an example of mixing alcohol and antibiotics

Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Antibiotics

Having a drink when you’re taking antibiotics can be risky. Depending on why you are taking antibiotics, it may lead to a less effective treatment. Sometimes, mixing alcohol and prescriptions becomes a habit and addiction. When this happens, it’s called polysubstance abuse. It’s dangerous and can create numerous health complications depending on what you’re taking.…

woman suffers from the early signs of painkiller addiction

Early Signs of Painkiller Addiction

Prescription medications played a terrible role in driving the opioid epidemic in recent years. The country continues to battle prescription drug addictions. Most people may not realize those legally prescribed painkillers are far more addictive than many people knew before taking them for legitimate reasons. These powerful drugs only mask pain and discomfort without curing…

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The Causes of Alcohol Addiction

America has a severe alcohol addiction problem, and not nearly enough is being done about it. More than 15 million people struggle with alcohol addiction, but less than 10 percent get treatment. Another 65 million Americans binge-drink at least once each month, putting them at heightened risk of developing an addiction. At Serenity House Detox…

woman participates in young adult detox

When Does a Teen Need Detox?

Addiction is a severe mental health disorder that does not know any boundaries. People of all ages, genders, socioeconomic backgrounds, and ethnicities can develop an addiction disorder. If you have a teenager who has developed an addiction, you are probably looking for the best treatment option for him or her. We are here to help…

woman meditates to aid her addiction recovery

How Meditation Can Aid Recovery

The addicted brain lives in a state of imbalance due to chemicals that rewire the mind during substance misuse. Meditation therapy can help you develop mindfulness, a form of awareness where you slow your thoughts and feelings and examine them objectively. At Serenity House Detox Florida in West Palm Beach, our meditation therapy program helps you enter…

woman realized she needs methadone detox

When Do I Need Methadone Detox?

If you have a methadone addiction, you need to find a methadone detox program to help you overcome your dependence right away. Trying to quit on your own often leads to severe withdrawal symptoms that may endanger your health and safety. At Serenity House Detox Florida in West Palm Beach, we have a luxury drug detox…