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The Link Between Stress and Relapse

Can Stress Cause a Relapse? According to a recent study, somewhere between 40 and 60 percent of men and women who have been treated for alcoholism or drug addiction will relapse within the first year of their sobriety. Sadly, an even greater number will relapse after the first year. Why are relapse rates so high, […]

Benefits of Lucemyra in Opioid Detox

How is Lucemyra Used? Lucemyra is a relatively new medication that works by effectively blocking the release of norepinephrine and in turn reducing the more severe symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal. Norepinephrine is a vital hormone that is widely thought to play a role in certain bodily functions like sleep regulation, blood pressure, alertness, and […]

Innovative Family Advocacy Program at Agape Treatment Center

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (December 8th, 2020) – Fort Lauderdale-based Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Facility, Agape Treatment Center, has amplified its arsenal of treatment programs with the launch of a new family advocacy program. The new program aims to educate families about the disease of the addiction and ways families are affected while equipping them to […]

Dangers of Shooting Up Benzodiazepines

More About Shooting Up Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepines, more commonly referred to as benzos, are a classification of prescription sedatives most commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and sleep-related issues like insomnia. Some of the more common brand name benzos include Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, Ativan, and Halcion. Because benzos are so potent and habit-forming, medical professionals will only […]