Addiction Rehab

Celebrating Freedom from Addiction

Independence Day may be over for another year, but celebrating freedom is something worth doing daily. More valuable even than political freedom is freedom of the soul: Celebrating Freedom to Know What’s Right and Do It Just about everyone who makes it into substance-abuse recovery has sworn many times, “I’ll never do that again.” Then they…

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Do I Need a Rehab Program for Women Only?

Many people face one big question when deciding on rehab treatment today. That is, do I need rehab programs for women or men only? Is a gender-specific program the right one for my best chance of long term sobriety? Do I Need Rehab Programs for Women Only? That question of, “Do I need rehab programs…

What is Step 8 of the 12 Steps Program?

Step Eight of the 12 Steps: We made a list of all persons we had wronged, and became willing to make amends to them all. Step Eight of the 12 Steps is the first major move toward returning to the “real world” with changed behavior to match your changed attitude. In a way, this step is counterintuitive. If the…

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What to Look for in a Trauma Therapy Program in Texas

Overcoming trauma is difficult, but there are ways to make the healing process easier. If you approach it with the right mindset and equip yourself with the proper resources, then you greatly increase your chances of success. However, in order to do that, you should find a treatment facility that offers trauma-informed therapy and trauma-focused…

How to Stage an Intervention for an Addict

Television has given us all a look at how some people run interventions. Unfortunately, what we see on TV pales in comparison to a well thought out intervention. When a loved one is in trouble, it’s usually family members and friends that offer help. With addiction, an intervention is a solid choice. The gathering of…

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How To Talk To Family About Addiction Treatment

How To Talk To Family About Addiction Treatment Deciding to get help is such a huge step, and you should be proud of yourself. The first step is informing your loved ones about what you are going through. On that account, you might be wondering how to talk to family about addiction. Well, here are…

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When Prescriptions Become a Problem: Medication Abuse

Although prescription medication abuse is now a topic of common knowledge, many people still assume that if doctors are allowed to recommend something, going a little farther with it can’t be so bad. The truth is, especially with opiate medications such as Percocet or OxyContin, anyone who steps outside carefully regulated therapeutic boundaries is playing…

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Why Getting Addiction Help is Important

Addiction is an issue that plagues millions of individuals of all ages from around the world each day. Some addictions are just psychological and mental. Others create a physical dependency and life-threatening risk as the addiction progresses. You may be someone struggling with an addiction for the first time. Or perhaps you have battled the…

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Replacing Unhealthy Habits with Healthy Ones: 7 Things Addicts Should Know

Among our primary values at Kemah Palms Recovery® is a commitment to assisting clients in replacing unhealthy habits with positive ones. If you’re investigating Houston substance abuse treatment programs, you know what it’s like to have a habit you want to get rid of. You know that the claim “I can quit whenever I want” fails the FTTP (From…