Finding Joy in a Florida Drug Rehab

Finding Joy in a Florida Drug Rehab

Rehab takes hard work, vulnerability, and a commitment to recovery. But when you do the work in a tropical setting, it can almost feel like a much-needed getaway. Discover why Florida is a great place to go to rehab, and how you can benefit from seeking treatment in...
What Does Alcohol Detox Look Like?

What Does Alcohol Detox Look Like?

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 15.1 million adults in the United States suffer from an alcohol addiction and are in need of treatment. Some choose to stop drinking “cold turkey” without professional help. Many experience symptoms of...
Managing Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms

Managing Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms

More than 30 percent of opioid drug overdoses in the United States involve benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepine is a sedative used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, seizures, restless leg syndrome, and help with insomnia. If someone becomes addicted, benzodiazepines and...
Detoxification Timeline for Both Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Detoxification Timeline for Both Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Detoxification has a prevalent meaning in our popular culture, best expressed here by Gaiam, the popular online shop for all things yoga: “Basically, detoxification means cleaning the blood.” But we are not speaking about the detoxes that involve sludge-like...
Tips for Combatting Your Fear of the Drug Detox Process

Tips for Combatting Your Fear of the Drug Detox Process

Change is frightening, and because detoxing means change, it’s naturally a scary thing for addicts to face. But detox is an integral first step on the road to sobriety, and if you’ve decided that it’s time to get clean, then you’re going to have to face this...