Drug Rehab

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Understanding the Link Between Divorce and Addiction

Navigating a divorce is a life-changing experience that is often clouded by the feeling of loss. Feelings of sorrow, pain, irritability, insecurity, and depression are not uncommon. Like other forms of loss, going through a divorce can feel overwhelming as you try to plan a future and redefine your life without your spouse. Considering the…

The Critical Role of Family Support in the Journey of Addiction Treatment

Navigating the stormy seas of addiction can feel like being lost without a compass. But imagine finding a lighthouse in that storm, guiding you back to shore. That lighthouse is family support, a beacon of hope and strength in the tumultuous journey of addiction recovery. The role of a supportive family can be the difference…

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Dealing with Chronic Pain and Addiction

When you or someone you love face the commonly paired problems of chronic pain and addiction, the future feels scary. But with the right treatment, chronic pain becomes a problem of your past, just as you learn how to live without using drugs or alcohol. Instead, you learn constructive ways of managing your pain for…

What is Step 10 of the 12 Step Program?

Step 10 of the 12 Steps: We continued to take personal inventory, and, when we were wrong, promptly admitted it. Like it or not, recovery from addiction isn’t something you can do once and cross off your bucket list. We all get hungry again after eating, tired again after sleeping, dirty again after showering, flabby…

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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…

what is EMDR

How is EMDR Used in Addiction Treatment?

There are many different therapies, just as there are many different individuals. At Kemah Palms Recovery®, we want you to know the answer to, “What is EMDR?” It may be a tool to help you in your healing of addiction or anxiety.   What Is EMDR?   EMDR therapy treatment has been especially successful in…

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Recovery Through Writing: Journaling as a Therapeutic Tool

Journaling is more than just putting pen to paper; it’s a profound therapeutic practice that holds immense power in the journey of recovery from addiction. At Kemah Palms Recovery we understand the critical role of journaling where words become instruments of healing, introspection, and growth. Journaling serves as a trusted companion on the path to…

The Will to Recover from Addiction

In recognition of July’s status as Independence Day month, our next several posts will focus on the theme of freedom and the will to recover. Like all major life changes, freedom from addiction is easier to dream of than to achieve. Anyone can wish for a better life; relatively few are willing to work for it. It’s…

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Addiction Recovery for Teens: Choosing a Teen Rehab Center in Kemah

Any teen can be at risk of developing a substance use disorder. Parents of teens that are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse should take action immediately to this treat addiction as soon as possible. While teens begin abusing substances for multiple reasons, they often can’t see the destruction that they are causing in their…

A Calendar of Life Hacks for Addiction Recovery

Happy New Year, everyone! Hopefully, you’ve made resolutions to keep every day of 2016 fulfilling and purposeful. Here’s our calendar of life hacks, one for every month of the year. January While your New Year’s resolutions are still new, mark off specific time on your calendar—every day or week—for working on each of your top…

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Dangers of Drug Withdrawal Symptoms

Addiction can control everything you do in life. There comes a point in most people’s addiction when they realize they need help. They realize they can not allow their addiction to take over their lives any longer. This is the point where you decide to quit using drugs. However, you are apprehensive about the drug…

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Addiction Therapy in Rehab: What is Music Therapy Like?

There is no one-size-fits-all remedy for treating substance abuse. With an effective treatment plan like music therapy from a rehab facility like Kemah Palms, you’ll have access to a variety of resources to help you overcome addiction. What is music therapy like? Music therapy is a holistic addiction therapy designed to help in your journey…