Strategies for Maintaining Long-Term Sobriety

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Your recovery from addiction is a long game. Addiction can be treated but isn’t cured. You have to keep working at it to avoid its damaging influence. Fortunately, some resources can help with that. Serenity Treatment Center of Louisiana, for example, has an aftercare program dedicated to helping people who finished treatment continue to work […]

Beyond Detox: The Next Steps for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation

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When you are ready to change your life for the better by giving up substance abuse, finding a treatment program is the right way to go. How you start treatment, though, is determined by your medical condition. If you take heavy substances like meth or heroin, you will likely start with a detox program. After […]

Recommending Treatment Center for Substance Abuse Disorders

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You’ve reached a place where many people find themselves on the road to recovery. You know you need help, your friends and family are behind you the whole way, and you just need to know what to do next. A substance abuse treatment program is the next step, and choosing the right one is an […]

The No-Excuse Treatment Designed for Everyone (video)

Dionese Gerbrecht, administrator of the Serenity Treatment Center of Louisiana, shares her insight in this brief video of what makes the Center so special. As in many cases, it is the people who make a difference and fulfill the goal of the Serenity Treatment Center of Louisiana to provide outstanding addiction treatment designed for everyone. […]

Can My Faith Help in Rehab?

As you face the challenge of addiction, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help. Many people find solace and strength in their religion or spiritual beliefs, and there is evidence that your faith can indeed be a vital part of successful rehab. By understanding how your faith can aid you in […]

The Evolution of the 12-Step Program

The 12-step program is one of the most popular choices for treatment for substance abuse disorders and alcoholism. It has been around for nearly 100 years and is synonymous with the recovery process. Often, treatment centers simply refer to the program as the 12 steps. However, the 12-step program has really evolved over the years […]

TV Shows About the Opioid Problem

The opioid problem in the United States and many places around the world is still ongoing, but many of the details about how it started have come to light. With the revelations that the Sackler family is largely responsible for the widespread production and use of opioids despite the risks, TV, and film studios are […]

Detox Center Near Me

Whether you’re struggling with a substance abuse problem personally or are looking for a loved one, knowing where to find a “detox center near me” is often an important consideration. One of the steps towards recovery is seeking help and having that help readily available makes it easier to get started. In Baton Rouge, the […]

Preparing for Recovery

Preparing for recovery is special and important. When it comes to overcoming substance abuse and addiction, it’s important to understand that recovery is not a simple process. It requires a lot of hard work, dedication, and support from friends and family. It is a step that you should be proud of. You have made the […]