The sunny peninsula of Florida is a haven for addiction treatment centers and sober living homes. But not all treatment programs are created equal. In fact, South Florida has been plagued in recent years by problems in the treatment industry that have threatened the reputation of all programs.
Addiction is a chronic, progressive disease of the brain, and it develops in distinct stages. From identifying common pathways to initial substance use to understanding the difference between substance abuse, addiction and dependence, this eBook provides the information you need to understand the often-complex ways that addiction reveals itself.