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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Drugs And Violence: What To Do If An Addict Becomes Violent

Have you ever heard of the supervillain “Florida Man”? While not actually a villain, it’s a phenomenon where people in Florida, do illegal and sometimes violent things while on drugs. Humor aside, it’s not uncommon to see a link between drugs and violence. Some drugs are more likely than others

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The Word “No” Is Your Best Friend In Recovery: Learn How to Say No to Peer Pressure

Did you know that thousands of people in the country die each year due to a drug overdose? After all, more than 70,200 Americans died due to overdosing from both illegal drugs and prescription opioids. This is a two-fold decrease within a span of a decade. If you’re in rehabilitation, you know

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Drugs in Schools: The Connection Between Academic Failure and Use

1 in 7 students walk away from academic achievement and drop out of high school. 42 percent of those drops out drink alcohol. Another 10 percent take prescription drugs and 27 percent marijuana. Drugs in schools have a direct effect on the children and teens who use them. Teens sneak drugs

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Do It for Your Kids: How Living with Alcoholic Parents Shapes Kids’ Entire Lives

Around 26.8 million of American children experienced exposure to alcoholism in their family. This leads to a number of developmental issues that will shape how they function as adults. The problem here is that many alcoholic parents go unnoticed because they’re high-functioning individuals. To the outside world, they seem to be in control

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No More Excuses: A Guide to the Many Different Types of Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers

Did you know that substance abuse and illicit drug use cost the United States on average $740 billion each year? These costs result from: Lost work productivity Crime Health care What’s more, the total number of overdose deaths skyrocketed from 16,849 in 1999 to more than 70,237 in 2017. The sharpest

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Prevention Tips: The 9 Most Common Signs of Drug Use in Teenagers

There were more than 47,000 opioid-related drug deaths in 2017. With staggering numbers like that, it’s no surprise that parents are hyper-vigilant about signs of drug use in their teenagers. Parents want to keep their kids safe, and no one can argue that. Here are the top 5 most common signs of

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Learn the Effects of Bullying That Lead to Substance Abuse

20 percent of students have reported bullying at one point or another. Out of the student population, 22.8 percent of girls get bullied compared to 18.8 percent of boys. Bullying can have deeper damage on children and teens than we know. Not only will these children suffer from depression and anger,

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How Parental Alcoholism Affects the Family

It is estimated that approximately 15 million Americans suffer from an alcohol addiction of some kind. Of these 15 million, many are parents. Unfortunately, when a parent suffers from alcoholism, he or she is not the only one who suffers. His or her children suffer as well, and usually in a substantial way. Below,

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Running For Addiction Recovery: The Benefits of an Exercise Routine

If you’ve struggled with addiction, recovery is a tough path. So cutting yourself off from your harmful habits is an incredible accomplishment. However, once you’ve detoxed from drugs and alcohol and completed your rehabilitation program, you still have a long way to go. During addiction recovery, you’ll feel tempted to

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The Connection Between Domestic Abuse and Addiction: How Toxic Relationships Lead to Addiction

Around 60% of people are willing to stay in unfulfilling and unsatisfying relationships. This willingness to stay in bad relationships results in abusive relationships forming. Abuse isn’t always physical, although, that is what we think of. Other types include psychological, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial. Manipulation can hit several categories at once