Group of People Observing National Public Health Week

Observing National Public Health Week

Each year during the first full week of April, the American Public Health Association (APHA) celebrates National Public Health Week. In 2021, it starts on April 5th and runs through April 11th. National Public Health Week brings communities together to recognize contributions made to public health and talk about the nation’s wellness. What can you…

co-occurring disorders

Addressing Co-Occurring Disorders

Co-occurring disorders occur when a person has both a mental health disorder and addiction. These conditions may include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, or bipolar disorder. They may be using prescription or illicit drugs or struggling with alcohol abuse. In every situation, a person with these conditions is unable to resolve these concerns on their…

codependency and addiction

The Relationship Between Codependency and Addiction

Is there someone enabling your drug dependency? Codependency and addiction are two destructive habits that often coexist. Can you save this relationship? More importantly, can you quit using drugs or alcohol? At Serenity House Detox Houston, our team offers assistance to those struggling with drug and alcohol use. We offer a range of treatment options…

Signs of Addiction

Telltale Signs of Addiction

Addiction is more common than you might expect. Millions of people in the United States struggle with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, but many don’t get the help they need. Learning to recognize the signs of addiction can make it easier for you to assist loved ones or yourself. These common signs of addiction…

woman with head in hands struggling with 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…

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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…

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…

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…