Addiction Treatment News and Drug Treatment Articles by The Treatment Center of The Palm Beaches

Welcome to The Treatment Center of the Palm Beaches blog. Our mission – to help individuals and families heal from the disease of addiction – includes providing resources, ongoing support and education, which is why we’ve created this blog.

Our blog features several posts per month that will keep you up to date with addiction treatment news, as well as ideas for recovery assistance. Stop by often or subscribe so you’ll always be in the know. Feel free to comment on any post to keep the conversation going!

Education is just another tool for sobriety. Enjoy!

What Drives Alcohol Dependence – Specific Brain Change Identified

What Drives Alcohol Dependence Specific Brain Change Identified - TTC Care

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  […]

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Why Women Are at Higher Risk for Opioid Addiction

Why Women Are at Higher Risk for Opioid Addiction - TTC Care

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 […]

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The Power of Suggestion in Alcohol, Movies and Teens

The Power of Suggestion in Alcohol Movies and Teens

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, […]

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Understanding Drug Abuse Effects and Widespread Use

Understanding Drug Abuse Effects and Widespread Use - TTC Care

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 […]

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Why Blackout Drinking Numbs the Truth on College Campuses

Why Blackout Drinking Numbs the Truth on College Campuses - TTC Care

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 […]

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