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The 12 Steps: A Refresher Course

What Are The 12 Steps? Since Alcoholics Anonymous introduced them in the 1930s, “the 12 Steps” have become virtually inseparable from any discussion of addiction recovery. At least 200 organizations–an “Anonymous” for everything from narcotics to hoarding to pornography–and countless treatment centers employ 12-Step programs for the benefit of their members or patients. Still, many…

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How to Combat Addiction with Mindfulness

“Mindfulness creates space around our pain” (Kemah Palms CEO James Flowers). Mindfulness reduces the desperate feeling that instant relief is everything and self-medication is the easiest option. Being mindful lessens cravings, decrease tension, and tame the attitudes that feed unhealthy habits. Mindfulness is, at heart, a way of accepting oneself and the way things are.…

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Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety Treatment During COVID-19 During coronavirus quarantine, many employers are either having employees work remotely or stay home until restrictions are lifted. This can make it difficult to continue enjoying hobbies and spending time with friends, especially if your social life involves going out. Staying at home for prolonged periods can also cause symptoms of…

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Replacing Unhealthy Habits with Healthy Ones: 7 Things Everyone 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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Depression Treatment

Depression Treatment and Recovery During a Pandemic Each day is filled with new developments with COVID-19. If you’re like many other people, you’re watching every news report to learn more about this illness. There’s plenty of worry about your friends and family members, especially if they’re at-risk of getting the disease. It’s enough to make…