alcohol. It’s difficult to think that there are […]

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Addiction Treatment in the US: Why Aren’t More People Seeking Treatment?

The drug crisis in America is a wildfire raging out of control. Over  23 million Americans (aged 12 and over) are addicted to alcohol and other drugs according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency. More people are dying of drug overdoses than from any non-natural cause including guns, suicide and car accidents. […]

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Why you should be Careful in Selecting a Drug or Alcohol Rehab

Rehabilitation centers are where struggling addicts turn to for care.  It’s what parents count on when getting their children the help they need with substance abuse and is where long-term drug abusers get specialized treatment.  Last year alone, in Palm Beach County, there were over 4,600 overdose deaths (a number that has quadrupled in that […]

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PARENTS OF DRUG ADDICTS NEED TO KNOW

4 THINGS PARENTS OF DRUG ADDICTS NEED TO KNOW

The most tragic thing a parent can go through is discovering that their child is struggling with an addiction. Blame should not necessarily be put on the parents during this tumultuous discovery period. A child can be struggling with addiction and come from a home filled with support and love.  Parents may be ignorant when […]

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Family Member Is Abusing Drugs

What If A Family Member Is Abusing Drugs

When a family member suffers from an illness or finds themselves in a predicament we aren’t familiar with, it can be very difficult.   We feel helpless, useless and distraught that we are not able to help someone we love discover a way out.   Get Properly Educated on the Addiction The majority of our everyday […]

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Understanding The recent staggering rise of Suicides In The United States

Anthony Bourdain, the famed chef and TV star, Kate Spade, the founder of her famous fashion brand.The one thing that was common among their recent sensational news and death was depression and later suicide.   Suicide is one of the top 10 causes of death in the U.S., and the second leading cause of death […]

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Synthetic Cannabinoids

Synthetic Cannabinoids: Potential for Severe, Life-Threatening Bleeding

What are Synthetic Cannabinoids and the side effects? Drug and Substance abuse including synthetic cannabinoids or marijuana, is fast becoming an epidemic across the United States, and around the world.  The National Institute on Drug Abuse has estimated that the abuse of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs comes at a cost, roughly $700 billion annually […]

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Substance Abuse Treatment in South Florida

Find an Affordable Rehab Center Near Me – Detox of South Florida

If you’re here because you want to find an affordable rehab center for your recovery then you’ve arrived at just the right place.  Welcome to Detox of South Florida – the state’s go-to rehabilitation center that continues to set the standard in the field of addiction recovery; year after year.  Having successfully treated thousands of […]

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Group session in a drug and rehab center

Musings of an old Timer – Changing Attitudes about Addiction Treatment

Should we Control our behavior or Change who we are? Past generations attempted to equip clients with motivational tools to help them see the futility in attempting to “control” their addictions. These tools were usually educational- medical with enough spiritual concepts & teaching to enable peoples to properly design & implement a “program”. Originally a […]

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My take on Trump’s plan for Opioid crisis

In March 2018, President Donald Trump unveiled his plan for dealing with the opioid crisis. Like his predecessor, he began his campaign with a study to examine the extent of the problem. President Trump is quoted as saying, “Failure is not an option. Addiction is not our future.” Trump’s Plan for Opioid Crisis In a […]

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