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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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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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What Is the Average Cost of Rehab?

If you or someone you know are thinking about going to drug or alcohol addiction treatment, you might be interested in learning about the cost of rehab. If you’re paying with insurance, the rates are different from paying for rehab out of your own pocket. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we would love to go over…

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Signs of a Xanax Overdose

Xanax is a prescription medication used to treat conditions such as panic disorders, anxiety, insomnia, and seizures. Used properly, it is safe. However, it is a highly addictive substance and, if misused, it can also lead to life-threatening complications, including Xanax overdose. If you believe your loved one is overdosing, call 911 immediately. If your…

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The Relationship Between Codependency and Addiction

Is there someone enabling your drug dependency? Codependency and addiction are two destructive habits that often coexist. Can you save this relationship? More importantly, can you quit using drugs or alcohol? At Serenity House Detox Houston, our team offers assistance to those struggling with drug and alcohol use. We offer a range of treatment options…

Signs of Addiction

Telltale Signs of Addiction

Addiction is more common than you might expect. Millions of people in the United States struggle with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, but many don’t get the help they need. Learning to recognize the signs of addiction can make it easier for you to assist loved ones or yourself. These common signs of addiction…

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Oxycontin Can Lead to Opioid Withdrawal

Given all the bad press related to opioid abuse and addiction, we can forget that Oxycontin works as a viable pharmaceutical for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Unfortunately, the brand-name drug has become one of the world’s most abused prescription narcotics. In far too many cases, Oxycontin has become a medical scrouge that…

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Why You Should Find A Women’s Rehab

Women may have different views on the world that contribute to their needs for addiction recovery. Some feel more comfortable in an environment with other female patients. Women’s rehab offers a relaxing place for women to recover with the support they need from a team of professionals. Contact Serenity House Detox today to learn about…

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Finding Support Groups After Rehab

If you have gone through rehab or want to start recovery, you should think about finding support groups after your treatment. These are groups of other recovery alumni who can help you not feel alone in your daily struggles after addiction recovery. Living a sober lifestyle is difficult, but getting help from your peers can…