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pregnancy and addiction
Pregnancy and Addiction: What Are the Effects of Drug Abuse on Newborns?
October 22, 2015

According to recent nationwide data from SAMHSA, about 5% of pregnant women used illicit drugs, while 9% drank alcohol and 15%…

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Florida Drug Rehab Center Celebrates National Recovery Month in a Big Way
November 20, 2014

Last month was the 25th anniversary of National Recovery Month, to celebrate those who have achieved freedom from drug addiction. It…

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Vicodin Addiction: Vicodin Restrictions are on the Horizon
July 1, 2013

Vicodin is one of the most widely prescribed prescription drug painkillers in the country, with 131 million doses prescribed in 2011….

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The Dangers of GHB Use
June 5, 2013

What is GHB? Also known as gamma hydroxybutyric acid, GHB is a central nervous system depressant that is commonly referred to…

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Drug Abuse Deaths Continue to Rise in the US
April 26, 2013

Celebrity deaths from prescription drugs have been increasingly reported in the news over the past couple of years. Unfortunately, the untimely…

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As Pill Mills Disappear, Painkiller-Related Deaths Decline
November 13, 2012

Florida has long been known as a hub for pill mills; that is, shady and illegitimate “doctor’s offices” (and we use…

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The Need for Patience in Achieving Honest Recovery
October 2, 2012

We can appreciate, after struggling with substance abuse for so long, the desire to overcome drug and alcohol addiction in as…

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Addicted to Anger: An Underlying Cause of Substance Abuse
September 27, 2012

Life, whether afflicted by drug and alcohol addiction or not, is often marred by anger, often relegated to the insidious nature…

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