how to find the best detox in Florida

How to Find the Best Detox in Florida

The detox period is considered by many to be the most dangerous time in recovery. Having a quality detox experience can make the difference between a smooth transition into recovery and further relapse and addiction. Read on to find out how to find the best detox in Florida. The Dangers of Detox Without Professional Help…

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What is a Drug Treatment Court?

Addiction is a legitimate disease of the mind, and it’s been proven by science. It’s even been added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This book is used to help doctors, psychologists, and other medical professionals when determining if someone has a mental illness. If you’ve been assigned to drug treatment court…

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What to Look for – Signs of Drug Use

Drug abuse continues to increase in the United States, despite so much news coverage of overdose deaths. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reported in 2013 that 16.5 million Americans heavily drink alcohol and more than 24.5 million people have used illicit drugs in the prior month. So is the person you…

People need help with their addiction, but they won't get it with outdated treatment practices.

How We Know Addiction is a Disease

How many times have you heard someone say addiction is a disease? Medical professionals affirm the use of the word “disease” when describing addiction. But when you look at the way treatment works in the addiction community, is substance abuse really being treated in the same way as other chronic diseases? Some Addiction Treatment Isn’t Very…