chiropractor

How A Chiropractor Can Help With Stress

Stress can lead to addiction and make your recovery more difficult. Consequently, finding healthy ways to relieve stress is vital to your rehab efforts. While undergoing rehab or its initial phase, detox, a chiropractor could help you find relief from your anxieties. Call Serenity House Detox Houston today at 866.516.8356 for more information about how…

trauma and addiction

Addressing Trauma and Addiction

Too often, people who have experienced trauma will eventually also become addicted to substances. Consequently, treatment programs must be aware of the connection between trauma and addiction to meet the needs of those who have both. Most recovery programs do have staff on hand who know the strong link between these. However, to reach the…

depression and alcoholism

How Depression Can Impact Alcoholism

Mental health problems like depression can occur at the same time as alcohol abuse. In fact, the two have such a strong connection in some people that getting treatment for one requires simultaneous treatment for the other. Getting concurrent care for depression and alcoholism could improve your outcome from the treatment for both. Reach out…

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PTSD and Addiction Treatment

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs when a person encounters stress and trauma that the brain does not correctly process. Over time, that manifests in pain, images, negative thoughts, and sometimes addiction. If you have PTSD and addiction, our team of professionals can help you work through these challenges using dual diagnosis. Let our team offer…

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Dealing with Anxiety During Recovery

At Serenity House Detox Houston, we work with many people who are dealing with anxiety during recovery. While the first step is a successful detox, anxiety can stop a person from going to detox in the first place. When you know you need help, remember that you will get support for your anxiety during recovery…

process addiction

What is a Process Addiction?

A process addiction is an addiction to a particular behavior that produces an emotional high for the individual. You can have a behavioral addiction that requires professional treatment to stop the obsessive behavior. While drugs and alcohol create a substance addiction, a process addiction involves a behavior or activity that is difficult to control, even…

childhood trauma

Dealing with Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma can impact your future as an adult in many ways. If you had a traumatic childhood, where you were always dealing with stressful situations, you are at a higher risk of substance abuse and other addictions. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we work with people trying to overcome childhood trauma and an addiction…

alcohol and loneliness

Alcohol Abuse And Loneliness

There is a difference between being alone and loneliness. Loneliness is a negative state of existence that includes being alone and having an inner void or loss. When lonely, you may feel rejected, unloved, ignored, or excluded. These feelings can lead to depression and other negative thoughts that may make it difficult to connect with…

stress during christmas

Managing Stress During Christmas

As the holidays approach, it’s not hard to become overwhelmed with all that is going on. You may feel worried about all the preparations that go into the holidays or have financial concerns. Some people struggle with all the hurrying and anxiety that tends to surround the holidays. If you feel stress during Christmas and…