Category Archives: Drug Addiction

Drug addiction affects people everywhere, from all walks of life, and of all ages. But, here at Coastal Detox in Stuart, Florida, we work to help people recover from addiction. We know that it can be challenging to leave substance abuse in the past. After all, the body and mind begin to depend on alcohol and drugs after repeated use. This is why we offer a high-quality detox program to help our clients fight against alcoholism and drug abuse.

This blog category contains blog posts that offer information about addiction treatment. Those who are suffering from any type of drug addiction may find helpful information in this category. Individuals who believe that a loved one is struggling with substance abuse can also find help here.

It’s not easy to understand or work through an alcohol or drug abuse problem. But, with professional guidance and direction, recovery is absolutely possible. There is hope for your or your addicted loved one.

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What are the 3 Stages of Relapse? Learn to Recognize the Signs

There are three stages to relapse, emotional, mental, and physical. These stages can start long before the person is aware that they are slipping into the relapse pattern. The relapse process happens gradually. Sometimes it can even take months from the start of relapse to the time the person picks

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Flakka: What Is It?

Flakka is a man-made drug which causes a high similar to cocaine. It has a similar effect as “bath salts,” but flakka has the potential to be a much more dangerous drug than cocaine.  Flakka is versatile in its many forms of ingestion. Flakka can be smoked, injected, snorted or

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Kratom: A New And Potentially Lethal Drug Trend In Florida

Kratom is a relatively new and popular drug that has stirred up quite the controversy amongst lawmakers in Florida and other US states due to its potential for physical dependence (addiction). This “healthy and alternative” drug has many reported cases of overdose, which, unfortunately, many have been fatal. Unfortunately, the

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Using Suboxone Recreationally: Why This Is a Bad Idea, and How to Stop

Are You Or A Loved One Using Suboxone Recreationally? It’s A Bad Idea Recreational drug use has been a common thing for many years. In fact, using drugs recreationally dates back over 50,000 years ago were a Neanderthal burial site found in Iraq, contained high trace amounts of an herbal

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Why Hitting Rock Bottom is the Catalyst for Sobriety

The one thing guaranteed in life: there are no guarantees. Rock Bottom and Alcoholism Addiction and alcoholism have a funny way of promising us time and time again fun and happy experience. Only to then turn around and backstabbed us all. It instead has provided to us a swift kick

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5 Reasons To Consider Residential Treatment in Florida

The unfortunate statistic is that almost 21 million Americans have issues with addiction. An even more depressing statistic is only 10% receive treatment which has contributed to a tripling of overdose deaths since 1990. So if you have an issue with addiction, or you have a loved one that has an addiction

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The Risks and Dangers of Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is one of the most addictive and abused substances in the world. People regularly need addiction treatment for it. It’s commonly known as a party drug, used by those in the age group between 18 and 25. But cocaine can easily become a dangerous habit, especially if you use crack

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What Is Recovery Management?

Making it through rehab is just the beginning of the journey to recovery. Recovery management services are essential for the newly clean addict or alcoholic. They can make all the difference in preventing future relapse and keeping your life on track as you begin the next stage of your journey.

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5 Signs You Or Your Loved One Needs Xanax Detox

Can you believe that one out of five Xanax users abuse their medication? Not only that, but it’s even harder to spot addiction when your doctor prescribes your drugs to you. How can you tell you or someone you know has a Xanax addiction? The answer is clear: you need to know how to detect

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Surprising Effects of Alcohol on Skin: How it’s Aging You Inside and Out

When you think about the impact alcohol has on your health and wellbeing most people only consider what it does to their internal organs. But, do you really understand its devastating effects on your body’s largest organ? One in eight adults in the US is battling alcoholism. If you find the recurrent use of