Sober Stress Relief Ideas

Sober Stress Relief Ideas

Finding coping mechanisms to manage stress is a critical part of addiction recovery. People who develop an addiction sometimes are using alcohol and drugs as stress relief. It’s essential to change that and look for sober ways to feel better. Believe it or not, there are plenty of options out there. To learn more, reach…

trauma in women

Treating Trauma in Women

Trauma occurs when a person experiences something significant, such as a death, abuse, or violence, and the brain does not process that event properly. Trauma in women can occur for many reasons, but once it does, treatment becomes necessary. Without it, mental health complications can arise, leading to a wide range of risks and challenges.…

Depression and Drug Addiction

Depression and Drug Addiction

Why do depression and drug addiction often go hand-in-hand? Either of these conditions can occur first, leading to the onset of the other. Using drugs to cope with the underlying symptoms of depression is relatively common, yet it creates a number of health risks. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we offer a complete treatment program…

man discussing self-injurious behavior

Getting Help for Self-Injurious Behavior

Mental health complications sometimes include self-injurious behavior. When a person self-harms, they are doing to release the pain and frustration they feel. This behavior is not something people can stop doing. They feel compelled to engage in this behavior. That is why getting help for it is critical. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we offer…

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…

benefits of a 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…

ptsd and addiction

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…

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…

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…