Drug Abuse

Relapse Prevention: The Basics Everyone in Recovery Should Know

2019-05-17T20:27:24+00:00

The easiest way to stop a potential relapse is to simply avoid relapse triggers. These are situations, experiences, places, even people who bring out your inner urges to use drugs or alcohol. Sometimes it’s a holiday or special day when maybe you lost someone close to you. Or it could be a club or place you used to hang out when you were using that makes you romanticize your past substance abuse. It could even be a family member or friend who you previously used with that makes you want to do it again.

Relapse Prevention: The Basics Everyone in Recovery Should Know 2019-05-17T20:27:24+00:00

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

2019-05-04T01:23:48+00:00

The US Department of Health and Human Services notes that, mental health and substance use disorders may share similar, underlying causes for their development. These include changes in brain chemistry, genetic vulnerabilities and childhood exposure to extreme stress or trauma. These problems are further compounded when the person begins using drugs or alcohol to hide their symptoms. Studies have shown that people who struggle with anxiety or mood disorders are almost twice as likely to struggle with addiction than the average person is.

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment 2019-05-04T01:23:48+00:00

What are some of the inspiring de-addiction stories?

2019-04-18T03:13:06+00:00

At More Than Rehab, we have seen a wide variety of people come to our rehabilitation center for help. We’ve had doctors, college students, musicians, stay at home mothers literally just about everyone come to us with a debilitating substance use disorder. Addiction knows no bounds. It is true that literally anyone can develop a psychological and physical dependency on substances ranging from alcohol to prescription and illicit drugs.

What are some of the inspiring de-addiction stories? 2019-04-18T03:13:06+00:00

What is the Best Drug Rehabilitation?

2019-04-10T23:24:27+00:00

With so many treatment options available, it is difficult for some to find the best drug rehabilitation program that will suit their individual needs. Finding the best drug rehabilitation for your addiction can be one of the most important health care decisions you make in your entire life. Addiction to drugs or alcohol can quickly become a deadly disease. You have a lot of options available to help you, but we want you to make an informed decision on which program will offer the best care for yourself or a loved one.

What is the Best Drug Rehabilitation? 2019-04-10T23:24:27+00:00

When is the Time For Drug Rehab?

2019-03-26T22:50:54+00:00

Maybe you’ve just come to realize that things have gotten bad, but are things really bad enough to check yourself into rehab? It is important to be aware that you are not alone. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that an estimated 22.7 million Americans need treatment for a problem with drugs or alcohol. But how do you know when is the time for drug rehab for yourself, or even for a loved one? Having a substance abuse problem does not always mean the person is addicted to drugs. Often times it will get to the point of addiction, before a person decides they want to stop.

When is the Time For Drug Rehab? 2019-03-26T22:50:54+00:00

What are the Dangers of Using Needles for Drugs?

2019-03-15T00:28:33+00:00

Injecting drugs is the most dangerous way to use drugs. While there are different ways to use drugs, snorting, ingesting, smoking and injecting, it could be strongly argued that injection with the use of hypodermic needles poses the highest risk for negative health effects. The practice of injecting drugs into the bloodstream with a needle [...]

What are the Dangers of Using Needles for Drugs? 2019-03-15T00:28:33+00:00

What is Suboxone?

2019-03-07T23:56:43+00:00

Suboxone® is an evidence-based, prescription treatment for opioid addiction and heroin addiction. It is a prescription medication that combines buprenorphine and naloxone and has been shown in numerous studies to ease opiate withdrawal symptoms in patients who are beginning their recovery from addiction. These studies also highlight that the medication is beneficial in helping reduce the likelihood of relapse in some patients. Suboxone is known as a medication-assisted treatment (MAT), which is used in conjunction with cognitive behavioral therapy and other “whole-patient” approaches to treatment.

What is Suboxone? 2019-03-07T23:56:43+00:00

Most Common Drug Overdose Types in Texas:

2019-02-27T23:46:27+00:00

Deaths from drug overdoses in the state of Texas have nearly tripled in the last 18 years. From 1999 to 2017, drug overdose deaths have nearly tripled from 1,087 to 2,979. This increase was across the board for all types of drugs, although methamphetamine and cocaine caused the most overdose deaths in the lone star state. Synthetic opioids like fentanyl are also rising as a cause of an increase of deaths for Texans.

Most Common Drug Overdose Types in Texas: 2019-02-27T23:46:27+00:00

What are some effective drug-addict rehabilitation centers?

2019-02-07T20:38:52+00:00

If you or someone in your family is currently experiencing the disease of addiction, you want to find the best possible care. Choosing a drug rehab facility could be one of the most important health care decisions you make in your entire life. As you look for the most effective forms of treatment, you should consider programs that offer an evidence-based approach to their care.

What are some effective drug-addict rehabilitation centers? 2019-02-07T20:38:52+00:00