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25 May, 2018

Overcoming Opioid Addiction

Overcoming Opioid Addiction

Why are we not yet overcoming opioid addiction? The crisis is getting worse. More people are dying than ever before from opioids. Yet, we pour more and more money and resources into addiction treatment programs that do not work. Why do rehabs fail? Addiction is a medical condition. Why is it acceptable to treat a Read More

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14 Apr, 2018

Fulfilled: Living the life you were meant to live

Fulfilled

Fulfilled is a book that you must read. Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life is a book written by Anna Yusim, M.D., award-winning, board certified psychiatrist. Dr. Yusim has packed this book with practical exercises that will help you to improve relationships, release addictions, transform fears Read More

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22 Mar, 2018

Detox Clinics in Broward County Have a New Treatment Tool

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Detox Clinics now providing monthly injectable buprenorphine in Broward County In Broward County, residents have been blessed with having many detox clinics available. However, until now, the options for treatment have been limited. For Suboxone patients, there has been a choice of medicine that dissolves under the tongue or a six month surgical implant. A Read More

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12 Mar, 2018

Quit Therapy

quit therapy

Living better through quitting Don’t take the title of this article the wrong way. I am not suggesting that you quit going to therapy. If you are seeing a therapist, such as a doctor of psychology, that is a good thing. That is not what I mean by quit therapy. I am proposing a better Read More

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21 Feb, 2018

The First 24 Hours

The First 24 Hours

What happens before I see the doctor? There is something you have to do first. Something that is not going to be easy. If you want to start Suboxone, you have to quit drugs first. You have to put the heroin or pills down in the first 24 hours. Why do I have to quit Read More

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13 Feb, 2018

I am so happy to see you again

Welcome Back

Welcome back! When you missed your appointment, I was worried. I checked in with you once or twice to see if you wanted to reschedule, but I also wanted to respect your privacy. I understand that there is more than one path to recovery. Many choose to follow the spiritual path of complete abstinence. This Read More

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11 Feb, 2018

Psychology of Addiction: The Other Side Of Medical Addiction Treatment

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Psychology may be just what you need for success. About a week ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with a psychologist and addiction specialist who has decades of experience in the field of clinical, academic and forensic psychology. We discussed various topics, including psychology-based treatment options. I was impressed by the many tools that Read More

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28 Jan, 2018

Just Say No. It Can Save Your Life.

just say no

Just say no means more than just quitting drugs. When the first lady of the United States told us to “just say no” to drugs, many of us laughed at her. Why was it so funny? I think that we all know it’s not so easy. If it was, then we would have already been Read More

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21 Jan, 2018

The Escape Rooms: Planning Your Escape

Escape Rooms

Escape Rooms are an analogy for the process of gaining freedom from oppression. Have you visited any of the many escape rooms? These businesses are popping up everywhere. It is a new and exciting form of entertainment that teaches valuable lessons. Hence, those of us who are in difficult life situations can learn from them. Read More

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