Preventing Relapse

Best Ways to Handle Drug or Alcohol Relapse

Addiction is a pervasive issue throughout the United States. It affects every state, impacting most communities and many families. According to a report from the U.S. Surgeon General, more than 27 million Americans use illegal drugs or abuse prescription medications, while more than 66 million [...]

Not So Sunny in the Sunshine State: Opioid Addiction in Florida

In the field of medicine, opioids are used as pain relievers. This class of drugs is legitimately available by prescription for people who need immediate pain relief after a serious accident or for those that suffer from chronic pain. Familiar names include oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet), [...]

Opioid Relapse After Detox

It is an unfortunate reality that relapse is a part of a number of people’s recovery story. Sometimes multiple stents in recovery centers are required for the seed of recovery to take root. It is not something to be ashamed of, and relapse should not [...]