detox symptoms

Recognizing Detox Symptoms

If you have reached the point where you want to remove yourself from the cycle of addiction, there are certain steps you must take. The first is to confirm your desire to quit abusing substances. After that, it’s critical for you to seek help. Immediately after you stop taking your substance of choice, it’s important…

drug abuse in the workplace

Signs of Drug Abuse in the Workplace

You may have a preconceived notion of what alcoholics and drug addicts look and act like, based on what the media portrays. However, people with substance use disorders often manage to hold down full-time employment. Unfortunately, drinking and doing drugs on the job has significant consequences for employees and customers. Identifying drug abuse in the…

family conducting an intervention

5 Benefits of an Intervention

There are many benefits of an intervention to get someone you love to seek treatment for an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Whether you want to host an intervention or you are the recipient, Serenity House Detox Houston is ready to help you. Our detox program provides the support needed to physically remove an addictive…

drug addicted parents

Dealing with Drug Addicted Parents

Are your parents using drugs and alcohol? No matter your age or experience, you know this is risky behavior. What can you do? In some situations, drug-addicted parents may need help from a professional. Our team at Serenity House Detox Houston can offer assistance for substance abuse treatment to them, but you may need to…

Man having trouble quitting cold-turkey

Risks of Quitting Cold-Turkey

According to many treatment experts, the Houston area has hundreds of thousands of people using illicit drugs annually. Unfortunately, only about half of people seek treatment. When you finally decide to give up drugs or alcohol, you may feel buoyant and strong. However, quitting drugs and alcohol is not merely a matter of will. Quitting…

cocaine withdrawal

Signs of Cocaine Withdrawal You Need to Know

The length and severity of cocaine withdrawal depend largely on how much you’ve been using and for how long. Any mental health challenges and stressful home situations can make it worse. While everyone experiences withdrawal differently, there are certainly some commons signs you can look for if you suspect you have an addiction. To learn…

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Making Sober Resolutions for Yourself

If you are making sober resolutions to get clean and live your best life, a solid foundation is built while in a detox program for addiction recovery. At Serenity House Detox Houston, you get the guidance and support you need to start the process of healing. When you have tried to quit abusing drugs or…

Alcohol detox

Stages Of Alcohol Detox

Alcohol detox is the process that occurs in your body when attempting to get rid of toxins from excessive and long-term alcohol consumption. If you are suffering from alcohol addiction, getting sober may seem difficult. You may experience adverse side effects, some of which may be dangerous. However, professionals at a detox center can combine…

Drunk Driving

Legal Consequences Of Drunk Driving

Whether you get convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) or not, drunk driving poses a threat to your safety as well as other road users. Most states have stringent rules against driving under the influence of alcohol to make it less appealing. The consequences of a DUI charge are costly, time-consuming, and could attract…