Addiction can wreak havoc on one\u2019s physical, emotional, social and spiritual health. People who abuse or misuse alcohol or other drugs are not only hurting themselves, but negatively impacting those around them. Sadly, in some cases, people who abuse alcohol or drugs die from their addictions. The U.S. rate of substance abuse is increasing and affecting people of all ages including youth. In 2014, 21.5 million Americans age 12 and older had a substance use disorder, and of those, nearly 2 million involved prescription painkillers and 586,000 involved heroin. Because of the serious health hazard addiction is currently posing on society, Lucida Treatment Center provides addiction treatment resources in Lantana Florida for those in need. Our resources, services, and addiction treatment programs work to help our clients turn their lives around. Available Addiction Treatment Resources Of course, addictions also manifest through other compulsive behaviors that can spiral out of control such as gambling, eating, and sex. Many people \u201cself-medicate\u201d with alcohol or drugs as an escape from dealing with difficult mental issues like depression or anxiety. Lucida is at the forefront of providing integrated addiction and mental health treatment for co-occurring disorders. We offer addiction resources for clients, family members, and friends because we understand how challenging it is to overcome and cope with addictive behaviors. It can be extremely perplexing for anyone who has never abused drugs or alcohol to understand why people do this. Learning about substance abuse can help you determine whether somebody in your life needs professional help and may even save someone\u2019s life. Lucida offers accurate addiction information on topics including healing after drug addiction recovery and the growing public health crisis associated with opioid addiction. Check back often because we regularly post new addiction articles. Recovery is Possible with Lucida Treatment Center Lucida Treatment Center provides a variety of addiction and mental health treatment options to ensure clients receive the treatment they need and deserve. We understand that in many instances, addiction occurs alongside an unknown mental illness. Through our dual diagnosis treatment program, we tackle both issues to help break the dangerous cycle of addiction. Substances that we focus on at our treatment center include the following: \tCocaine \tOpiates and opioids \tMarijuana \tHeroin \tAlcohol \tMeth Mental health disorders we focus on include the following: \tSchizophrenia \tObsessive-compulsive disorder \tMood disorder \tPost-traumatic stress disorder \tDepression \tBipolar disorder \tAnxiety disorders \tBorderline personality disorder To participate in our programs or to learn more through our addiction treatment resources in Lantana Florida, contact Lucida Treatment Center today at . Our team is ready to help those in need.