A patient going through the stages of substance abuse treatment

Stages of Substance Abuse Treatment

For centuries, medical teams have questioned what therapies are best suited for substance use disorders (SUDs). Then in 2006, the National Quality Forum published a document specifying the seven practices that organization found most effective in substance abuse treatment. Marcie Bough, Pharm.D., senior manager of practice development and research for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)…

A woman feeling the effects of alcohol on the body

Effects of Alcohol on the Body

Alcoholism is an addiction, but it does not have to rule your life. Because drinking is legal and socially acceptable, if not encouraged, it can quietly take control of your life. The move from alcohol use to abuse to dependency can be insidious. San Antonio Recovery Center has professional, compassionate staff with experience in treating…

Man who has used the most addictive prescription drugs

Most Addictive Prescription Drugs

Your normal prescription medication can get addictive if you do not follow the doctor’s instructions of how, when and how much to take. Most of the most addictive prescription drugs are pain suppressors or tranquilizers. Learn more about prescription drug addiction treatment. Call us today at . Most Addictive Prescription Drugs  Depending on the ingredients,…

Two people discuss mindfulness-based relapse prevention

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

Addiction, substance abuse disorders, and alcoholism are all mental health conditions that are chronic in nature. They are also progressive conditions, meaning that the longer you avoid treatment and mindfulness based relapse prevention, the more pervasive and damaging the symptoms become. Substance abuse problems can diminish your standard of living, cause mounting financial debt and…

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Dallas Addiction Treatment Center

Substance abuse is a scourge across the nation, including in Texas. Addiction chemically corrupts both mind and body, creating dependency and warping people’s behaviors. By the time someone hits rock bottom, their entire life — socially, economically, psychologically, and physically — could be ruined. For those struggling with addiction and their loved ones, however, there’s…