Drug Addiction

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Outdoor Activities in Recovery

In the realm of addiction recovery, the therapeutic benefits of outdoor activities are increasingly recognized as integral components of holistic treatment plans. These activities, often integrated into comprehensive treatments at men’s & women’s rehab facilities like Kemah Palms, play a crucial role in promoting physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. By immersing individuals in natural environments,…

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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…

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Drug Detox in Houston: The Ultimate Guide

If you’ve been struggling with addiction for years and you finally decide to put an end to it. It sounds like a good idea in your head, but when you try to go through with it, things get difficult. Suddenly, the withdrawal symptoms set in and you want nothing more than for them to stop….

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How is Therapeutic Recreation Used in Addiction Recovery?

When it comes to treating substance addiction, there is a wide range of treatment options. In this day and age, addiction treatment facilities like Kemah Palms Recovery® prefer to use modern treatment techniques. This might include everything from a holistic approach to healing all the way through the scientific method approach. One of the most…

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Is Alcohol a Drug?

Is alcohol a drug? Very few people would say that alcohol is a drug, but it comfortably fits the definition of a drug. A drug is any substance that has a physiological effect when consumed. Although alcohol might be a socially accepted substance in moderation, we should still treat it like a drug. Because alcohol…

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Preparing for Detox Treatment

Overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction may be hard, but it is gratifying in the end. Once you have committed to that decision, the next step is signing up for a detox and rehabilitation program. Before a medical detox treatment takes place, many newcomers feel intimidated about what to expect. They shouldn’t be. When you…

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Licensed Professional Rehab Center Kemah TX

Whether it’s illicit drugs, prescription medications or alcohol, substance addiction has become an epidemic in North America. For example, in 2017, “19.7-million Americans ages 12 and up suffered from a substance use disorder.” However, there is hope with a licensed professional rehab center in Kemah, TX, that uses proven treatments for addiction recovery. At Kemah…

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Finding Peace Within: Integrating Mindfulness and Meditation into Addiction Recovery

In the hustle and bustle of our modern world, finding moments of peace and clarity can seem like a distant dream, especially for those grappling with addiction. However, amidst the chaos, there lies a powerful tool that has the potential to transform lives: mindfulness and recovery. Settle in because today we’re going to explore how…

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Setting Goals in Addiction Recovery

Once you’re detoxed, self-evaluated, and feeling hopeful for a substance-free future, it’s time to clarify your vision for that future. Few things are as universally advocated as setting goals during substance abuse treatment. Yet, even the healthiest people struggle to define what those concepts mean for them. As the saying goes, “If it were easy,…

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Pain Management Techniques

Many drug addictions begin from a prescription to painkillers. They develop an addiction while taking doctor-prescribed opiates trying to treat their pain from medical procedures. Pain takes many people into the darkness of opiate addiction. If you or someone you love suffer chronic pain and painkiller addiction, you need the right help for both of…

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Physical and Psychological Dependence of Addiction

One of the most difficult parts of beating an addiction to drugs or alcohol is dealing with the dependence you’ve developed. As your body and brain become more dependent on a substance, trying to quit can bring on various symptoms of withdrawal. Many people want to quit and have tried to, but the symptoms of…

What is Step 1 of the 12 Steps Program?

Following up last week’s post on The 12 Steps, this week begins a series of posts that examine each of the steps in more detail. Step One of the 12 Steps: We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction–that our lives had become unmanageable. “I can handle it” is one of humanity’s favorite phrases; most of…