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Transformations Treatment Center is a Delray Beach-based drug and alcohol rehab facility that specializes in co-occurring disorders, process addictions, substance abuse, and mental health. The Addiction is a Disease podcast is a way to promote mental health and sobriety while sharing Transformation's resources and content with the world via audio.For those wanting to learn more about Transformations, visit our website: https://www.transformationstreatment.center/ >>>> You can also visit our google site:>>>> https://www.google.com/maps?cid=9720609399900639450

Transformations Treatment Center is a Delray Beach-based drug and alcohol rehab facility that specializes in co-occurring disorders, process addictions, substance abuse, and mental health. The Addiction is a Disease podcast is a way to promote mental health and sobriety while sharing Transformation's resources and content with the world via audio.For those wanting to learn more about Transformations, visit our website: https://www.transformationstreatment.center/ >>>> You can also visit our google site:>>>> https://www.google.com/maps?cid=9720609399900639450

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United States

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Transformations Treatment Center is a Delray Beach-based drug and alcohol rehab facility that specializes in co-occurring disorders, process addictions, substance abuse, and mental health. The Addiction is a Disease podcast is a way to promote mental health and sobriety while sharing Transformation's resources and content with the world via audio.For those wanting to learn more about Transformations, visit our website: https://www.transformationstreatment.center/ >>>> You can also visit our google site:>>>> https://www.google.com/maps?cid=9720609399900639450

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English

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Episodes

Inpatient Depression Treatment South Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

4/16/2021
Suicidal thoughts can sneak up on you, first maybe showing up as intermittent curiosity, but soon taking up more of your focus and mental energy. If you’re thinking about suicide at all, it’s time to seek treatment. Suicidal depression is real, and an inpatient treatment program for depression can help keep you safe, treat your symptoms, and develop personalized strategies to de-escalate feelings of despair and reconnect with optimism and hope. At Alvarado Parkway Institute, we believe every...

Duration:00:02:26

Inpatient Depression Treatment Delray - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

4/16/2021
When you or your loved one enters inpatient treatment for depression at Transformations Treatment Center, you can expect to receive comprehensive services that have been customized according to your specific needs, and that are provided in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Our state-of-the-art treatment center in Delray Beach, FL, features specialized treatment tracks for adolescents, adults, and senior adults whose lives have been impacted by mental and/or behavioral health concerns -...

Duration:00:02:21

Inpatient Depression Treatment Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

4/16/2021
Inpatient Depression Treatment According to statistics, more than 16 million Americans struggle with some form of clinical depression. 1 For some, depression comes in the form of a mild, chronic condition known as dysthymia, while others may encounter a major depressive episode brought on by continued or acute stress. However, chronic depression can become severe for many – and clinical depression can become debilitating for many. In the most serious cases of depression, the ability to...

Duration:00:02:32

Inpatient Bulimia Treatment Delray - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

3/5/2021
Bulimia can also run in families, meaning that people who grow up watching an adult engage in bulimia can become adults who do the same thing. There may be genes involved in this transition, or the young people might just mimic the behavior and assume it’s normal. Without proper treatment, bulimia tends to get worse. In time, people like this might be drawn to purge every meal. Many of the risks associated with bulimia are linked to the methods people use in order to eliminate binged foods...

Duration:00:02:31

Inpatient Bulimia Treatment South Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

3/5/2021
Bulimia nervosa is characterized by a cycle of binge eating followed by some type of compensatory action to avoid weight gain. Researchers estimate that one to three women out of 100 will develop bulimia nervosa at some point in their lives. Within our bulimia treatment center, we offer a wide range of therapies for bulimia nervosa that are carried out by our team of doctors, nurses, therapists, dieticians and psychiatrists. We understand that every person's journey to recovery is...

Duration:00:02:25

Inpatient Bulimia Treatment Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

3/4/2021
Bulimia is a psychological eating disorder in which you have episodes of binge eating (consuming a large quantity of food in one sitting). During these binges, you have no sense of control over your eating. Afterward, you try inappropriate ways to lose weight such as:Bulimia, also called bulimia nervosa, tends to start in late childhood or early adulthood You feel disgusted and ashamed when you binge, and relieved once you purge. People with bulimia usually weigh within the normal range for...

Duration:00:02:35

Inpatient Bipolar Disorder Treatment Delray - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/25/2021
Because it is often difficult to predict which patient will react to what drug or what the dosage should ultimately be, the psychiatrist will often need to experiment with several different medications when beginning treatment. While antidepressants remain widely prescribed for bipolar depression, most antidepressants have not been adequately studied in patients with bipolar depression. Long-term treatment with antidepressants in bipolar disorder tends to be recommended only when the...

Duration:00:02:33

Inpatient Bipolar Disorder Treatment Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/25/2021
Treatment can help many people, including those with the most severe forms of bipolar disorder. An effective treatment plan usually includes a combination of medication and psychotherapy, also called “talk therapy.” Bipolar disorder is a lifelong illness. Episodes of mania and depression typically come back over time. Between episodes, many people with bipolar disorder are free of mood changes, but some people may have lingering symptoms. Certain medications can help manage symptoms of...

Duration:00:02:42

Inpatient Bipolar Disorder Treatment South Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/25/2021
Mild side effects often improve as you find the right medications and doses that work for you, and your body adjusts to the medications. Talk to your doctor or mental health professional if you have bothersome side effects. Don't make changes or stop taking your medications. If you stop your medication, you may experience withdrawal effects or your symptoms may worsen or return. If you think you need to make a change, call your doctor. A number of medications for bipolar disorder can be...

