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Relapse Prevention Strategies
No matter how hard you work during your time in our addiction treatment Delray program, you still run a high risk of relapse after you leave us. Preventing addiction relapse requires a plan, and we work hard to give you the tools you need to succeed. 12-step programs and recovery support group meetings are useful, but they’re far from your only option when it comes...
Common Reasons Addicts Avoid Drug Detox
With help from an alcohol and drug detox facility, recovery from substance abuse disorders is possible. So why do some people refrain from seeking treatment? Many people face socioeconomic barriers to treatment. Some may be in denial, afraid of stigma, or simply unwilling to quit. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why addicts who need help refuse to go to drug detox. According...
Coping with Depression after Alcohol Detox
It’s normal for alcoholics to experience a grieving period when they first enter recovery. An alcoholic who is not also suffering from depression will grieve for the drink itself. If you are suffering from a dual diagnosis of depression and alcoholism, the normal feelings of grief that most alcoholics experience when they enter an alcohol detox Delray Beach program will be exacerbated. Your addiction treatment...
Delray Beach Detox Reports on Shocking New Findings About Opiate Overdose
According to new research from Massachusetts General Hospital, patients who receive care in a hospital emergency department for opiate drug overdose more than once a year are more likely to be hospitalized for an overdose and are more vulnerable to respiratory failure. This research highlights the risk of opioid overdose for patients in our Delray Beach detox, especially since the researchers identified several risk...
What is the Difference Between Dependence and Addiction?
Here at our outpatient detox Delray Beach facility, we understand how important it is to know the difference between drug dependence and addiction. Understanding the difference between addiction and physical dependence can help you know whether you need help for addiction, or whether you’re using drugs as intended. For many people who use prescription opiates for pain management, the distinction between dependence on a drug and...
A Brief History of Heroin
Heroin abuse and overdose death rates are on the rise around the nation, but where did this deadly drug come from? The highly addictive opiate derivative, heroin, is more than a century old. The dangerous drug that has so many people flocking into our facility for outpatient addiction treatment in Delray Beach was originally developed by German pharmaceutical company Bayer as a powerful...
What to Do When A Loved One Experiences Relapse
While none of us who have a loved one entering Suboxone detox want to think of the possibility of relapse, addiction is a chronic illness with high rate of recurrence. Addiction relapse is a reality for anyone who enters Suboxone detox, no matter how many years or, indeed, decades have passed since recovery began. The case of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who experienced...
Heroin Use Rising in Young Adults
Over the past 10 years, the United States has seen an 80 percent increase in teens seeking Suboxone addiction treatment for heroin abuse. In fact, heroin abuse is on the rise around the nation. Many addiction experts blame the prescription drug epidemic for rising heroin abuse rates, saying that the abundance of prescription painkillers begin abused have served as a gateway drug into opiate addiction...
Outpatient Detox Delray Beach Facility Investigates What Makes Certain People More Prone to Painkiller Addiction
Our outpatient detox Delray Beach programs have helped hundreds of people overcome addiction to prescription painkillers. But for every person who forms an addiction to prescription painkillers, dozens more use them without experiencing lasting harm. What makes some people vulnerable to prescription painkiller addiction, while others can take or leave the medication?

Safe When Used as Directed

Prescription painkillers are considered safe when used exactly...