Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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March 31, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Overtown in Miami Dade-County Facing Heroin Drug Problem

Miami Dade County did not welcome the 2017 New Year too great, as opioid overdoses became more frequent in the past few years, and as a result more and more lives are taken away by prescription drug addiction and abuse. As of right now, … Continue reading

March 30, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Excess Alcohol Can Lead To Long Term High Blood Pressure

Unhealthy high levels of blood pressure can be caused by a bad habit of excessive alcohol consumption, particularly from continuous binge drinking. To safely lower blood pressure to healthy levels, it’s important for drinkers to slowly reduce the amount of … Continue reading

March 29, 2017
by Staff Writer
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“Inner Emptiness” – Finding Spiritual and Emotional Healing

What does it mean when someone says “I feel empty inside”? This common expression can mean many things, though usually it means the person is not at peace (or lacking balance) with themselves – spiritually, emotionally, or even intellectually. Now, … Continue reading

March 28, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Cocaine-Linked Deaths in the US Due To Deadly Mixes

Cocaine mixed with opioids, depressants or other stimulants can easily lead to overdose, and these days the common drugs involved are the silent killers: heroin and fentanyl. Some people know what they are getting from the powerful mix, and like … Continue reading

March 27, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome: Symptoms, Treatment, Causes

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is medically defined as having withdrawal symptoms persist for an extended amount of time after quitting, lasting several months after initial acute withdrawal. PAWS is usually experienced by those who quit opioids after a period of addiction or … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Can The Cerebellum Open Doors for Drug Addiction Treatment

Studies published in the Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, and the Journal of Neuroscience, have shown that the cerebellum is a region of the brain that plays a significant role in designing future treatments for drug addiction. How so? According to … Continue reading

March 23, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Occupational Group Therapy for Substance Abuse

What is occupational therapy utilized for? Occupational therapy help clients properly analyze and improve their daily routine, in accordance to how substance abuse affects their mental, physical and spiritual health; as a result, the client will be able to focus … Continue reading

March 22, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Communicating With Your Prescriber Is Essential To Preventing Drug Abuse

Today, the bulk of this nation’s prescription drug abuse epidemic stems from doctors. That’s one of the cold hard truths that prescribers are facing. But nonetheless, that doesn’t mean it’s intentional, because sometimes a patient gets addicted due to the face that his.her chronic pain doesn’t … Continue reading