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The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Also known as K2 or Spice, some people see synthetic marijuana as a safe and legal alternative to marijuana. For a long time, Spice was an unregulated substance that was often marketed as a natural herbal incense, which could be smoked in order to mimic the effects of marijuana. However, Spice became a Schedule I…

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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…

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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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Obstacles in Rehab to Overcome

Going through rehab is a tough process. Many rehab stays will last roughly 30 days. Depending on the severity of the addiction, it can last much longer. During that time at rehab, many people will have to overcome different obstacles in rehab. These can be anything from mental hurdles to the initial detox process. The…

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The Basics of Addiction Counseling

Serenity House Detox Florida in West Palm Beach offers clients the benefit of a dedicated detox center. We create a firm foundation for you to move on to addiction therapy. Learning more about addiction therapy can help you make the most of your experience in detox. For more information on what to expect, contact Serenity House…

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When Does Prescription Use Become a Problem?

To determine when prescription drug use has become a problem, you need to look for the signs of addiction. This article can help you understand pill addiction and when it’s time to call the doctor for an evaluation. You could put yourself in danger by stopping suddenly without medical supervision. If you can’t quit using…

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Marijuana Detox Is Good For Casual Users

Although most states have legalized the medical use of marijuana, recreational use is still illegal in many places. Marijuana detox helps casual users clean out their system to prevent addiction or prepare for employment drug tests. Additionally, weed detox can help prevent marijuana addiction for those undergoing withdrawal symptoms. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we…

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What Disorders Can Co-Occur?

Co-occurring disorders occur when a person struggles with an addiction to drugs or alcohol and has a mental health disorder such as depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder. If you have this type of condition, the therapy options available for you must address both conditions simultaneously to ensure long-term recovery. Our team at Serenity House…

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The Stigmas Against Functioning Addicts

There are many stigmas around addiction. There are many situations in which a person feels unable to communicate their need for help. You may not think that you can break away from life and that you need to keep focusing on what’s in front of you rather than your addiction. High-functioning addicts are individuals that…