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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…

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Five Benefits of Residential Treatment

Choosing a residential treatment for drug addiction may increase your chances of success. In fact, during the early stages of recovery, you may require the additional oversight and help offered by treatment in a residential facility. These programs provide numerous benefits to make them a better option than only using outpatient care. Reach out to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Understanding Drug Decriminalization

Drug decriminalization is the reduction or removal of penalties associated with illicit drug use. This is not the same as legalization, which strives to make certain substances legal to use. It’s an effort to decrease penalties for those caught abusing illegal substances to provide better rehabilitative treatment. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we were hoping…

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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…