Addiction Treatment Services: Why Medical Detoxification Works

Addiction Treatment Services: Just Talking Helps An addiction treatment services staff won’t have all the answers but sometimes just talking to them helps. Usually, until we sit and talk to another person we can continue to lie to ourselves about how bad everything really is. Once we talk to someone who can no longer hide… Continue reading Addiction Treatment Services: Why Medical Detoxification Works

Supporting a Spouse in Inpatient Drug Rehab

Addiction recovery can be just as difficult for a spouse as it is for the addict. We like to think that everything gets better immediately after an addict enters inpatient drug rehab, but the hard truth is that rehab comes with its own set of problems. The early stages of recovery can put a strain… Continue reading Supporting a Spouse in Inpatient Drug Rehab

Addiction Treatments: With Medical Detoxification

Addiction Treatments: Find The One That Works For You There are a lot of different addiction treatments options out there. Not all addicts respond to the same kind of approach that rehabs taken on when seeing addicts. Therefore it’s important to find the treatment that you connect with and go to them for help. If… Continue reading Addiction Treatments: With Medical Detoxification

Living Sober: The First Steps Are An Alcohol Detox

Living Sober: Where To Go For Help There are places to go for living sober help. If you don’t know where to start a good place is with a friend or family member. Usually, having someone who knows what you are going through can get on board and make some calls and help you find… Continue reading Living Sober: The First Steps Are An Alcohol Detox

When to Do a Drug Intervention

For a drug intervention to be successful, everything needs to go right. It helps to have the intervention at the perfect setting and time, with all the important people in the addict’s life, and with all of the best treatment information on hand. Informal interventions can be effective without everything going perfectly, but if you’re… Continue reading When to Do a Drug Intervention

Addiction Rehabilitation Services: Getting The Family Treatment

Addiction Rehabilitation Services: Honesty Is Part Of Rehab Honesty is a big part of any addiction rehabilitation services program. If you aren’t open and honest with the staff it’s only going to stall your recovery. The more open you are with them the better chance they can have to help you get sober and stay… Continue reading Addiction Rehabilitation Services: Getting The Family Treatment

What to Say at an Alcoholism Intervention

When the time comes to sit a loved one down and confront them about a drug or alcohol problem, many family members get nervous. Even after weeks of planning the alcoholism intervention and thinking about what you’re going to say, the pressure can become too much, and you may be tempted to second guess yourself.… Continue reading What to Say at an Alcoholism Intervention

Alcohol Detox: Getting Clean; Living Sober

Alcohol Detox: Seeing You In The Mirror Again Seeing yourself in the mirror again after an alcohol detox is the first step for an addict toward recovery. It’s great that your friends and family can finally take a step back and not spend every hour of their day worrying about you. Knowing that you are… Continue reading Alcohol Detox: Getting Clean; Living Sober

Alcohol Detox: A 3 Month Rehab

Alcohol Detox: Starting From Scratch Starting from scratch is what alcohol detox can sometimes feel like. If your addiction runs really deep you might feel like you are starting over once you come out of detox. You’re not the same person. You aren’t quite your old self yet but you aren’t that other person either.… Continue reading Alcohol Detox: A 3 Month Rehab

Medical Detox Program: Addiction Treatments That Help

Medical Detox Program: Not Everyone Can Handle Withdrawal Without Help Trying to do a medical detox program without the help and support of the staff is almost impossible for any addict. Some addicts go into detox unaware of how truly deep their addiction runs. Therefore they get snowed by it when they get into detox… Continue reading Medical Detox Program: Addiction Treatments That Help