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How Long Does Suboxone Stay in Your Urine?

Many people who struggle with opiate addiction take Suboxone to get sober. And during your recovery, you may be asked to take a drug test. This means that even though you are in recovery, the Suboxone may negatively affect your drug test. So how long does Suboxone stay in your urine? Below, we will outline what…

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5 Advantages of Inpatient Detox

One of the hardest things people with addiction have to do is step away from friends, family, and life to focus on their addiction treatment. There’s no doubt that an inpatient detox in Florida can provide you with outstanding opportunities for healing by helping you stop using for good. Yet, inpatient drug detox offers many…

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How We Create a Relapse Prevention Plan

The goal of addiction therapy is to help a person stop using for good and manage the damage addiction creates. That’s why a relapse prevention plan is such a vital component of the process. The key to remember is that treatment is more than just not using the drug. It’s also about having the tools…

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Are Muscle Relaxers Addictive?

Are muscle relaxers addictive? Why are muscle relaxers prescribed? There’s a large collection of drugs in the muscle relaxers group. Another word for them is “spasmolytics.” They are also used for pain relief. Someone might use muscle relaxers for conditions such as lower back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, and certain kinds of migraines. The positive…

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Acupuncture for Drug Addiction Treatment

A life of recovery opens the door to many avenues of continued health. Many men and women recovering from substance abuse become their own advocates for better health and well-being. Acupuncture for drug addiction treatment is one way we foster a holistic approach to detox and health. The disease of addiction packs a disintegrating punch,…

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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.…

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What Does “Clean and Sober” Look Like?

You may have heard people say a person who has battled an addiction is “clean and sober.” What does that mean? It’s not descriptive of what it is like to struggle with addiction or be in recovery in many ways. For those who are trying to carve out a healthy future, sober living isn’t always…

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The Differences Between Dependence, Abuse, and Addiction of Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs are safe to use for most people when they follow the doctor’s instructions. However, misuse can lead to abuse, addiction, and dependence, three similar but different outcomes. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we can help you overcome any level of addiction present. To learn more about our services, call our team today at…

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4 Common Risks of Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drug addiction can impact people from all walks of life. It occurs when the body and brain become dependent on the substance. It can also happen when a person feels compelled to use the drug and often does so outside of their prescribing doctor’s recommendations. Unfortunately, it can happen to those using a prescription…

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Tips for Parents with Addicted Children

As parents, watching young adult children battle addiction can be terrifying. Knowing your child is using substances that could impact their lives is hard to comprehend. However, there is help available. If your teen is using drugs or alcohol, it’s essential to take the steps necessary to help them. The first step is to reach…