Woman wondering why do doctors prescribe opioids

Why Do Doctors Prescribe Opioids?

Opioid addiction rates have drastically increased in the United States, with opioid abuse and overdoses rising to record levels. With opioid addiction becoming a public health emergency, you may be wondering why do doctors prescribe opioids? While opioids are widely abused in the United States, they are still the most effective way to treat and…

percocet vs hydrocodone

What Are The Differences Between Percocet Vs Hydrocodone

Percocet and hydrocodone are both commonly prescribed to people in the United States. People who use either drug usually have the same health problems. That doesn’t mean the two drugs are the same, though. Knowing the differences between Percocet vs hydrocodone can benefit you or a loved one, no matter what you’re taking. The Uses…

Dylan Smith and Dr. Marcus De Carvalho from Beaches Recovery

Beaches Recovery Talks Opioid Abuse on “First Coast Living”

On Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, Marcus De Carvalho, M.D. and Dylan Smith of Beaches Recovery appeared on “First Coast Living”—an NBC-affiliated Jacksonville morning show—to discuss the local and national effect of opioid abuse. De Carvalho, who is the Medical Director of Beaches Recovery in Jacksonville, Florida, shared a staggering statistic. “The United States is 5%…