Monthly Archive: November 2017


Your Pathway to a Brighter Future

Miami, Delray Beach, and Broward Drug and Alcohol Rehab Serving Delray Beach, Broward, Miami, and the surrounding areas, the our Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center team members are among some of the most highly trained, compassionate professionals in the field of addiction today. A number of things set us apart, especially the fact that our team of medical professionals provides daily on-site support. Many other addiction rehab centers have the patient’s doctor oversee the Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment Programs, but that doctor has very little contact with patients. We provide a nurturing environment that is completely safe as well as drug-free. Around the clock monitoring of patients is seen to by team members who are certified in behavioral health. Attitude and behaviors are developed in a structured routine that becomes the norm for our patients as they recover. Alcohol Rehabilitation Center At our South Florida alcohol rehabilitation center, it has been observed that by joining the two hypotheses we can aid you in comprehension of both medicinal repercussions and mental triggers. Drug Rehabilitation Programs Drug addiction, whether in men or women, leads to difficult situations for their families and friends that are trying to choose a treatment program for the addict. A variety of treatment programs exist to help with drug addiction treatment. Dual Diagnosis Treatment Often people suffering from anxiety and depression try to self-medicate themselves. Most often, those with an underlying mental illness become dependent on drugs or alcohol as a result of their illness going untreated. Individual and Family Therapy In addition to individual alcohol or drug treatment, family therapy can be extremely helpful for loved ones of patients in alcohol or drug abuse treatment. It is meant to assist with coping with recovery and co-dependency on the addict’s path to sobriety that will assist in adapting to a life of recovery for both the patient and loved ones. Intensive outpatient program (IOP) An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a type of treatment service and support program used primarily to treat chemical dependency that does not rely on detox. This allows patients to juggle life responsibilities while also receiving the treatment they need. Medical Outpatient Detox Detox is the process your body goes through as it rids itself of any drugs left in the system. During this process, your body begins to experience uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms. We offer medically supervised detox at an off-site partner facility. Outpatient Treatment (OP) Outpatient Programs (OP) are often used in the early stages of alcohol addiction programs and drug abuse treatment for those who need minimal amounts of treatment and therapy. OP could be perfect for anyone who has responsibilities or families that make inpatient drug rehab or inpatient alcohol rehab difficult. Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) Our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) treats drug and alcohol abuse while simultaneously allowing the patient to continue their daily life and consists of therapeutic sessions at various levels of intensity. We tailor programs to meet your needs with intensive therapy done in a safe and secure luxury residence. Paying for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation We assist you in creating a suitable financial plan that ensures a simplified and affordable way to recover from the sickness and pay for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation. Serving Miami, Broward, Delray Beach, and the surrounding area, is available to take your call 24/7 – 365 days a year. For those who you need information about substance abuse treatment, we would be happy to provide information. We’re ready when you’re ready.


Alcohol Abuse Depletes Nutrition: How to Fix It

Alcoholism and the abuse of alcohol are nutritional nightmares, wreaking havoc on the human body. Known for doing damage to a variety of organs, including the liver, brain and pancreas, the effects of alcoholism in terms of health multiply when nutritional values are considered. Nutritional changes account for a significant portion of the long-term complications of alcoholism. In order to come back to full health once they embrace the long-term path of sobriety, most alcoholics need to change their nutritional habits in recovery. MAKING A SHIFT TO HEALTHY NUTRITION, GET YOUR VITAMINS, MINERALS AND GRASS FED MEATS A positive benefit of making a healthy nutritional shift is that the maintenance of good nutritional habits actually helps to decrease the risks for a future alcohol-related relapse. Nutrition is the process through which the human body extracts health-supporting substances, known as nutrients, from foods in a daily diet. To maintain a healthy balance, humans need to consume certain amounts of a variety of nutrients, including healthy omega 3 fats like fish oil, complex carbohydrates with fiber, lean proteins like free range chicken, salmon or grass fed beef, minerals like magnesium, and vitamins including a co-enzyme B-vitamin complex, B vitamins are water soluble and often depleted from alcohol abuse. ALCOHOLISM CAN LEAD TO DEADLY MALNUTRITION Lack of adequate nutrient intake will lead to a form of malnutrition called under-nutrition. In contrast, excessive nutrient intake will lead to another form of malnutrition called over-nutrition and potential obesity. In addition to other roles they play in the human body, proteins, fats and carbohydrates provide the energy needed in terms of calories for both voluntary and involuntary body processes. Alcoholism A Nutritional Nightmare Alcohol is a calorie-containing substance. As a result, it qualifies as a type of nutrient. The problem is that the other harmful properties of alcohol more than offset any potential benefits. First, and perhaps most importantly, alcohol, particularly when it comes to the amounts consumed by alcoholics, degrades the normal function of the liver, the stomach and other organs involved in the processing of nutrients. Alcohol actually prevents the human body from properly processing dietary fats while depleting the body’s supply of most major vitamins and essential minerals like zinc, magnesium, calcium, and iron. In chronic alcoholics, serious or severe nutrition-related problems can lead to pancreatic inflammation and stomach ulcers. A secondary problem is many alcoholics fall into a habit of substituting alcohol for portions of their normal daily caloric intake. In extreme cases, substitution decreases food and nutrient intake by a substantial percentage. For alcoholics who initially start with minor maladaptive health issues, this pattern of food replacement can potentially worsen their condition. RESTORING HEALTH FOR ALCOHOLICS IN RECOVERY In a study of alcoholics in early recovery, experts at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism identified multiple cases of malnutrition. As a result, they recommended a dietary program that addresses any nutritional deficiencies. While the specific required diet will vary from person to person, certain general dietary factors may play a role. For instance, consumption of high-protein foods can potentially reduce alcohol cravings by stabilizing an alcoholic’s blood glucose. Recovering alcoholics also benefit from supplements that contain concentrated doses of specific minerals or vitamins. By focusing on the individual nutritional needs of each client, an individualized program directly responds to and helps to repair the nutritional damage done by active alcoholism.