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Jacksonville, Florida Cocaine Addiction Treatment

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Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Services Breakthroughs’ Jacksonville, Florida cocaine addiction treatment center can help get your life or the life of a loved one back on track. Cocaine addiction is nearly impossible to stop on one’s own. Obtaining freedom from cocaine abuse almost always requires contacting a counseling and mental health center Our […]

Jacksonville, Florida Marijuana Addiction Treatment

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Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Services It is a myth that marijuana is not an addictive drug. Breakthroughs’ Jacksonville, Florida marijuana addiction treatment center provides counseling services for those whose drug of choice has been marijuana and it has negatively impacted their lives. When goals are cast aside and marijuana users lose all motivation, […]

Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse

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Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Services Researchers have found that domestic violence and substance abuse go hand-in-hand. In fact, approximately one fourth to one half of men who commit acts of domestic violence have substance abuse problems. Both domestic violence and substance abuse wreck havoc on families, traumatize children, and can cause generations to […]

Substance Abuse Statistics & Facts

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Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Services Only by examining substance abuse statistics does the severity of chemical addiction and alcohol abuse in our society become evident. For Jacksonville, Florida, our close proximity to Miami increases the ease by which individuals and teenagers are able to obtain drugs. If an individual wishes to get substance […]

Substance Abuse Among Nurses

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Substance Abuse Among Nurses Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Services While no conclusive evidence details the amount of substance abuse among nurses, the access nurses have to drugs puts them at greater risk of chemical addiction than the general public. If you are a nurse suffering from substance abuse, or have been court ordered […]

Depression and Substance Abuse

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Jacksonville, FL Counseling Services   Depression and substance abuse occur at a high rate amongst adults. While one can occasionally occur without the other, depression generally leads to substance abuse or substance abuse can lead to depression. At Breakthroughs’ Jacksonville, Florida substance abuse treatment center, we have credentialed therapists willing to help you get freedom […]

Signs of Substance Abuse

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Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Services The main warning signs of substance abuse come from changes in behavior, attitude, activities, physical appearance, and social circle. However, the below symptoms of substance abuse may be caused by other factors, such as depression, stress, or general teen angst. Regardless of cause, if your child or another […]

Goal Setting in Substance Abuse

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Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Deciding to get help for substance abuse is only half the battle. Goal setting in substance abuse is equally as important in getting freedom from drug and alcohol abuse. Before goal setting can begin however, you must decide to get counseling today by contacting a Jacksonville counselor. At Breakthroughs, […]

Consequences of Adolescent Substance Abuse

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Jacksonville, FL Counseling Services It is no secret that the consequences of adolescent substance abuse are extensive. While it has always been known that academics suffer and the risk of judicial sentencing is a consequence of teen addiction, new studies have proven that long-term health risks are just as dangerous as short-term consequences. If you […]

Substance Abuse in Teens

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Jacksonville, FL & northern Florida Counseling Services Substance abuse in teens can have many causes and is not limited to a single drug. Some teenagers abuse alcohol, while others choose illegal drugs, such as marijuana, prescription drugs, opiates, cocaine, or hallucinogens. At our teen addiction treatment and counseling center in Jacksonville, FL, we provide mental […]