Community Event – “Lets Talk”

Published on February 23, 2019

Community event attended in Tampa, FL – Let’s Talk The secret within Molestation “Members of the community including, Hope Shaw, Clinical Director of Rockland Treatment Center got together on 2/9/18 in Tampa, FL to have an open and honest conversation about sexual abuse, impact of sexual abuse, treatment, and prevention with the community. Often those […]

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Video: Dr. Nora Volkow on Addiction as a disease.

Published on January 27, 2019

Dr. Nora Volkow addresses the 168th American Psychiatric Association. Explaining the benefits of substance abuse treatment that address the four main areas that affect those addicted today (Biological, Psychological, Behavioral and Social). 

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Opioid Addiction

Published on March 28, 2018

Opioids addiction is a major worldwide health issue due to the easy access that these substances have. Morphine, Codeine, Heroin, Fentanyl, Methadone, Vicodin, OxyContin, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone are among the most common opioids consumed by drug addicts.

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Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation

While there is a drug addiction, the addict changes his behavior and conduct. Drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation focuses on giving the patient his normal life back. This process is done with the help of a multi-disciplinary team of medical specialists. There are many types of treatment and rehabilitation facilities, from which specialize in specific drug addictions to other which attends a major range of drug addictions.

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Understanding Drug Addiction

Usually, when you think in drug addiction or drug abuse, you may associate it to lazy, immature, troubled or vicious people who put their lives and the one of their beloved at risk, but this judgement can sometimes be completely wrong.

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