Drug Rehab

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Understanding Behavioral Addictions

One can have many kinds of addictions, not just addiction to drugs or substances. Behavioral addictions can be equally debilitating, and they can affect the quality of life of the addict. In theory, people can get addicted to many seemingly healthy habits to the point where they affect their productivity or daily life activities. They…

How to Choose Between Inpatient vs Outpatient Drug Rehab

When people search for addiction treatment, they have two main options, which are inpatient and outpatient rehab. While both types of rehab have their own benefits, each fits an individual differently. Knowing the differences between inpatient vs outpatient drug rehab can make choosing the right program easier. Inpatient vs Outpatient Drug Rehab –What’s the Difference? The…

Knowing and Using Good Sobriety Advice

After months of dealing with substance abuse and recovery, you may be up to your ears in sobriety advice. When you still didn’t want to hear it, everyone advised you to cut down or quit. When you began to seriously consider quitting, everyone recommended a different approach. And still, everywhere you turn, people air their…

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…

Finding Houston Drug Rehab Centers

By the time someone decides to seek help for an addiction, they’re usually living with a sense of desperation. Even the simple task of trying to find a resource for treatment can be challenging. That’s why it’s essential we find ways to make sure those resources are available and easily found. If you are wondering…

How to Research Houston Recovery Centers

How do you find the right facility among a large number of Greater Houston recovery centers? Each has its own merits. There are multiple localities in play. Your rehab questions–answered. Location Matters When Selecting the Right Rehab Facility You find Greater Houston recovery centers in counties such as Austin, Galveston, and Harris. Each county has…

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Staying Sober in 2023

People struggling with substance abuse problems often find rehab programs help them travel down a path to recovery. Many people say that sobriety is a lifelong process. Staying sober can be a challenge, which is why recovering addicts must focus on staying sober in 2023. Staying Sober in 2023 Requires Rehab Inpatient and outpatient rehab programs…

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How Long Does Alcohol Detox Last?

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can sneak up on you. One day, you wake up to the shakes and never really thought of yourself as having a drinking problem. Now, you want to quit using. How long does alcohol detox last? Is It Safe to Quit Drinking Cold Turkey? It’s not safe to do it alone. Alcohol…

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What to Look for in a Trauma Therapy Program in Texas

Overcoming trauma is difficult, but there are ways to make the healing process easier. If you approach it with the right mindset and equip yourself with the proper resources, then you greatly increase your chances of success. However, in order to do that, you should find a treatment facility that offers trauma-informed therapy and trauma-focused…

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Signs of Addiction You Need to Look Out For

Often, one of the hardest parts of getting help for addiction is simply realizing that there is a problem in the first place. Some users may be so secretive that their friends and family are not even aware of drug abuse. It is also possible for a person dealing with symptoms of addiction to lie…

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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Does Alcohol Kill Brain Cells?

Alcohol is one of the most widely abused psychoactive substances worldwide. Alcohol is a fixture at many culturally significant events, like weddings and major sports events. Also, alcohol is a type of central nervous system depressant, which results in calming effects. Additionally, alcohol also can cause severe liver disease, memory loss, and cardiovascular problems. But,…