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For decades, Florida has served as the nation’s primary addiction and mental health treatment hub. In fact, the Sunshine State has established some of the most effective addiction treatment models. Florida has also built one of the most expansive networks of recovery communities of any state. While the cities along the coast offer some of the best local detox centers, towns in central Florida are slowly establishing themselves as prominent treatment areas. The detox centers in Orlando, in particular, are gaining traction as some of the best in the state.

Finding Reputable Detox Centers in Orlando

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The debate over the widespread legalization of medical marijuana in the U.S. has been active for decades. Back in 1996, California became the first state to legalize marijuana as a medicinal means of treating a wide variety of debilitating (negative life-altering) conditions. Then, twenty years later in November of 2016, Florida followed suit and legalized the statewide use of medical marijuana. So, after voters passed The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, Florida residents with certain medical conditions gained legal access to medical marijuana products.

Is There Medical Marijuana Near Me?

In Florida, medicinal marijuana is only available through state-approved dispensaries. …
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Detox centers exist in every state across the country. However, the ones in Florida are especially popular. In fact, Florida has become the nation’s unofficial hub for addiction detox, rehab, and recovery— and with benefits like sunshine, beaches, and crisp tropical air, it’s easy to see why. Of all the options in the Sunshine state, the detox centers in Jupiter, Florida are among the most widely sought after for both local and out-of-state patients in recovery. Here’s why.

The Florida Treatment Model

One of the reasons why Florida is one of the best places to go for rehab is that …
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Lumiere Detox Center by Rachel Fieler - 2M ago

The opioid crisis has been spreading across the United States for decades. Although lawmakers and pharmacists are working to limit the number of opioid prescriptions that go out each year, most people can still find ways to obtain these potent painkillers. However, those who can’t access prescription opioids have turned to a cheaper and deadlier alternative: heroin. The widespread use of heroin has been on the rise over the last few years. In fact, heroin become one of the most popular drugs among substance users— especially in Miami, Florida. And, although there is an abundance of treatment options …
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Lumiere Detox Center by Rachel Fieler - 2M ago

The ongoing opioid use epidemic has reached its peak. In response to this, at least 33 states have implemented new laws and regulations to protect its citizens. Since late 2017, Florida has joined the nationwide effort to combat the opioid crisis. Over these two years, the Sunshine State has implemented two fundamental laws regarding the opioid crisis: CS/HB477 and CS/CS/HB21. These new Florida drug laws have become part of a massive movement that limits illicit drug dealings and unnecessary prescriptions.

The Details Behind The New Florida Drug Laws About CS/HB477

“[This law states that] unlawful distribution of specified controlled


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For years, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has been actively trying to stop the circulation of kratom, an herb that many mistakenly believe can treat opioid addiction and withdrawal. Moreover, Florida lawmakers have been trying to issue a statewide ban on the substance with little success. As of right now, kratom is still legal everywhere in Florida except for Sarasota County, which successfully enforced a ban. And, unfortunately, finding (and using) kratom in West Palm Beach and the surrounding areas has become all too easy.

What is Kratom?

Mitragyna speciosa, or kratom, is a type of tropical evergreen …
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The holidays aren’t always the most wonderful time of the year. In fact, for many of us, it’s the most stressful time of year. Between gift-shopping, trip-planning, and card-sending, it’s hard not to be stressed. Plus, holiday festivities often involve awkward or embarrassing social situations, like facing distant relatives who like to criticize every decision you’ve ever made in your adult life. Overall, the unrealistic expectations of the “perfect family” and the “perfect holiday season” take a toll. This is especially true for people in recovery. Still, sober holidays are far better than the ones drenched in alcohol. Here’s …
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Is Christmas a good time to go to rehab? Well, there is never a ‘good’ time to go to rehab. Still, people who struggle with substance use disorder should go to rehab as soon as possible, even if it means spending the holidays at a rehab Christmas program. While it’s understandable that most people want to spend the holidays with their loved ones, the need for rehab carries more weight than any excuse can.

Common Excuses that Addicts Use to Avoid Rehab
  • “I don’t really have a problem.”
  • “I don’t need help until I hit rock bottom.”
  • “I can

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Since 2015, the United States has experienced drastic changes in life expectancy from birth to death. Last year, in particular, marked a steep downward trend caused by increased rates of both drug overdose and suicide. The number of drug overdose deaths alone was so high that it left a notable impact on overall American life expectancy for the third year in a row.

A Sharp Decline Following Years of Growth

For decades prior to 2015, the collective life expectancy of the United States population was on the upswing. In fact, life expectancy was rising by a few months almost every …
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As the end of December draws closer, most of us are taking the time to reflect on all the positive experiences we’ve had and the precious memories we’ve built throughout the past year. Still, 2018 has not been a kind year for everyone. If you are one of the countless people who decided to get sober this year, braving the transition into 2019 may seem like an impossible task. The holiday season, after all, is the hardest time of the year to stay sober. But you can do it. It’s just a matter of finding the right ways to spend …
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