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Information for families who have a close relative or loved one who is struggling with addiction or a substance use disorder:

How To Spot A Possible Heroin User

By |2021-04-15T19:49:02+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Family, Heroin, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , |

 

Heroin is an extremely dangerous and addictive illicit drug. It can come in many forms and goes by many different names but it often comes in a fine white, brown, or black powder. Another popular form of heroin is black tar heroin, and as the name implies, it looks like black tar and is sticky […]

Common Ways Addicts Store or Hide Their Drugs

By |2021-01-15T00:50:41+00:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Family, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , |

Anyone who has ever known or loved an addict knows just how far they would go to continue getting high and they would also never question their ingenuity when it comes to trying to conceal or hide their drugs from others. If there is one thing in common between all people who suffer from the […]

The Military and Drug Use

By |2020-09-03T19:31:15+00:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Family, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Besides alcohol, substances like marijuana and cocaine are also common among active duty service members currently in the military, however, due to the fact that testing positive to a random drug test could lead to a dishonorable discharge, many military members develop problems associated with alcohol or prescription painkillers, commonly prescribed due to injuries from combat or carrying and operating heavy equipment. For instance, during the years of 2001 to 2009, the number of painkillers prescribed to the military more than quadrupled, causing a subsequent rise in opioid use disorders as well. In 2017, one in four active-duty members of the United States military received a prescription for opioids.

Why Being In-Network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Is Better For Drug and Alcohol Treatment

By |2020-07-30T02:01:57+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Family, Recovery, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Here at More Than Rehab, we accept Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance and only provide the highest quality of care. If you are looking for an excellent facility who accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, then we are here to help! It is our passion and desire to help restore an addicted person's way of life to a place where they no longer need to rely on drugs or alcohol in order to feel normal. We treat the underlying issues that led to the addiction to begin with. We understand that addiction is a complicated disease and we offer any level of care that is necessary. We know how hard of a struggle achieving sobriety can be. We have helped many who have walked that lonely road before and we have brought them to a place of happiness. It is never too late to ask for help, everyone deserves a second chance at life.

Drug Usage Can Be Driven By Childhood Trauma

By |2021-03-23T21:37:44+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Family, Mental Health, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , , |

A common question in today’s world is what drives abuse of drugs and alcohol? While the answer to that isn’t exactly a ‘one fits all’ model, there are many things that can potentially lead to whether or not someone will become an addicted person later on in life. This can include things like genetic predisposition, […]

Binge Drinking in the State of Texas: When Does It Become Too Much?

By |2021-02-02T19:08:32+00:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Alcohol, Family, Mental Health, Recovery, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At colleges and universities across the United States, the culture of partying and binge drinking is pervasive. When drinking to excess starts to cause a lot of problems in academic areas like grades, attendance and extra curricular activities, maybe it is time to start thinking about your regular consumption of alcoholic beverages. We have all seen this party culture at institutions of higher learning be glorified and glamorized in popular movies, television shows and music. Some say it’s kind of like a rite of passage for young adults. We all know that students want to have a good time while they’re young, but excessive drinking can lead to disastrous, life-altering consequences.

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

By |2021-02-02T19:10:42+00:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Depression, Drug Abuse, Family, Mental Health, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

How Addiction Affects Family Legal Matters in Texas

By |2021-02-02T19:12:22+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Family, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When one, or both parents are using a substance that negatively impacts their ability to adequately care for children, the State of Texas considers this to be a form of “child abuse” or “neglect”.

Tips For a Recovering Addict During the Holiday Season

By |2020-12-23T21:47:46+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Family, Recovery, Rehabilitation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You’ve heard of black Friday, but what about blackout Wednesday? That’s right, the holidays are often the most inebriated times of the year for many Texans. Overindulgence is common and the holiday season presents a unique challenge for people who are recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction. As people get into the holiday spirit, […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: October 27, 2018

By |2019-09-24T20:19:26+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Drug Abuse, Family, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , |

Saturday, October 27, 2018, Texas Collection Sites for National RX Take Back Day:

The United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, (10/27/18). It has been set aside for the safe, convenient disposal of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs. On the DEA’s website, you will […]

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