Addiction Treatment News and Drug Treatment Articles by The Treatment Center of The Palm Beaches
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Addiction takes many forms, and all types of substance abuse require careful diagnosis and thoughtful treatment. Alcohol addiction is one of the most dangerous addictions due to its disastrous effects on the body and mind, and new research has identified specific changes that indicate how alcohol dependence affects the brain. How Alcohol Changes the Brain […]
Americans across all demographics are facing a widespread drug crisis, and prescription opioids are largely to blame for the record numbers of overdoses and deaths in the U.S. Although people from all areas of American life face risks associated with their use, women appear to be at a higher risk of developing opioid addictions than […]
Although rates of teenagers abusing alcohol have steadily declined since the mid-1990s, teen drinking is a still a major problem in the United States. Teens across the country from all walks of life and varied income brackets experiment with alcohol, and many of them go on to develop dependencies. While this happens for many reasons, […]
Substance abuse is a widespread epidemic in America, and drug overdoses have become the leading cause of accidental death in the country. While many people think of stereotypical images when they hear the words “addiction” and “drug abuse,” the truth is that substance abuse is a problem for people in all areas of society. While […]
College is often the first time many young Americans are free to act on their own volition with little supervision from their parents. College is also notorious for widespread underage drinking and excessive partying. Drinking has become a largely accepted staple of life in the United States, but many students are developing serious drinking habits […]