Duration:00:02:42

Inpatient Anxiety Treatment Delray - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/18/2021
If you find that exercise works for you, push yourself to go for brisk walks or undertake an active sport that you enjoy. Get your heart rate into the target range for your age for at least 30 minutes each time you exercise. Since anxiety is often accompanied by shallow breathing, deep breathing exercises can also be helpful. Breathe in slowly through your nose, using your diaphragm to suck air into your lungs while allowing your abdomen to expand. (Put your hand on your abdomen just below...

Duration:00:02:32

Inpatient Anxiety Treatment Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/18/2021
To help diagnose generalized anxiety disorder, your doctor or mental health professional may: Do a physical exam to look for signs that your anxiety might be linked to medications or an underlying medical condition Order blood or urine tests or other tests, if a medical condition is suspected Ask detailed questions about your symptoms and medical history Use psychological questionnaires to help determine a diagnosis Use the criteria listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental...

Duration:00:02:45

Inpatient Anxiety Treatment South Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/18/2021
Benzodiazepine use in the elderly is associated with an increased risk of falls, broken hips and legs, and car accidents. Long-term benzodiazepine use also increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Because they’re physically addicting and on their own and dangerous when combined with alcohol and other drugs, anyone with a current or former substance abuse problem should use benzodiazepines only with extreme caution. Many medications originally approved for the treatment of...

Duration:00:02:38

Inpatient Anorexia Treatment Delray - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/12/2021
If you are a person who wants to get better, you may have to face the truth. This is a simple question, but anorexia treatment goes beneath the surface to understand the complexity of the answer. A specialist can connect the dots between food restriction, exercise, isolation, perfectionism, emotional avoidance, relationships, school, and work, as well as the management of anorexia as the key to holding everything together. You know better than anyone else that this is a horrible experience....

Duration:00:02:49

Inpatient Anorexia Treatment South Florida - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/12/2021
Pressure from peers and a society that equates thinness and physical appearance with beauty also can have an impact on the development of anorexia nervosa. There is no single path to an eating disorder. For many, irregular eating behaviors (also called “disordered eating”) represents an inappropriate (doctors may say, “maladaptive”) coping strategy that becomes permanent over time. Eating disorders also might have physical causes. Changes in hormones that control how the body and mind...

Duration:00:02:47

Inpatient Anorexia Treatment - Mental Health Treatment in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

2/12/2021
If your doctor suspects that you have anorexia nervosa, he or she will typically do several tests and exams to help pinpoint a diagnosis, rule out medical causes for the weight loss, and check for any related complications. These exams and tests generally include: This may include measuring your height and weight; checking your vital signs, such as heart rate, blood pressure and temperature; checking your skin and nails for problems; listening to your heart and lungs; and examining your...

Duration:00:02:42

Morphine Rehab South Florida - Addiction in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

1/19/2021
These may include: It’s important to remember that different drugs remain in your system for different lengths of time and this can affect withdrawal onset. what do you use to treat morphine addiction. The amount of time your symptoms last depends on the frequency of use and severity of the addiction, as well as individual factors like your overall health. If you’ve been on methadone, it may take a day and a half for symptoms to begin. Some specialists point out that recovery requires a...

Duration:00:02:35

Morphine Detox Delray - Addiction in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

1/19/2021
As morphine withdrawal symptoms can be severe, it is recommended that the takes place in a medically assisted environment. This gives a person the opportunity to deal with the physical side of their dependency or addiction in an environment that is safe and well-monitored. At Transformations Treatment Center, our teams are able to provide round-the-clock care and support to make sure that all traces of morphine are removed from the body in a safe and secure manner. Following on from...

Duration:00:02:49

Morphine Detox South Florida - Addiction in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

1/19/2021
Opioids are a class of drugs that act on opioid receptors in the brain. Signals sent to these receptors can block pain and lead to feelings of euphoria. Different types of opioids differ in a few key ways: the form of the drug (i. e. powder, tar, pill, liquid, etc.), how potent they are, how long their effects last and their potential for addiction. Morphine is a naturally occurring substance derived from the opium poppy plant often used to alleviate pain and other physical ailments. The...

Duration:00:02:42

Meth Detox Delray - Addiction in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

1/15/2021
Additionally, there should be a doctor, nurse, friend or family member present for the withdrawal process. Supported withdrawal reduces the risk of complications. Dehydration often accompanies the withdrawal process, which can be dangerous. For this reason, medically supervised detox can be a crucial part of a care plan. Detox centers and rehabilitation facilities provide around-the-clock medical supervision to those undergoing detoxification. The first stage of rehabilitation is an...

Duration:00:02:43

Meth Rehab Delray - Addiction in South Florida - Transformations Treatment Center

1/15/2021
When someone becomes addicted to meth, it leads to physical, mental, and behavioral changes as well. Hyperactivity and increased energy Twitching Mood swings Paranoia or anxiety Mental confusion Decline in overall physical appearance Weight loss Skin sores Bad dental health Strange sleep patterns Increased need for privacy Social withdrawal Inattention to regular responsibilities and duties Decline in school or work performance Over time, a meth addiction will develop and users will build...

Duration:00:02:34