Why Do I Keep Using Meth? Ways to Stay Clean

By |2021-05-11T23:53:46+00:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Meth, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You’ve gone through recovery, and things are starting to fall back into place. But for one reason or the other, you slip and end up using meth. So, you start over again, only to find yourself in what feels like square one – using meth, yet again.

So, now, you can’t help but wonder why this […]

How Can Relapse Be a Part of Drug Recovery?

By |2021-05-15T20:22:15+00:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot to feel good about when your loved one goes through an arduous recovery journey and then comes out clean and sober. Sadly, even after rehab though, your loved one may relapse at some point. Relapse doesn’t happen to everyone in recovery, but it does happen to many people. That’s why newer schools […]

5 Ways to Conquer Drug Cravings

By |2021-05-20T19:49:46+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

 

When you have a substance use disorder or an addiction, one of the hardest things to do in life is quit using drugs and alcohol. One of the main reasons for this is that you will begin craving the drugs or alcohol, almost immediately after you decide to quit. So, what are some good ways […]

Why High Lumen Lights Help Fight Relapse During Winter

By |2021-05-29T23:16:10+00:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Depression, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

High lumen lights used for the treatment of SAD are specialized lights that are very bright and they essentially mimic the effects of the sun. This makes high lumen light therapy a great natural option that helps restore the biochemical balance of our brain and bodies which in turn helps to alleviate the symptoms associated with not getting enough sunlight. In a way, it helps to trick our bodies into thinking the days are longer again. Before trying high lumen lights as a form of therapy, patients are recommended to get a checkup from your eye doctor before trying treatment

How to Live Without Drugs: 7 Ways to Overcome Addiction

By |2021-05-30T20:37:48+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 

If you have ever struggled with an addiction to drugs or alcohol then you know just how hard it can be to turn your life around and get sober, once and for all. For a lot of people who are still living in an active stage of drug addiction and/or alcohol abuse, having fun without […]

What Drugs Produce the Worst Withdrawal Symptoms?

By |2021-05-28T17:15:26+00:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Heroin, Meth, Opioids, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An addiction treatment center with a medical detox program will allow the user to safely manage and alleviate the heavy detox symptoms that may be experienced when first quitting drugs or alcohol. Many who have tried quitting “cold turkey” on their own have had little to no success as they are improperly managing their symptoms. The purpose of a medical detox is to get the person safely through the acute withdrawal stage, where most of the physical symptoms occur. Maintaining sobriety long term in the post-acute withdrawal stage will require ongoing effort as the psychological symptoms, like depression and learning how to cope without the use of drugs or alcohol, begin to surface.

6 Common Triggers for Drug Use and How to Avoid Them

By |2021-05-28T17:29:11+00:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Recovery, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you have ever experienced a relapse, or are new to recovery, know that you are not alone, research suggests that between 40 to 60 percent of people who have recently undergone treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction will relapse within just one year of sobriety. One of the ways to keep from becoming a member of this statistic is to pay attention to cues or situations that can lead to this unwanted drug or alcohol use, below is a list of 6 common triggers and some additional tools so that we can hopefully avoid them:

What are some of the inspiring de-addiction stories?

By |2021-06-15T21:43:45+00:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Recovery, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

When is the Time For Drug Rehab?

By |2021-05-30T22:01:02+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Recovery, Rehabilitation, Teen Rehab, Therapy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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.

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