opiate detox

Addiction in Black & White

Addiction in Black & White For some, reading is part of a successful opiate detox There is something uniquely comforting about recognizing yourself in the pages of a book – whether it be fiction, nonfiction or memoir. For those in need of a detox center in Florida, that moment when you feel the connection, when the…

Students Are at Risk

High-Achieving Students Are at Risk

Curling up with a good book can help you through drug detox in Florida Reading is good for you!  As Real Simple reports, “It turns out that diving into a page-turner can also offer benefits toward your health and happiness.” Recently, they offered readers 8 Science-Backed Reasons to Read a (Real) Book.  Among them are:   Reading can help you…

Guided Meditation: A Powerful Drug Addiction Treatment Tool

Guided Meditation: A Powerful Drug Addiction Treatment Tool

If you are among the millions who read Elizabeth Gilbert’s wildly popular book Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia or the millions more who saw the movie adaptation starring Julia Roberts, a discussion of meditation might conjure images of an Indian ashram in your mind. And, while others are talking about…

Fighting Back against Big Pharma

Fighting Back against Big Pharma

Fighting Back against Big Pharma If you are among the millions of Americans who were prescribed opioids for pain resulting from surgery, an injury or illness and subsequently became addicted, you may be happy to know that a growing number of states, cities and counties across the country are suing the manufacturers and distributors of…

No one is immune from the disease of addiction

No one is immune from the disease of addiction

There is no shame in seeking drug addiction treatment The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, doesn’t mince words. “Dependence on alcohol and drugs is our most serious national public health problem.”  In an era of widespread division, drug and alcohol dependency unites us. “It is…

Music Therapy Makes a Difference

Music Therapy Makes a Difference

Music Therapy Makes a Difference According to the American Music Therapy Association, music therapy is “the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.”   In other words, music therapy is an established health profession that…