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Options for Paying For Rehab

One of the most significant problems in the world of addiction treatment is getting people to begin a rehab program. Each year, countless people don’t get the help they need. All too often, this happens because prospective clients and their families are worried about the expense. Paying for rehab can seem complicated, but there are…

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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…

What is Step 4 of the 12 Steps Program?

Step Four of the 12 Steps: We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves The use of the qualifier “fearless” acknowledges that Step Four of the 12 Steps is frequently approached with sweaty palms and trembling legs. Not only because of what we dread finding, but because this is the transition point, the place…

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Psychological Effects of the COVID 19 Pandemic in Individuals & Families

Substance Abuse & Addiction During the Covid Pandemic Kemah Palms is an adult residential substance abuse program located in Kemah, Texas, so for those of you that maybe aren’t in the Houston area, we are South Houston towards the coastline about 45 minutes south of Houston. If you are in the area and you know…

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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…

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Learn How to Practice Patience During Addiction Recovery

Life has a tendency to throw curveballs at us that try our patience. Learning how to practice patience and stress management is an essential life skill. For those who don’t know how to practice patience, coping mechanisms become necessary. These coping mechanisms then build into substance abuse and addiction. Holistic methods such as acupuncture or…

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Opioid Treatment Program in Houston: Healing from Addiction

One of the most important things in life is to be able to live without pain and addiction. Opioid treatment programs in South Houston offer a variety of ways for you to heal from addiction and get your life back on track.  This blog post will go over some of the pros and cons that…

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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….

What is Step 2 of the 12 Steps Program?

Continuing our series on the 12 Steps. with Step Two of the 12 Steps Step Two of the 12 Steps: We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Although Alcoholics Anonymous first popularized the term “Higher Power” in the 1930s, few people then could have foreseen the exponential multiplication…

What is Step 3 of the 12 Steps Program?

Step Three of the 12 Steps: We made a decision to turn our will and lives over to the care of God, as we understood him. Step Three of the 12 Steps is the natural follow-up to Steps One and Two. First, we admit that we’ve lost control (Step 1). Then we acknowledge belief in…

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What Makes Drugs Addictive?

Drug addiction is a serious concern in the world today with millions of people suffering from this troubling condition. Whether minor or severe, addiction can be very damaging to anyone’s life — even the family members of those who are suffering. If you or somebody you know is suffering from addiction, then you should contact…