Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

June 30, 2017
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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

The goal of drug and alcohol rehab is to help addicted individuals stop drug use and maintain sobriety while also learning the skills needed to cope with family, workplace and societal interaction. It’s crucial that the individual find a rehab … Continue reading

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

September 28, 2016
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Drugs Mixed With Opioids, More dangerous Than Opioids Alone

It’s very important for people to know that drug overdoses, particularly when it comes to opioids, often involve at one other drug, or more. This can be alcohol, a depressant medication, benzodiazepines, over the counter medicines, stimulants, and club drugs. … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
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Non-Drug Pain Management, A New Integrated Approach

Non-drug pain management is becoming one of the newest approaches to addiction treatment for people addicted to opioids, or struggling with opioid abuse. Opioids always tend to present a “double-edged sword” problem for patients: if the patient uses opioids for … Continue reading

July 12, 2016
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DEA Facts on: Hydromorphone

What is its effect on the body? Hydromorphone may cause: Constipation, pupillary constriction, urinary retention, nausea, vomiting, respiratory depression, dizziness, impaired coordination, loss of appetite, rash, slow or rapid heartbeat, and changes in blood pressure What are its overdose effects? … Continue reading

March 9, 2016
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CDC’s Plan to Curb America’s Opioid Addiction

It’s not hard to imagine an opioid epidemic when most Americans are becoming addicted through doctor visits and continuous prescription write-ups. Opioid sales have risen 300 percent since 1999, and in 2012, providers wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioids, enough … Continue reading

June 24, 2015
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Heroin Use Rose Significantly Over The Past Decade: By How Much?

A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that heroin use has risen greatly over the past decade (11 years to be exact). To get an idea of this rise in heroin use, it … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
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FDA Approves “Bunavail” For BioDelivery Sciences

As scientists and healthcare professionals aim to get a better grip on addiction recovery, they are constantly testing and retesting methods used for accuracy. Most recently, the FDA gave an approval to the BioDelivery department in regards to actual drug … Continue reading

February 18, 2014
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Fentanyl Causing Countless Dependency Issues Across the US and Canada

Fentanyl is an opioid drug that is given out to patients in the form of a slow-release patch, which is abused by smoking or chewing it to achieve a powerful high; it is a pain relieving drug, which is why … Continue reading

January 8, 2014
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Can I Quit Percocet Cold Turkey

Going Cold Turkey on Percocet Going cold turkey on an addictive drug is hard to manage, and many negative consequences can result, such as health complications, emergency hospitalizations, and reoccurring relapses. Many people are unaware of the dangers of going … Continue reading

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