Addiction Blog

Cocaine Seizures: Can They Happen?

At Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, we are diving into the largest drug bust in our own backyard. The Brevard County drug bust just proves that the opioid epidemic is a real concern for Florida.

Chronic Pain and Addiction

Chronic pain and addiction are two complex and often interconnected conditions that can significantly impact an individual's life. Both can be incredibly challenging to manage, and when they coexist, they can create a difficult cycle. For those who suffer from chronic pain, their condition's constant discomfort and limitations can lead to feelings of hopelessness, frustration, and loneliness. On the other hand, for those who struggle with addiction, the desire for relief and escape can lead to substance dependence, and this...

Alcohol-Induced Psychosis

When a person abuses alcohol, either in substantial amounts or for a long period, they risk experiencing side effects on their physical and mental health. These effects alone have the potential to wreak havoc on a person’s life, especially if left unaddressed. An example of this is alcohol-induced psychosis, which can lead a person to act irrationally - or worse. Learn about the implications of this kind of diagnosis and how it should be addressed with Behavioral Health of the...