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 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 [...]
Codeine is a narcotic opioid commonly used to treat pain. Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches explores the symptoms and timeline of codeine withdrawal.
Nowadays, more and more reports of drugs laced with fentanyl are surfacing. Fentanyl is a highly potent opioid drug that’s used recreationally for the euphoric high it produces. However, as one of the more potent drugs of its class, fentanyl, is fatal when taken in doses larger than two milligrams. Despite this risk, many dealers are using this and other substances to lace their drugs. But why? Why do people lace drugs at all? What Are Laced Drugs? Lacing is the [...]