drugs that lead to dependence and addiction

Drug Dependence vs. Drug Addiction

Drug addiction and drug dependence are terms people often use interchangeably, but they are different conditions. Even the treatment centers sometimes define addiction and dependence in different ways. However, the most important thing to know for someone battling these conditions is that both are treatable in the right program. At San Antonio Recovery Center, we…

man spots his oxycodone addiction early

Spotting an Oxycodone Addiction Early

At San Antonio Recovery Center, we offer addiction treatment programs for several different drugs, including oxycodone. Oxycodone belongs to a growing range of opioid painkillers with a high potential for addiction following clinical use. Various forms of this drug contain aspirin, acetaminophen, aspirin, or pure oxycodone. Oxycodone, often referred to as ‘oxy,” is highly addictive.…

man learns about the many faces that addiction can take

The Faces of Drug Addiction

Shows like Intervention and Addicted have highlighted the plight of individuals struggling with substance abuse and their journey to recovery. These TV shows document the faces of drug addiction and family members’ attempts to save them. Sadly, these episodes only catalog a small number of individuals who make up the faces of addiction. Addiction is…