Tips on how to love an addict

Those in active addiction enjoy a wealth of how-to guides on the road to recovery, but the same cannot be said for their loved ones. It can be difficult to find trusted resources – specifically those meant to assist friends and family members who are suffering alongside their addicted loved ones. Many times, loved ones […]

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If you understand the disease of addiction, then you are aware of the damage and wreckage it has caused to families and love ones. Drug addiction is a never ending cycle of destruction that know no class religion or ethnic enemy. Once an individual makes the choice to get clean or sober whichever describes them a sober […]

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Flakka Is Out Of Control

Flakka has been terrorizing  the east coast of Florida. According to an article published by the Associated Press, “flakka use is up sharply.” One recent Florida case includes a naked Lake Worth man taken into police custody after shooting a gun and threatening to commit suicide. The man admitted to smoking flakka prior to the incident and said he could […]

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Heroin use surging CDC reports

CDC reports on heroin abuse Heroin use has skyrocketed over the last ten years. According to federal health officials, the rise in opiate-based overdoses is synonymous to countries growing prescription drug epidemic. A new report says that the “Annual average rates of past-year heroin use increased from 1.6 per 1,000 persons aged ≥12 years in […]

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8 Signs of Teen Addiction

In a sense, mainstream culture for teens now and days is dangerous. Parents must become knowledgeable and alert of signs of teen addictions. But truth me told, more and more kids are considering fun to include alcohol, marijuana, Molly (Methylone mixed with methamphetamine and or heroin), prescription pills such as oxycodone (blues) or now more commonly Dilaudid (D’s). The typical […]

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June 18, 2015 (Saint Petersburg, Fla.) — Music therapy is defined to be: “The clinical and evidence-based use of music to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship.”Music is used to help manage physical, emotional, or psychological issues. With music a person suffering from an addiction can find peace and serenity. The Pros And Cons […]

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  Taking It One Day at a Time June 12, 2015 (Saint Petersburg, Fla.) — If you are struggling with pain, then overcoming addiction can seem like a difficult and bleak road. Yet the truth is there are Suboxone doctors in Pinellas Park that can assist you on your journey. Having the right attitude can […]

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May. 31, 2015 (Pinellas Park, Fla.) —National Drug Facts Week was created for teens in 2010 by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to help shatter the myths about drugs and drug abuse. In 2015, the awareness week runs from June 24th to June 28th.  This observance […]

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Dec. 19, 2013 (Largo, Fla.) – This time of year can be joyous, but for those in recovery, it can also be a minefield. The team at Recovery Resources of Florida, a local substance use disorder treatment center, shares some ways to prepare for this high-risk season and safeguard the greatest gift to loved ones: […]

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