(EMAILWIRE.COM, October 17, 2015 ) West Palm Beach, FL -- 2014 heroin overdoses accounted for 477 deaths throughout Florida according to the state's medical examiners. Tampa Bay Times reports that 2014 heroin overdose deaths were more than twice the deaths caused by heroin in 2013. Deaths caused by Fentanyl, a caustic synthetic drug sweeping the nation, eclipsed heroin at 538 and an 84 percent increase since 2013. Heroin is often adulterated with Fentanyl to intensify the narcotic drug's effects.
The rise in heroin and Fentanyl overdose deaths reflects
West Palm Beach Drug Rehab is a facility specializing in Heroin rehab in West Palm Beach and throughout Florida. With the unique perspective of an addiction treatment center in the heart of the battle against substance abuse, West Palm Beach Drug Rehab urges legislative intervention and public education as a vital tool to counteract the heroin abuse epidemic.
A representative of West Palm Beach Drug Rehab commented,
"Heroin abuse and overdose has plagued the country for decades. While effective treatment through a facility offering heroin rehab in West Palm Beach can save lives, preventive measures are desperately needed. Legislative intervention aimed toward preventing the toxin from entering the streets rather than punishing those in need of help for their substance abuse disorders."
About Palm Beach Rehab:
The staff of West Palm Beach Drug Rehab is dedicated to the individual success of each client throughout and beyond rehab. By teaching life management skills and creating a foundation for physical, mental and emotional healing, West Palm Beach Drug Rehab goes beyond the anticipated experience of a drug rehabilitation program. The staff of well-trained and conscientious medical and psychiatric professionals are passionate in their mission to guide clients to a sober, happy life.
For more information visit WestPalmBeachDrugRehab.org or call (561) 513- 5749.
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