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Here you will see a vast array of different topics being discussed. Use this archive of articles to help you with your addiction, or to bring some unknown knowledge to life. We try and stay ahead and continiously write about daily trends, news worthy articles, addiction help, sober support, substance abuse treatment and much more. 

How do opioids affect the nervous system?

How Do Opioids Affect the Nervous System?

Whether opioids are prescribed or used illegally, they directly affect the nervous system. Unfortunately, many people mistakenly assume that even when their doctor prescribes opioids

Cocaine Detox

What To Expect With Cocaine Detox

Cocaine detox can be a difficult process that requires professional help and medical supervision. The physical and psychological effects of cocaine withdrawal can be severe,

How long does benzo detox last? The Retreat of Broward has answers.

How Long Does Benzodiazepine Detox Last?

Benzos are prescription medications that can be beneficial for some people when taken as prescribed. However, like other drugs, there is the risk of misuse

Can you get addicted to Wellbutrin? The Retreat of Broward can help.

Can You Get Addicted to Wellbutrin?

Wellbutrin is a prescription medication used to treat seasonal affective disorder, depression, and as a stop-smoking aid. When taken as prescribed, there is a very

A man struggling with high functioning alcoholism.

Are You a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

The 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported 85.6 percent of individuals 18 years, and older drank alcohol at least once in their

what is speedballing

What Is Speedballing?

Two of the more popular substances that are misused or used illicitly are opioids and stimulants. Using these substances long-term or illicitly when not required

detox from opiates

How Long Does It Take to Detox from Opiates?

Taking the first step to recovery from opiate use disorder requires undergoing detox at an addiction medical detox center. However, quitting “cold turkey” is never

aftercare prevents relapse

How Aftercare Prevents Relapse

Once you complete an initial detox and treatment program for alcohol use disorder (AUD) or substance use disorder (SUD), your recovery journey is not over.

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