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How To Talk To Family About Addiction Treatment

How To Talk To Family About Addiction Treatment Deciding to get help is such a huge step, and you should be proud of yourself. The first step is informing your loved ones about what you are going through. On that account, you might be wondering how to talk to family about addiction. Well, here are…

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What Are the Most Common Signs of Alcoholism?

Alcohol abuse is one of the leading causes of death in the United States every year. It can be hard to know when a drinking habit becomes a problem. An alcohol use disorder does not develop overnight. But it can take many people by surprise.  Would you know the signs of alcoholism? And if you…

Kemah Palms Recovery® Ties EHR Data to Addiction Relapses

Kemah Palms is prominently featured in article of Healthcare IT News  about Addiction Relapses written by Bill Siwicki. Texas treatment center ties EHR to data-tracking tech to slash addiction relapses Substance use disorder treatment centers are notoriously behind in technology, but Kemah Palms Recovery® has implemented the tracking tech and an EHR to improve outcomes and…

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What is a Typical Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline?

Would it surprise you to know the possibility of alcohol withdrawal acts as a deterrent for some people wanting help? It’s true. Some people choose to keep drinking instead of having to deal with harsh alcohol withdrawal symptoms. In reality, alcohol withdrawal does have the potential of causing problems. Just the same, that should never…

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How to Combat Addiction with Mindfulness

“Mindfulness creates space around our pain” (Kemah Palms CEO James Flowers). Mindfulness reduces the desperate feeling that instant relief is everything and self-medication is the easiest option. Being mindful lessens cravings, decrease tension, and tame the attitudes that feed unhealthy habits. Mindfulness is, at heart, a way of accepting oneself and the way things are….

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Getting Depression & Addiction Help for A Loved One

Depression is a mental health condition that affects millions of people globally. Out of those, around several million are adults in the USA who have had at least one depressive episode since 2014. Getting depression help for a loved one can be difficult, but living with depression is even more difficult. However, depression is a…

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Accepting Yourself is the First Step of Addiction Treatment

Most substance abuse begins with a desire to escape pain. That pain can be physical; situational (due to an undesirable living situation, an unpleasant life transition, or excessive everyday stress); mental, or emotional. With emotional pain, the most common underlying issues are loss; rejection and loneliness; guilt; a sense of failure; and low self-esteem, which…

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Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Over a third of substance addicts are estimated to also have some level of mental illness, according to 2014 statistics from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The commonality of mental illness and substance abuse gives those concerned about addiction more of a reason to bring awareness…

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What Is Rehab Like for Drug and Alcohol Abuse?

If you are considering treatment for yourself or a loved one, you might wonder, “What is rehab like?” The answer depends on the type of program you undergo. Kemah Palms offers a variety of treatment options to meet your unique set of recovery needs. Our chronic pain recovery program is specially designed to support patients…

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How to Find Heroin Rehab Centers in Texas

Many possible paths take people to the same problem of heroin addiction. For many, heroin takes the place of medications no longer available for chronic pain issues. For others, heroin is the mental escape many people seek from trauma or other psychological problems. Whether you suffered physical or mental pain that led you to heroin,…

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Substance Abuse Statistics in the United States

Substance abuse is a serious problem affecting millions of people. Various organizations track substance abuse statistics each year to get an idea of each drug’s effect on society and any potential trends. They use this information to try to prevent more people from becoming addicted. What Are the Statistics on Substance Abuse? In 2017, 19.7…

What is Step 8 of the 12 Steps Program?

Step Eight of the 12 Steps: We made a list of all persons we had wronged, and became willing to make amends to them all. Step Eight of the 12 Steps is the first major move toward returning to the “real world” with changed behavior to match your changed attitude. In a way, this step is counterintuitive. If the…