life skills training

Why Should You Get Life Skill Training

Detox and rehab treatments are the ideal way to combat drug or alcohol addiction. While the objective is to help clients get sober, these programs should also prepare clients for the next step–-independent sober living. That’s why life skills training should always be a part of the curriculum. With the right skills, clients will be…

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…

anxiety during recovery

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…

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 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…

nutrition and recovery

How Nutrition Impacts Addiction Recovery

When you’re struggling with addiction, using the substance of choice becomes a top priority. Instead of spending money on healthy foods, you might choose the cheapest and fastest meals. These usually aren’t the most nutritious. Nutrition and recovery aren’t necessarily on your radar. Except for marijuana and sometimes alcohol, the chances are that you will…