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Are There Definite Signs of Heroin Addiction?

Heroin addiction is a deadly, terrifying epidemic. You’ve heard this on the news. It’s certainly no secret. But what are the signs of heroin addiction, so you can know if someone you love needs help? At Serenity House Detox Florida, we assist with heroin detox and other detox needs. Finding the right treatment center is…

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When to Reach Out for Opiate Withdrawal Help

Heroin and morphine are highly addictive opiates. Some also add opioids such as OxyContin and Vicodin under this heading. When you want to quit abusing these drugs, you face an uphill battle. With the right opiate withdrawal help at Serenity House Detox, it’s possible to succeed. Common Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms Opiates and opioids are nervous…

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How to Get Over Opioid Side Effects

Opioids drugs like prescription pain medications are highly addictive. That means that trying to break free from an opioid addiction can be challenging, and it can come with some unpleasant opioid side effects. Fortunately, detox followed by ongoing care can eliminate those side effects for good. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we recognize the ongoing…

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How to Get Over Opioid Side Effects

Opioids drugs like prescription pain medications are highly addictive. That means that trying to break free from an opioid addiction can be challenging, and it can come with some unpleasant opioid side effects. Fortunately, detox followed by ongoing care can eliminate those side effects for good. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we recognize the ongoing…

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How Can I Tell if Someone is Dope Sick?

The term dope sick is often used when individuals are in withdrawal from opioid drugs. If this occurs, it usually indicates two things–that the person is addicted to opiates, and that they are not currently under the influence of opiates. It’s critical to learn how to tell if someone you love is suffering from dope…

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Top 5 Abused Opiate Drugs [Infographic]

Opiate drugs claim the lives of thousands of Americans every day. In recent years, more and more doctors have prescribed prescription opiates for patients dealing with their pain. With the countless prescriptions written, millions have developed addictions to those drugs, forcing them to seek out treatment centers. Addiction does not have to last forever. If…

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Signs of Methadone Abuse

What happens when the solution to a problem becomes the problem? That’s the dilemma drug treatment professionals face when a recovering patient becomes addicted to methadone. Methadone is a “tapering” drug doctors prescribe to help with opiate addiction treatment. While patients are on methadone, doctors will closely monitor the patient’s progress. They are looking for…

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Explanation of Methadone and Suboxone Use

Opioid abuse and addiction are real problems for millions of people in the United States. For that reason, treatment centers offer many options to help them recover. Medication-assisted treatment is a standard method during detox, Most of the time, facilities prescribe methadone and Suboxone. What Is Methadone? As a synthetic opioid, methadone is a generic…

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Dealing With Suboxone Abuse

Because of the opioid epidemic, more people look for treatment every day. Although not everyone with opioid use disorder seeks help, those who do often receive medication-assisted treatments. Suboxone is one of these medications. However, some people end up needing Suboxone abuse treatment too. What Is Suboxone? Suboxone is a brand name drug that can…

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What are Some Painkiller Addiction Symptoms?

As scary as it might be, there are plenty of people addicted to painkillers who don’t realize they have an addiction. Without this realization, these same people will be reluctant to seek help. We live in a time when pain pill addiction has risen to epidemic levels. We would all be well-served to know the…