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Addiction Recovery: Be Willing to Be Imperfect

Strictly speaking, stress “drives” no one to drink—the actual decision is the drinker’s alone. Practically speaking, there’s no question that chronically stressed people are the highest-risk group for becoming addicted and stress management is essential to recovery. If they don’t start using to escape the stress itself, they may become addicted to medications prescribed for…

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Is My Addiction Bad Enough for Rehab?

Have you been struggling with chronic pain and substance addiction? Have you asked yourself “Is my addiction bad enough for rehab?” or “do I need rehab?” Perhaps you worry that dealing with your addiction to painkillers could result in elevated levels of pain. Fortunately, there are more techniques, procedures, and coping skills available to manage…

Pain Prevention and Stress Management

A substantial portion of drug abuse now starts as legitimate painkiller prescriptions. Time Magazine even gave the problem front-cover status. In light of that, addiction treatment and non-chemical pain relief are practically conjoined twins when it comes to pain prevention. We’ve talked before about painkiller addiction, about mindfulness-based pain prevention, and about Dr. Flowers’s expertise…

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Houston Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers

If you or a loved one is struggling with substance abuse issues, it can be difficult to select which Houston drug and alcohol treatment centers are best for you. Drug rehabs near Houston offer different types of treatment, including inpatient, outpatient, and community-based treatments. If you have a dual diagnosis or medical issues, these facilities…

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 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…

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Types Of Psychotherapy Used in Addiction Treatment

Substance addiction is a complex problem. There is no quick fix for the many issues revolving around addiction. It’s a crisis that often disrupts families, homes, and communities. Detox is an important first step, but therapy brings things to the inner core of the problem. Several types of psychotherapy are instrumental in healing the disease…

Perfectionism and Substance Addiction

Nobody is perfect. Over 60 years ago, J. B. Phillips wrote (in Your God is Too Small): “Of all the false gods there is probably no greater nuisance in the spiritual world than the ‘god of one hundred per cent.’ …  This one-hundred-per-cent standard is a real menace [which] has led quite a number of sensitive, conscientious…

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Types of Group Therapy Used in Addiction Recovery

Several group therapy programs can help you process your addiction and move forward. At Kemah Palms Recovery®, we work with multiple therapeutic options that help people heal in a group framework. Discussing the underlying issues that contribute to addiction with a licensed psychotherapist in a group setting has many benefits for recovering addicts. Hearing the…

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Preventing Burnout in Recovery

Burnout is a pervasive issue affecting many individuals, particularly those in recovery from addiction. Recognizing and addressing burnout is crucial for maintaining overall well-being and sustaining progress in recovery. Whether it’s mental exhaustion, burnout physical symptoms, or strained relationships, understanding the signs and symptoms of burnout is the first step towards prevention and recovery. If…

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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…

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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…