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Rehab center list of abused drugs are on an opiates list. Do abusers need rehab for addiction recovery?

Apr 8th, 2012 | By

Drug rehab centers in Florida learn that opiate addiction starts when often prescribed after surgery or for physical injuries that require pain management. Opiates are any drugs that contain opium or a derivative of opium. Opiates are some of the most effective prescription painkillers available – and that’s exactly what makes them some of the most frequently abused drugs. Prescription drug addicts may reach for opiates because of their narcotic
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Food and drug addiction show similar characteristics

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By

Food addiction similar to drug addiction? Sound crazy? Interestingly enough, as more research emerges on the topic of food addiction, scientists are discovering that overeating may be caused by a change in brain chemistry, similar to the change induced by drug addiction. This information refutes a long-held belief that food addiction and overeating are simply caused by a lack of willpower and discipline. Dr. Dana Small of the John B.
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Prescription drug Addiction – Is the famlily or friend the supplier?

Sep 6th, 2011 | By

Pain clinics, also known as pill mills, and unethical doctors are often responsible for the increasing pain pill addiction epidemic, especially in Florida, the center for drug addiction treatment and rehab. New research from Yale indicates that a majority of pain pill addicts get their drugs from family and friends who may obtain them from pill mills. In a story about the research published by Time Healthland, reporter Maia Szalavitz
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Doctors With Clear Licenses Indicted In Pill Mill Bust, Expose Ongoing Issue

Sep 1st, 2011 | By

As the fight against prescription drug abuse continues, officials and authorities are targeting various contributors to the problem in an attempt to minimize access to pill mills. Doctors are now in the spotlight as Surgeon General Frank Farmer “sped up the emergency-suspension process for physicians who are dangers to the public,” according to Health News Florida. Although many agree that this is a viable step forward in the fight against
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Prescription drug abuse statistics show deaths on rise in Florida, need for Florida drug rehab

Aug 17th, 2011 | By

With widespread law enforcement crackdowns and new legislative actions in place, Florida officials expect the state’s prescription drug misuse epidemic to improve this year along with rehab for drug abuse to help addicts recover. Despite the optimism, the statistics tell a stark tale: deaths caused by prescription drug abuse continue to climb. A new report from the Florida Medical Examiners Commission shows nearly 2,300 people died in 2010 from overdoses
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