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HIV and Intravenous Drug Use

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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The Science Behind Addiction

The Science Behind Addiction The science behind addiction involves a condition where something that was once pleasurable becomes indispensable to your daily life. Drug addiction is an overwhelming desire, uncontrollable use, and then compulsive use. Addiction also includes continuing to use a drug despite any repeated or harmful consequences. People use drugs for many reasons….

What is Narcan?

The US is currently mired in an epidemic of opiate abuse. As a result of this issue, we are seeing troubled individuals having to face their own mortality as they put their very lives at risk. As a nation, we have to come to grips with the gravity of this issue before the casualties reach…

Fearsome Floods of Addiction Relapse

Houston had enough flooding last spring to give anyone chronic ombrophobia (fear of rain). While the high waters have long since receded, periodic “flash flood watches” continue—as do nervous glances at the afternoon sky. Will we relapse into fear of rain? The Storms of Life Are Out to Get Me “At least Houston doesn’t have…

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Options for Paying For Rehab

One of the most significant problems in the world of addiction treatment is getting people to begin a rehab program. Each year, countless people don’t get the help they need. All too often, this happens because prospective clients and their families are worried about the expense. Paying for rehab can seem complicated, but there are…

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Improve Your Life With Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

Rehab is a great tool for people determined to overcome their addictions. When you’re struggling with a dependency on alcohol, you may not be able to do it alone. Caring professionals can help you overcome alcoholism and move forward to the future. When you enter inpatient alcohol rehab at Kemah Palms Recovery®, you will work…

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What Are the Stages of Addiction

Substance addiction does not happen overnight. There are stages of addiction that occur over time, from casual to recreational use and, finally, dependency. During this time, the addicted person may change behavior and become less responsible. His or her habits may lead to problems in their relationships, workplace, and finances. At worst, substance abuse leads…

You’re Not Invincible from Relapse

“So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!” -Holy Bible, New International Version, 1 Corinthians 10:12 Initial detox from chemical dependence is exhilarating. You feel better—physically, mentally, and emotionally—than you have in years. Anything seems possible. You believe wholeheartedly that “I’ll never go back to that old misery!” You believe you’re immune to relapse….

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Does Yoga Help With Chronic Pain?

Have you been wondering: Does yoga help with chronic pain? You might think that coping without your painkiller addictions could leave you with uncontrollable levels of pain. Fortunately, Kemah Palms Recovery® works to teach you effective techniques, coping skills and exercises to help you manage and relieve your pain. One way to do this is…

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Using Expressive Arts as Addiction Therapy

Have you ever felt that if you could just express what was bothering you, then you would be able to move forward and heal? If so, then you would benefit greatly from expressive arts therapy. In fact, even if you haven’t thought much about it, expressing your emotions is critical to the healing process. That’s…

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Are Support Groups Really Important for Addiction Recovery?

Addiction is an isolating disease. It causes people to withdraw from others. In contrast, recovery is a group effort. Support groups are an integral part of an effective aftercare program. During addiction treatment, it can be helpful to hear about the stories of others. Knowing you are not alone can make going through recovery a…

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Deciding Between Detox Centers in South Houston

Detoxification is the beginning of your journey toward long-lasting recovery. It’s not easy. However, with the help of one of the detox centers in South Houston, it’s possible to do so safely and comfortably. How do you pick the right facility? Understanding the Mechanism of Chemical Dependency Recovery from addiction happens in two stages. Firstly,…