Aid in Recovery Comments on Recent Death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman

Drug and alcohol treatment center Aid in Recovery has released a statement today commenting on the recent death of Academy Award winning actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Aid in Recovery offers comprehensive drug and alcohol rehabilitation therapy to recovering addicts in Southern Florida.

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“There is no silver lining here, but if we can take one thing away from Mr. Hoffman’s death, it is the spotlight that now shines on the epidemic of opiate addiction that is plaguing the nation,”

Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on the recent death of Academy Award winning actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

According to a report from KARE11 (Hoffman's death sheds light on opiate addiction epidemic, 2/2/2014). Hoffman was found dead by police in his Manhattan apartment after an apparent overdose of heroin.

“The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman is tragic beyond words,” said Dr. Michael Lukens, Psychologist at Aid in Recovery. “Our sincere condolences go out to his family and friends.”

According to the report, Hoffman had suffered from drug and alcohol addiction during his early adulthood, but enjoyed a long clean period before his untimely death.

“There is no silver lining here, but if we can take one thing away from Mr. Hoffman’s death, it is the spotlight that now shines on the epidemic of opiate addiction that is plaguing the nation,” said Dr. Michael Lukens. “Drug addiction is an incredibly challenging disease to combat, which is why there is a constant need for new research and treatment tools.”

Aid in Recovery prides itself in staying abreast of all of the latest research and development trends related to the psychology of addiction.

“There is still so much we don’t know about the brain, which holds the key to unlocking the root causes of addictive behavior,” said Dr. Michael Lukens. “Addiction is a lifelong struggle for those in recovery, but through diligent research, proactive treatment, and a strong foundation of positive reinforcement from family, friends and support groups, negative outcomes like overdoses can be avoided.”

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