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Author: Dr. Vikram Tarugu

Dr. Vikram Tarugu serves as Chief Executive Officer at Detox of South Florida. He recognizes the weight of patients trusting him with their comfort and well-being. Every day, he strives to answer questions and address the critical aspects of each patient’s health.

Posted Dec. 22, 2016, 4:29 p.m. by Dr. Vikram Tarugu | View Comments
teen addiction

No one likes to think that their teen is addicted to drugs. It can destroy families and have a devastating impact on your teen's future well-being. If you find yourself in this unenviable position, follow these intervention steps, and be ready to seek guidance from someone with professional training right away. Step One: Help Your Teen Admit There is a Problem You can’t really solve this kind of a problem if both sides aren’t committed to solving it. If your teen doesn’t acknowledge the problem or thinks “it isn’t a big deal,” you won’t get very far towards the solution. ...