Son and father on couch trying to have a civil disagreement

Civil Disagreement

Anyone coming out of substance abuse has extensive experience with disagreement. You disagreed with friends who told you you were overdoing it. You disagreed with authorities who said recreational drugs were bad for everyone. You disagreed with your own conscience when you “borrowed” to finance your habit. You disagreed with your better judgment and insisted…

Don’t Fool Yourself: You’re Not Invincible

“So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!” -Holy Bible, New International Version, 1 Corinthians 10:12 Initial detox from chemical dependence is exhilarating. You feel better—physically, mentally, and emotionally—than you have in years. Anything seems possible. You believe wholeheartedly that “I’ll never go back to that old misery!” You believe you’re immune to relapse.…

Group of people helping each other climb a hill at sunrise

Presenting Our Leadership

Every organization needs leaders who: know their field to its core, and keep up with its evolution; have no fear of new ideas; do what they do best, and delegate the rest; maintain an environment of open communication, among their staff and with the public; expect the best from projects and people alike; believe wholeheartedly in…

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Kemah Palms and Its Mission

Kemah Palms Recovery welcomes you to our new blog! We understand that the path to freedom from substance abuse is unique for each individual, and involves changes in mental and emotional as well as physical habits. Whether you’re active in a recovery program, just starting to consider treatment, a family member of someone with a…