What is Behind the Rising Heroin Fatalities in Florida? The heroin plague continues to ravage Florida. In 2014, there were more heroin fatalities in Florida than ever before. The Florida Medical Examiner’s office released a study reporting 447 heroin fatalities in 2014. This shocking number more than doubles the heroin death toll of 199 from
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Tips for Finding the Best Drug Rehab Center Every day, people across the United States find themselves in need of substance abuse rehabilitation. There’s a positive trend in the US where treatment is becoming more available to more people than ever before, thanks to recent changes that require insurance plans to recognize addiction as a
Heroin Addiction in the New Jersey Suburbs People living in New Jersey are being crushed beneath the weight of opioid addiction. And the problem isn’t limited to isolated urban areas either. Heroin addiction and prescription opiate abuse have spread across all demographics in recent years, enveloping affluent suburbs and remote rural areas alike in their
Are doctors in the US really overprescribing opiates? This question has been getting more attention as the spotlight on opiate addiction has widened from its focus on street heroin. There are many factors that have contributed to prescription opiates occupying more medicine cabinet space in the US, and making up a substantial portion of the
Deciding to get help for cocaine addiction is the first step to a sober life. The second is finding a treatment center that will provide you with the best multidisciplinary treatment programs. With the right treatment, you give yourself a better chance of successful sobriety. Incomplete treatment or no treatment at all could cause you
Do I Need Detox From Heroin? At some point during their addiction, most people suffering from heroin dependence will realize that they want to stop using it. A fear of withdrawal may set in at this stage, making individuals wonder if quitting is worth the painful side effects. While it’s true that the physical symptoms
The Augustine Recovery Center The Augustine Recovery Center is proud to call North East Florida home. It’s been eight months since our doors have opened, and we’re thrilled to offer a unique alternative into the field of recovery. We approach each new day with unwavering faith and gratitude, we are extremely excited about the work
The perception that suburban areas are insulated from problems like drug and alcohol abuse is slowly fading. As more and more people outside the city find themselves facing chronic pain and disease, they head to the doctor for help. Visiting the doctor after a car accident, back injury or for chronic migraines might result in
Non-Alcoholic Beer or Wine; Friend or Foe? In my first year of sobriety there were so many new things to learn and test out and that first year for me was pivotal in building a strong foundation of recovery. I did what I was told – I was a good little soldier. I did 90
Is an Intensive Outpatient Program The Right Rehab Program for my Son or Daughter Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a serious problem in the US. Every day, there are unfortunate people who become ensnared in the trap of addiction, while their loved ones look on and struggle to find the best way to help.