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16 Jul, 2018

How To Get Suboxone For Free In Fort Lauderdale Florida

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How to get suboxone for free in Broward County Like an oasis in the desert, the residents of the Fort Lauderdale area are finally getting some relief from the opioid crisis. In South Florida, we have been hit particularly hard by this deadly epidemic. It is, in a sense, ground zero. Now, as we battle Read More

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12 Jul, 2018

Gabapentin: The New Xanax? Should We Be Concerned?

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Gabapentin: Is it the new Xanax? Gabapentin, also known by the brand name Neurontin, has been showing up more and more lately in the news. This anti-seizure drug is now being associated with illegal street drugs such as heroin and also abused prescription medications such as oxycontin, opana, oxycodone, morphine, dilaudid and others. Like Xanax, Read More

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9 Jul, 2018

New Recovery VS Old Recovery

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What is the old recovery? There are two major 12 step Fellowship organizations with the worldwide presence. Both were founded in the mid to early 20th century. Drug addiction and alcoholism quickly went from being hopeless terminal conditions to well defined illnesses that could be successfully treated with group support and of course the 12 Read More

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4 Jul, 2018

MAT for Opiate and Opioid Dependence and Addiction

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MAT: What is it? MAT is an acronym. Simply, it stands for Medication Assisted Treatment. Doctors use MAT in conversation when they are talking about medical treatment for opioid addiction. Why do doctors call it MAT? Sometimes, it is hard for us doctors to avoid using technical medical terms when explaining how addiction treatment works. Read More

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30 Jun, 2018

Cancel Heroin Now

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Can we cancel heroin? What does it mean to cancel heroin? It means for all of us to get together as a community and make a commitment to put an end to this deadly drug. We can do this worldwide through social media. The Canceling Trend. Lately, celebrities are finding themselves being canceled. This can Read More

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28 Jun, 2018

Heroin and Suboxone: Are they the same?

Heroin and Suboxone: Are they the same drug? There are articles online proposing that heroin and Suboxone are no different. They make this argument by going down the list and checking off similarities. Both are opioids. Check. Both have abuse potential. Check. And, both heroin and Suboxone have a physical withdrawal syndrome. Hence, heroin and Read More

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25 Jun, 2018

Powerlessness and the Power to Change

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Powerlessness is not hopelessness If you are addicted to drugs, you may know how it feels to want to stop and not be able to stop. You think you are making your own decisions when you justify using drugs just one more time. Just one more and you will quit after that one. Just one Read More

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18 Jun, 2018

Podcast Sponsors for The Rehab Podcast

We are looking for qualified podcast sponsors In 2018, I started a podcast called, “The Rehab”. The topic is generally medical addiction treatment, though I have explored a wide variety of topics related to addiction recovery. So far, I have had an incredible response to the show. My patients are listening and listeners from around Read More

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13 Jun, 2018

Narcotics Anonymous: Should You Go to Meetings?

Should you go to Narcotics Anonymous? Throughout history, there have been periods where an illness could be readily diagnosed but there was no adequate medical treatment. Whenever this has been the case, society has done the best it can to protect the sick and those around them. In fact, when it comes to addiction, at Read More

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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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