cross addiction

What is Cross Addiction?

Addiction is running rampant throughout the United States, and there’s a high relapse rate. The relapse rate isn’t because treatment doesn’t work but because of a variety of other reasons. One of the primary reasons is that people struggle with cross addiction and don’t address it. At this point, you may be asking yourself, what…

oxycodone withdrawal symptoms

Are You Struggling With Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms?

Painkiller withdrawal is tough. Just like heroin and morphine, oxycodone withdrawal symptoms can be painful. Therefore, enlisting the help of a medical detox facility is key to success. Here’s what you need to know.What Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms Can You Expect?When you decide to quit using the drug, the severity of oxycodone withdrawal symptoms depends on…

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Using Al Anon Family Groups for Support

Addiction is rarely a condition that impacts just one person. Instead, a single drug or alcohol addiction can have adverse effects on the entire family and even their whole community. When a person struggling with addiction needs recovery treatment, his or her family members might also need support. That’s where an addiction recovery group steps in. Al Anon…

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Why North Florida Drug Rehab Centers

No matter where you live in the United States, addiction affects you and your loved ones just like it affects people from coast to coast. But how you end that drug dependence makes a significant difference in whether you gain the lasting recovery you seek. Consider North Florida drug rehab centers to step ahead of…

Duval County addiction treatment centers

Duval County Addiction Treatment Centers

If you reside in Duval County, Florida, you may be aware that the area has a reputation as an excellent rehab destination. It’s actually fair to say that some Duval County addiction treatment centers are among the best in the country. Beaches Recovery is happy to be a part of this elite community of addiction…

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Myths About Drinking Alcohol [Infographic]

Health Benefits of Alcohol Don’t Extend to Boosting Body HeatOne of the most enduring myths about drinking alcohol is that it warms you up on a cold day. Proponents point to the heat that some people feel after having a few drinks. However, what’s really happening is a dilation of blood vessels right under the…

Disorientation is one of the alprazolam side effects

What are Some Alprazolam Side Effects?

Alprazolam, under the brand name Xanax, is a standard prescription medication. Doctors and psychiatrists prescribe this medication for the treatment of anxiety disorders and panic attacks. When patients use this medication correctly, the drug is very effective, giving the patient relief from their problems. When patients decide to abuse this substance, they expose themselves to…

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Over the Counter Drug Abuse Statistics

If you question whether you or your loved one has a problem with over the counter (OTC) drug abuse, simply look to the OTC drug use habits. Also, learn about over the counter drug abuse statistics to understand how these drugs take hold. You can soon see how your questions raise the red flag of…

how substance abuse affects the family

How Substance Abuse Affects the Family

At some point, addicted people will expose their behavior and make it clear something is amiss. Rightfully, we all have great concern for the addicted individual whose life is crumbling around them. What we don’t talk much about is the collateral damage an individual’s substance addiction creates around them. To be fair, we need to…

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How to Face Life Without Alcohol

It takes a lot of hard work and commitment to get through addiction treatment. The last thing anyone wants to encounter after all that hard work is a lifetime of chronic relapses. That makes recovery a lifetime commitment. With sobriety as the primary goal, it becomes a matter of the recovering alcoholic figuring out how…