Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is one of the more debilitating mental health disorders. It can occur in anyone but typically becomes evident in the teenage years and adulthood. A person with this condition has manic highs and feelings of depression that are much more dramatic. Recognizing the symptoms of bipolar disorder can help a person understand when…

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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…

stress during recovery

Managing Stress During Recovery

Once you break your dependence on drugs and alcohol, the world around you changes a bit. You suddenly have to deal with all of the good and the bad coming towards you. Most people will experience stress during recovery. Those that use proper stress management methods and have the right type of addiction treatment are…

drug decriminalization

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…

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…

yoga and recovery

Yoga And Addiction Recovery

Yoga therapy is a holistic approach that treatment experts with other addiction treatment programs to ensure a long-lasting recovery. Yoga relieves stress, calms the nervous system, and increases feelings of relaxation. It also induces a higher sense of well-being, which will help you coast through the challenges you might face during your recovery. Reach out…

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…