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Teenage Drug Addiction

Learn the symptoms and statistics of teenage drug addiction. Call Kemah Palms Recovery® for effective teen addiction treatment.   As a parent, you should be aware of the signs and effects of teenage drug addiction. If you see these signs, help your teen get early, effective treatment. Be alert to changes in your child and…

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Stress Management Techniques for Addiction

Today, we’ll explore stress management techniques to overcome the perfectionism habit and live a lower-stress, more fulfilling, and higher-achieving life. First, though, there are a few things to understand about stress and how to deal with it. Perfectionism may be a symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is not merely a bad habit but a mental…

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Suboxone Withdrawal and Addressing Chronic Pain

You can treat opioid addiction with suboxone. Treatment involves combining a long-acting opioid, buprenorphine and naloxone, which is an opioid antagonist. Still, Suboxone contains an opioid. This means it still has the potential for patients to misuse it. When you want to stop, Suboxone withdrawal is a real physical phenomenon, and you should have an…

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Chronic Pain and The Trauma Egg

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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Teenage Drug Addiction Treatment

Teenage drug addiction is on the rise and affects millions of teenagers and families each year. Do you have a teenager who is struggling with addiction to drugs, alcohol, or other illicit substances? If so, seek out teenage drug addiction treatment to help your teen turn their life around for the better. Young adult drug…

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How to Develop Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery

After doing the hard work in rehab, the last thing a recovering addict wants is to relapse. Any relapse delays the ability to get on with living a useful life. During addiction treatment, patients get the chance to learn about their addiction. That includes learning about their triggers and weaknesses. They also get the opportunity…

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Motivational Interventions in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

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…

The Power of Vision in Sobriety

A major key to finding freedom from chemical dependency is to avoid emphasizing “freedom from” at the expense of “freedom to.” Many people fail to stay clean because, on the subconscious level at least, they think that giving up drugs also means giving up stress relief, enjoyment, or other good-in-themselves things that they’ve come to…

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What Is Rehab Like for Drug and Alcohol Abuse?

If you are considering treatment for yourself or a loved one, you might wonder, “What is rehab like?” The answer depends on the type of program you undergo. Kemah Palms offers a variety of treatment options to meet your unique set of recovery needs. Our chronic pain recovery program is specially designed to support patients…

The Right Way for Addicts to Share Themselves

A key element of recovery is being open about your struggles, temptations, and doubts. Another key element is mixing that openness with a level of discretion. You can share yourself, but be careful how you do that. You’ve probably met people who seem addicted to bragging about their faults: within ten minutes of meeting them,…

Recognize Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

The decision to stop using heroin is not an easy one to make. To begin with, heroin and other opioids create a most devious addiction. The fact an addiction can appear within a couple weeks of taking the first dose is a testament to just how insidious this drug is. As someone contemplates climbing out…

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Core Values to Guide Addiction Recovery

Chronic pain impacts every part of your life. Chronic pain can cause depression and anxiety. It can limit your mobility and ability to function. Managing chronic pain can lead to a dependency on prescription pain medication. If you or a loved one is dealing with substance abuse, recovery is possible. You can live a life…