The Itch of Relapse

South Florida detox handles the physical components of addiction, the chemical dependence part. Just that part. With substance use disorder, there are psychological and neurobiological aspects which will last beyond that, a change in a person’s physiology that will likely never be the same which is why addiction is spoken about as a chronic illness.…

Born Into Addiction

With the increasing numbers of people addicted to opioids and other substances seeking drug rehab in Ft. Lauderdale, it’s more likely that some of them will be pregnant women. A study of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) babies born to St. Louis Children’s Hospital found that in the last five years, the number of children born…

ADHD And Addiction

According to various studies backed up by south Florida rehab centers, there is an estimated 25 percent overlap within adolescents that have substance use disorder and also fit the criteria for ADHD diagnosis. ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a chronic condition that includes a combination of persistent problems such as difficulty sustaining attention,…