woman hugging pillow as she struggles with post acute withdrawal syndrome

What is Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome?

If you attempt to detox from drugs or alcohol at home, you will likely experience a host of uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms. For some people, withdrawal is so intense that they cannot endure them for the duration of the detox. With the help of a medical detox program, you can get through withdrawal with minimal to…

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Types of Behavioral Therapy

Breaking free from drug or alcohol addiction is about more than just getting through detox. There are often skewed thought patterns and unhealthy behaviors accompanying the addiction. Without a behavioral therapy program, you are much more likely to relapse. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we realize the significance of addiction therapy as part of an…

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The Importance of Having Family Support

If you have ever tried to quit drug or alcohol addiction while dealing with strained family relationships, you know how difficult it can be. Family support is a crucial component of a successful recovery. Your family dynamics can make or break your attempts to get sober. To get the most out of your addiction treatment,…

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Getting Help for Vicodin Abuse

If you have ever had an injury or surgery, you may have received a prescription for Vicodin. This medication is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen and provides temporary pain relief. While Vicodin can be highly effective at easing physical discomfort, people should only use it for a short period of time as it is…

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Risks of Opioid Detox at Home

If you are suffering from opioid addiction, you may have considered trying to detox at home. Many people have attempted to quit opioid addiction on their own only to find that the withdrawal symptoms were too intense. For the most effective recovery, opt for professional treatment at an opioid detox center. At Serenity House Detox…

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Find the Right Prescription Drug Rehab

Many people attempt to quit prescription drugs each year only to find that the withdrawal symptoms are too difficult to manage. Attending a professional prescription drug detox program can be a much more effective option. A comprehensive prescription drug rehab program relies on evidence-based treatment methods proven to increase the rate of successful and lasting…

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Enjoying 4th of July Sober

Certain times of the year can be more challenging if you are in recovery. Some holidays, such as the 4th of July, are naturally associated with alcohol consumption at BBQs and parties. This association can make it harder to avoid temptation if you want to celebrate with family and friends. The good news is that…

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Treatment Options for Polysubstance Abuse

Polysubstance abuse is when a person uses more than one drug simultaneously and abuses those substances, such as opiates and stimulants, depressants, alcohol, prescription medications, or other combinations. If polysubstance abuse is a problem for you or someone you love, we can help you find addiction treatment programs that help with these issues. Call us at Serenity…