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Heroin Addiction Treatment in Florida
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Heroin Addiction Treatment in Florida

You never thought you’d be here, but somehow your life spiraled out of control. You’ve looked up from your heroin haze to realize that you don’t know who you are anymore.It’s a familiar feeling for many struggling with heroin addiction. The frightening thing about drugs like heroin is that they make you believe that you can’t live without them.We’re here to tell you that life without heroin is possible. More than that, you deserve to live a life where your decisions and interactions with the people you love are not dictated by drugs. You deserve to live your life to the fullest.If you’re starting the process of seeking heroin addiction treatment, here’s what you need to know about the stages of treatment and the importance of a  Florida substance abuse treatment program.Man with headache a...
Signs of Heroin Use: Top 10 Things to Watch For
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Signs of Heroin Use: Top 10 Things to Watch For

Heroin users are 6 to 20 times more likely to die than the average person. And that risk increases with each time an addict uses.Kicking a heroin habit is no small fete. The withdrawal symptoms are rough, and the cravings worse. Heroin addicts can feel utterly alone with their addiction, especially after alienating themselves from friends and family.But knowing the signs of heroin use can be the difference between life and death. Find out for sure if your loved one is using heroin with this guide. That way, you can intervene before they become another statistic.Keep reading for 10 signs to look out for and what to expect if your loved one fails to seek heroin addiction treatment now.10 Signs of Heroin Use to Look Out ForPeople start using heroin for many different reasons. One of the most ...
How Addictive is Alcohol
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How Addictive is Alcohol

Alcohol is one of the most popular psychoactive substances in the world. In the United States, nearly 56% of adults consume alcohol at least once a month, while more than 1 in 4 adults binge drinks monthly. Drinking is common at many social events, which can sometimes make it hard to avoid. Even though alcohol remains legal, it can lead to abuse and dependency. But how addictive is alcohol?Despite the fact that all psychoactive substances, and even certain behaviors, can lead to addiction, alcohol can cause physical dependency. There is also no timeline for how long it takes between your first drink and dependency, as alcoholism can accelerate rapidly.How Addictive is Alcohol?If you are wondering how addictive is alcohol, 33% of Americans will develop an alcohol abuse disorder in their lif...
Boozy Beach Vacation
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Boozy Beach Vacation

Boozy Beach Vacation Survey. - Rehabs.com Addiction can cost up to $200 per day. What would you do with that money if treatment was affordable? Find out if your insurance covers treatment now! About the AAC Helpline American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment nationwide, specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental healthcare. With 9 locations across the U.S., AAC has a facility near ...
The 2020 Heroin Epidemic
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The 2020 Heroin Epidemic

Heroin’s an illegal and highly addictive opioid. There used to be the misconception that it was an inner-city drug. That’s not true. Today’s heroin epidemic has spread through all segments of the population.Risk Factors for AbuseHeroin’s easy to buy. You can get it at clubs, high schools, and anywhere else on the black market. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identify people between the ages of 18 and 25 as being high-risk. Although the heroin crisis primarily affects metropolitan areas, it’s not exclusive.Someone who abuses alcohol is twice as likely to be a victim of the heroin epidemic. Dependency on opioid painkillers increases the risk 40 times. Therefore, concurrent substance abuse is a good predictor of someone’s risk. To understand the heroin crisis, consider that the...
Finding the Right Florida Depression Treatment Program
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Finding the Right Florida Depression Treatment Program

Depression is a mental health condition that impacts millions of Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 8.1 percent of adults over the age of 20 may have depression. The condition is a mood disorder that can severely impact the way you feel, think, and behave. Many people do not feel like themselves when they experience symptoms of depression. Learn how Promises Five Palms can help with our mental health treatment program.Depression can be a debilitating, and many people seek out an effective Florida depression treatment program. Treatment options provide you with an opportunity to improve your mental health through evidence-based counseling and other techniques.Understanding DepressionDifferent kinds of depression exist, and the different causes of d...
[Podcast] Build the Kind of Life You Don’t Want to Relapse From
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[Podcast] Build the Kind of Life You Don’t Want to Relapse From

Charles True has been building the kind of life he doesn’t want to relapse from for many years. His project work has taken him around the world including China, Russia, and the United Kingdom.  One of his most impactful projects is the InsideOut® program.  InsideOut is a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program for substance abuse treatment (offender rehab) in correctional settings and is based around the 4-Point Program® of SMART Recovery.  Charles partnered with Ron Lott and together they facilitate the InsideOut program in the Houston, Texas, prisons.  They have also co-authored the book Successful Life Skills, which they say is the epitome of what the recovery movement represents.  Charles and Ron are adapting the book to reach a broader audience beyond those struggling with addi...
Demi Lovato: Snapshot of Recovery
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Demi Lovato: Snapshot of Recovery

Singing the national anthem at the NFL Championship game is considered a great honor, even if it can be rather unforgiving in terms of criticism. This year the honor was given to Demi Lovato, singer, pop-culture icon, mental health activist, and, perhaps most notably, a person in recovery for substance abuse. Of Singing and Substance Abuse It appears as though the media and the public have had a positive reaction to Lovato’s singing of the national anthem. Her release of a new single, “Anyone,” a few weeks earlier have marked a sort of career revival for Lovato. This is significant, considering that the musician was considering leaving her music career behind after a near-fatal overdose two years ago. Before the overdose, Lovato had been in recovery for nearly six years. In vario...
Rehab – Getting Sober [Video]
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Rehab – Getting Sober [Video]

He spent over $1M on drugs before getting sober Written by Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNNLondon One of the last parties that DJ Fat Tony played was Brooklyn Beckham's 21st birthday, held in a giant glass marquee at David and Victoria Beckham's family home in the English countryside. After that, he performed at the legendary London venue Ministry of Sound. Then, the city went into lockdown. DJ Fat Tony -- real name Tony Marnach -- is a mainstay of London's events party scene, often providing the music (sometimes with help from his friend and occasional DJ partner, Kate Moss) at fashion weeks, celebrity birthday parties (he's played for Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson) and countless club nights. Despite his night job, Tony is now proudly sober. During the lockdown, he la...
I was heartbroken, I never thought I would find someone like her
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I was heartbroken, I never thought I would find someone like her

Image copyright Hinge The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Justin McLeod, founder and chief executive of dating app Hinge.When recovering alcoholic Justin McLeod set up his dating app, it was to help him get over his heartbreak.Five years earlier, his college sweetheart, the woman he thought was the love of his life, had split up with him because of his drink problem.He had subsequently gone to rehab and successfully sobered up, but he had not been able to move on romantically.Not comfortable going into bars because of his addiction issue, he started work on Hinge in 2011 to help him find a new partner. A...