Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic | Drug Addiction Houston

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Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic | Drug Addiction Houston

Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic – Death in a Bottle: Painkillers Kill More than the Pain

These statistics proof that we may be in the midst of a prescription drug abuse epidemic. Painkillers are not only highly addictive, it frequently leads to overdose or trying other harmful, illegal drugs.

 

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5 Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

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5 Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Do you know these 5 warning signs of prescription drug abuse? 

Read this sobering story about a young woman's encounter with prescription pain killers. And, if you or a loved one needs help, please do not hesitate to contact Moffitt Wellness Retreat immediately 1.713.907.5632.

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Addicted Mothers and their Babies | Drug Rehab Houston

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Addicted Mothers and their Babies | Drug Rehab Houston

Do you know what happens to drug and alcohol addicted mothers at the time of their baby’s birth? 

Much depends on the laws of the state she lives in, her level of addiction, the treatment resources available to her and her child, the environment in which she has to live and raise the baby, and whether or not she accepts help if it is offered. 
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Drug Addicted Mothers and their Babies | Luxury Rehabs Houston

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Drug Addicted Mothers and their Babies | Luxury Rehabs Houston

Part One of our series on Drug Addicted Mothers and their Babies

Do you know what happens to Babies Born Addicted?

“Tremors” is what the medical profession calls them, but it doesn’t seem to accurately describe the incessant whole body shaking an infant endures for hours as he withdraws from the drugs his mother took while she was pregnant. While these infants are being weaned from their mothers’ drug of choice, they can suffer any of the following symptoms:

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Substance Abuse: Successful Drug Rehab for Houston Teenagers

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Substance Abuse: Successful Drug Rehab for Houston Teenagers

Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from substance abuse?

In 2012, nearly 5,000 Houston minors were arrested for offenses related to substance abuse. While alcoholism is indeed a major problem, students in Houston face great peer pressure to use illegal narcotics or legal drugs not prescribed to them. 

Whether or not you suspect your teenager of substance abuse, your teenage child may already be suffering from substance abuse or addiction. Identifying the problem and finding professional treatment is a critical first step.  

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25 Helpful Addiction Recovery Quotes | Houston TX

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25 Helpful Addiction Recovery Quotes | Houston TX

Why do we share quotes across our social media networks, print on t-shirts, or hang on the wall? 

We share quotes because they are expressions that resonate with us because of what we know, or feel, or are going through.

Finding the right quote can offer hope because if someone else has said those words, and others are sharing it, then we know we are not alone in feeling what that quote expresses. Take a look at this list of QUOTES others have found to be useful as they work through their addiction recovery.

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Addiction Recovery Center Houston TX | Tips to Sober Holidays

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Addiction Recovery Center Houston TX | Tips to Sober Holidays

Part Two of Our Series on Tips to Stay Sober During the Holiday Season

Tis the Season! Eat, DON’T Drink, and Still Be Merry!

The holidays are here, and it’s party time! “Oh what fun it is”, right? Well, we know it should be, but for those in recovery from addiction to alcohol or drugs, it may not be as easy to enjoy this magical time of the year if you don’t have strategies in place to bolster your resolve in your recovery. 
So, let Moffitt Wellness Center, a luxury addiction recovery center, share with you 5 crucial tips on how best to enjoy this year’s social events while maintaining your sobriety during the holiday season.

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Addiction Recovery Center Houston TX | Staying Sober in the Holidays

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Addiction Recovery Center Houston TX | Staying Sober in the Holidays

10 Tips to Making It through the Holidays Sober

From Moffitt Wellness Retreat, a luxury addiction recovery center in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. 

The holidays are in full swing, which means this time of year can bring big challenges to those working on their sobriety. We’re all spreading peace, love, and joy, yet some may be feeling alone, or dreading social situations. If you are one of those people concerned about the holiday struggles here are 10 tips to help you keep your resolve, stay strong, stay sober, and still enjoy this “most wonderful time of the year.”

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Rehab for Couples Houston | Can our relationship succeed after rehab

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Rehab for Couples Houston | Can our relationship succeed after rehab

Rehab for Couples: Is it really possible for the relationship to succeed after couples rehab? 

