woman wonders when suboxone addiction starts

How Does Suboxone Addiction Start?

Suboxone is a beneficial drug used to treat people in the early stages of opiate use disorder. However, there’s also a risk of developing a dependence on suboxone. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we treat clients with a suboxone addiction in Florida. If you need help, we welcome you to contact our admissions team to learn…

woman wonders how long benzo withdrawal lasts

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

Benzodiazepines, also called benzos, are widely abused. Although physicians may initially prescribe benzos, this can lead to dependence and abuse. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we have a benzodiazepine detox center where you can receive medical assistance and counseling while you get clean and begin to plan your long-term recovery. Come to us for assistance…

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Common Symptoms of Taking Crank

Many symptoms may indicate you or a loved one has a crank addiction in Florida. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we offer meth addiction treatment for men and women who need help getting clean and regaining their independence from drugs. You may decide to try quitting on your own. While that’s a noble effort, it makes…

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Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Mixing alcohol and drugs is never a good idea. A strong sedative such as Xanax can cause drastic results. If you have developed a habit of mixing Xanax and alcohol, the polysubstance addiction detox program at Serenity House Detox Florida can help. We urge you to contact us when you’re ready to get clean and begin…

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5 Signs of Physical Dependence to Drugs

Many people get sucked into drug use after trying them in a social setting. Because drugs like heroin and methamphetamine produce quick highs, it doesn’t take long for users to develop a physical dependency. People become consumed with the idea of getting their next fix, letting their responsibilities fall by the wayside. It’s painful and…

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…

Alcoholism among trauma workers

Alcoholism Among Trauma Workers: Is PTSD to Blame?

PTSD Can Lead to Alcoholism Among Trauma Workers Trauma workers expose themselves to horrifying disasters regularly, and more than 50 percent develop varying degrees of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. This condition often leads to drug or alcohol abuse. Fortunately, there are healthy ways to deal with PTSD. Psychotherapy and counseling can help victims understand their…

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What Drugs Are Classified as Painkillers?

At Serenity House Detox Florida, we provide tailored programs to clients with substance use disorders. Our painkiller detox program focuses on the needs of those with a physical dependency on opiate painkillers. Whether your painkiller addiction resulted from drugs prescribed to you or through other means, we can help you clear your body of toxic substances and…

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What Drugs Can Be Classed as Narcotics?

Narcotics are one of the drug classifications that you may hear used from time to time. These drugs are called opioid pain relievers. Generally speaking, they are only used to treat acute pain. They may be the last resort when people struggle with pain, and other medications do not help. That’s because they are highly…

man struggles with the PCP drug effects

What are Some PCP Drug Effects?

Phencyclidine, better known as PCP, is a sedative drug with dissociative effects. Originally developed as an anesthetic, PCP is now rarely used legitimately outside of veterinary practices. It is primarily abused as an addictive recreational drug. PCP drug effects can be severe, but they can be eliminated with the right treatment and support here at…