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The Importance of Family Counseling

The effects of addiction go well beyond the person abusing drugs or alcohol. Those closest to the person will often suffer along with them. When addiction takes over, people may no longer be themselves and exhibit uncharacteristic behaviors like lying, stealing, and cheating. While addiction can dissolve relationships, family support is of the utmost importance…

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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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Benefits of Inpatient Treatment

A person with drug or alcohol addiction may struggle with every part of their life. Friendships and family relationships are hard to manage. School and work seem impossible to maintain. Life is hard because addiction has taken over. Sometimes the best way through this is with inpatient treatment. With an inpatient treatment center, it is…

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Information About Marijuana Use in Teens

Adolescence is a period when young people explore who they are and develop distinct personalities. They go through many emotional and physical changes and could begin to take serious risks. Marijuana use in teens, for instance, can have dangerous and long-term effects on their health. Learning why teens use weed and its impact may convince…

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How to Quit Drinking Safely

How many mornings–possibly afternoons–have you woken up wondering what happened the night before? Have you asked, “Did I embarrass myself again?” or “How did I wind up here?” If you’re like other people with a drinking problem, you’ve probably tried to quit drinking in the past. Maybe that worked for two weeks or even two…