Drug Addiction Recovery Tag

Addiction is always scary, but it’s easy to remove ourselves from it and say “that could never happen to me or someone I love”, especially if you do a good job of staying away from illegal substances.  However, illegal drugs aren’t the only ones that...

Addiction can happen to anybody.  However, certain people are at greater risk than others to succumb to addiction, and unfortunately, young people that identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community are at far greater risk than those who don’t.  There are a number of factors...

Often times when we’re worried about a loved one, we don’t immediately know exactly what’s wrong with them.  We notice changes in behavior, physicality, and health, but we don’t always know what is causing these changes.  If you suspect a loved one of drug abuse,...

Outpatient treatment is often a good way for people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to get the help they need without spending a lot of money or taking time away from their lives. With outpatient treatment, though, you need to take some extra steps...

There are many people who have been to multiple treatment centers, each time wondering what didn’t work for them. It’s easy to blame a treatment center or a drug rehabilitation program for not working when someone goes back to using drugs and alcohol. But chances...

  Life after rehab can be scary. But, if you choose the right addiction treatment center, you will find that it doesn’t have to be. At Florida Recovery Group, we have career counselors on staff dedicated to helping you find employment you can sustain once you...

Heroin is quickly becoming a nationwide epidemic, and one can only assume because it’s far easier to get nowadays than prescription pain pills (which have the same generalized effect). Within the past few months, South Florida, New Jersey, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh have seen a shocking...

Two recent studies offer both good news and bad news when it comes to drug addiction. The good news? Abuse of opiate-based painkillers such as morphine and Oxycodone peaked in 2010 and 2011, according to a database analysis, published in the New England Journal of Medicine. According...

Recent studies show that teen drug and alcohol abuse is falling, while rates of prescription drug abuse  remain the same. This concerning trend could possibly be connected to myths in the community about the realities of prescription drug abuse.