Choosing the Right Rehab: Key Factors to Consider

If you or a loved one are considering seeking help for addiction and mental health issues, you’re taking a significant step towards a healthier and happier life. However, choosing the right rehab facility is a crucial decision that can greatly impact the success of your recovery journey. Here are some of the most prominent actors…

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Success Stories from Kemah Palms: Triumphs Over Addiction

Addiction is a universal challenge that touches the lives of countless individuals across the globe. Its complexity can be bewildering, often leaving those affected searching for answers and solutions. To navigate this intricate issue, it’s crucial to delve into the very heart of addiction, comprehending its definition, and unraveling the profound impact it has on…

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Personalizing Your Path to Recovery: The Importance of Tailored Treatment Plans

Recovery from addiction is a journey that’s deeply personal, and no two paths are the same. It’s like embarking on a unique adventure, and just like any journey, having a personalized map can make all the difference. In this blog, we’re going to explore the importance of tailored treatment plans, also known as individualized treatment…

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Managing Co-Occurring Disorders: Strategies for Integrated Care

Life can be complicated, and so can the challenges it throws our way. Imagine dealing with two significant issues at the same time. This is the reality for many individuals facing both addiction and mental health issues, a situation referred to as co-occurring disorders.   Co-occurring disorders, also known as dual diagnosis, occur when substance…

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The Critical Role of Family Support in the Journey of Addiction Treatment

Navigating the stormy seas of addiction can feel like being lost without a compass. But imagine finding a lighthouse in that storm, guiding you back to shore. That lighthouse is family support, a beacon of hope and strength in the tumultuous journey of addiction recovery. The role of a supportive family can be the difference…

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Trauma and Gambling Addiction

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This presentation is on trauma and problematic gambling presented by Joanne Ketch, LPC, LMFAO, DC and SAP. Joanne Ketch is an LPC, LMS, LCD and a SAP, or Rdsap. Jane is a multi credentialed clinician serving professionals, medical staff, first responders and military, and Katy, Texas. This is an encore career for Joanne, and since…

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HIV and Intravenous Drug Use

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This presentation is on HIV and people who inject drugs. Thank you to our presenting partner Lisa Hinson at Landrum Counseling and Consulting. Miss Lisa. Thank you, miss Krystle. I appreciate that. And yes, we have known each other for quite a bit of time at mates and teammates. So and I love what Kemah…

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Motivational Interventions in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

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Using Motivational Intervention in Addiction Treatment This week’s presentation is on motivational interventions in substance use disorder treatment. Thank you to our presenting partner Vaughn Gilmore with the Menninger Clinic. There’s a lot here to cover and we’re certainly not going to cover everything but but sort of to start out with really an idea…

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Chronic Pain and The Trauma Egg

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Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction in America This presentation is on chronic pain and the trauma egg. Thank you to our presenting partner Eric McLaughlin with Intervention 911 and Kemah Palms very own Dr. James Flowers. I’m just going to introduce Dr. James Flowers. Oh, thank you, guys, and I’m so happy to be able…

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Psychological Effects of the COVID 19 Pandemic in Individuals & Families

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Substance Abuse & Addiction During the Covid Pandemic Kemah Palms is an adult residential substance abuse program located in Kemah, Texas, so for those of you that maybe aren’t in the Houston area, we are South Houston towards the coastline about 45 minutes south of Houston. If you are in the area and you know…

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