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Is Xanax Addictive? Drug Rehab in Florida Answers.

February 6, 2014

Drug rehab in Florida explains that the prescription drug, Xanax, is indeed an addictive substance despite being widely prescribed in the medical community. Xanax is a legal substance when taken under a physician’s instructions, and according to the directions of the prescription. While the drug has great medical/mental health use when taken properly by a person who is in need of it, it can be a dangerous substance. Not taking prescription medication as directed greatly increases the chance of developing a dependency, as we see every day at our center for drug rehab in Florida. What is Xanax? Xanax is…

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Florida Congressman Trey Radel Resigns After Drug Rehab

January 27, 2014

Florida Congressman Trey Radel resigned from U.S. Congress on January 27th after a public battle with the disease of addiction.  In November 2013, Radel pleaded guilty to cocaine possession after purchasing cocaine from an undercover law enforcement officer and was sentenced to one year probation.  Radel sought drug rehab treatment for his addiction and remained in his position representing Southwest Florida until his resignation. Although Radel was committed to remaining in the House of Representatives, he was the subject of an ongoing House Ethics Committee investigation and faced calls from House leaders to resign.  Radel’s resignation leaves the 19th district…

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