Successful rehab for couples and your lasting unity is greatly impacted by the progress both make in your rehab after care program. 

We’ve had addicted couples ask, “Can our relationship survive rehab and recovery?” We quickly counter with something else to consider: how can your relationship survive without it? Read more...

 

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Couples Rehab Houston | How to find support in recovery

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Couples Rehab Houston | How to find support in recovery

How to Find Support in Recovery after Couples Rehab – Part Two

The impact addiction has on children is difficult to measure, but it is negative, and it is strong. 

When addicted parents decide to seek treatment and begin the recovery process, they give themselves and their children hope for a life of more stability, security, and love. Family therapy as part of your recovery process is essential so that you can rebuild damaged relationships with your children and learn to provide the much needed emotional and psychological support for them. Read more...

 

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Couples Rehab | Drug Rehab for Couples Houston

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Couples Rehab | Drug Rehab for Couples Houston

HOW TO FIND SUPPORT IN RECOVERY AFTER COUPLES REHAB – PART ONE

Going through addiction treatment is just the start. After getting clean and sober, maintaining sobriety is no easy task. It requires commitment to accepting recovery as a journey - a journey worth taking. If you and your partner are addicted together, problems multiply more than times two. Your addiction does not only impact the two of you, but also those around you. And, if you have children, they are greatly affected by your disease. Therefore, once you’ve completed couples rehab, you need to put a plan in place to support your sobriety and have a network to rely on when life’s challenges arise. Read more…

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Couples Alcohol Drug Rehab Houston | Addicted Parents Should Consider

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Couples Alcohol Drug Rehab Houston | Addicted Parents Should Consider

Why Addicted Parents Should Consider Couples Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Parents often say, “I’ll do anything for my kids”.  

But what if both parents are suffering from addiction to drugs or alcohol? Are they really able to be there for their children, to keep them safe, nurture them, and show them unconditional love? The answer is NO. No matter their best intentions, addiction strips away the ability to reason, commit, and follow through. Unless the parents both receive treatment, such as going to couples rehab and committing to sobriety, they will cause damage to the lives and the future for their children. Read more…

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Couples Rehab | Alcohol and Drug Rehab Houston

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Couples Rehab | Alcohol and Drug Rehab Houston

Couples Rehab – It’s Not Always Who You Expect...

What kind of people end up in couples drug and alcohol rehab?

Some may imagine a crack house with a slew addicts. Others may see images from a movie of a married couple who lost a child, and in the midst of their depression, turned to alcohol to numb the pain. However, very few picture the local, white collar, prominent, happy husband and wife who live in the well-known upscale neighborhood. But addiction doesn’t believe in stereotypes. It certainly doesn’t like to discriminate. Read more...

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COUPLES DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHAB | AFTER CARE FOR COUPLES IN RECVOVERY

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COUPLES DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHAB | AFTER CARE FOR COUPLES IN RECVOVERY

COUPLES DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHAB - SPECIALIZED AFTER CARE FOR COUPLES IN RECOVERY

Couples who successfully complete drug or alcohol treatment together, feel good in their clean bodies, confident in their sobriety, and conclude that their problems are over. However, this is dangerous thinking. Returning to life as it was, after fulfilling rehab in a residential facility, is almost certain to result in relapse for one or both of the partners. Instead, major changes have to happen.

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ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB FOR COUPLES | BECOME HEALTHY TOGETHER

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ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB FOR COUPLES | BECOME HEALTHY TOGETHER

Why Is It Important for Couples to Go to Alcohol and Drug Rehab Together?

A very real ramification of substance abuse and addiction is the serious breakdown of important personal relationships.  As you continue to consume controlled substances, their “effects” consume you. Alcohol and drug rehab for couples, when done together, gives you the opportunity to become healthy at the same time and rediscover each other. Read more...

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Rehab for Couples | Couples Rehab

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Rehab for Couples | Couples Rehab

You feel like life is spinning out of control. You have a partner but feel more alone than ever... 

Rehab for Couples works when both recognize they need help; that getting clean & sober together means greater success individually and as a couple. Read more...

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