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!

Need-to-Know Facts About the Heroin Detox Process

How long does it take to detox from heroin

Despite the the known dangers of heroin, use and abuse of the drug continue to increase across the United States. According to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), heroin use increased by about 50% across all demographics between 2002 and 2013. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate […]

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Does the Affordable Care Act Cover Rehab?

Does Obamacare Cover Rehab?

With open enrollment at beginning November 1st, 2017, many people needing substance abuse treatment may be wondering, “Does Obamacare cover treatment”? Here is some of the history and facts about ACA coverage. Before the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the controversial health care policy known colloquially as Obamacare, it was estimated, based on CDC […]

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What is Detox Like? The Myth and Reality

What is detox like?

When a person who is addicted to drugs or alcohol seeks help, the first step in the recovery process is some sort of detox. Medical Detox, as defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), is safe management of withdrawal from addictive substances, an action that starts addiction treatment for an addict. The addiction community sees […]

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Healing Through Recovery: The Process of Overcoming Addiction

Recovery, What is it?

What Is Recovery? A Simple Guide to the Healing Process At any time, more than 23 million people in the United States struggle with an alcohol or substance use disorder. Despite the availability of treatment, there remains a significant gap between the number of people who need treatment and those who actually receive it. In fact, only […]

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How to Get Your Loved One into Drug Treatment

When it comes to the people in life who we love and care about, nothing but the very best will do. If you suspect that your loved one is abusing drugs and alcohol, it may be time to find the best drug or alcohol recovery program. But how can you get your loved one on board with that idea? Not everyone is open […]

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