Sad Couple fighting about drug addiction

Heroin addiction destroys some of the closest families in Texas

As of 2014, the proportion of heroin addiction admissions in Texas (TX) who are younger than 30 years old rose from 41% to 52%. Now more than ever, heroin addiction has begun to adversely affect tight-knit families in the cities of Texas such as San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston. An incredibly strong and addictive opiate, heroin…

Addiction risk management

Addiction Risk Factors that Increase Your Risk of Substance Abuse

Despite popular belief, addiction does not happen overnight. It occurs gradually, but can be accelerated by various factors. Just like any other disease, people who experience or who are exposed to certain behaviors are more likely to experiment with drugs like heroin and/or alcohol and can potentially spiral into addiction. However, it’s important to understand…

co-occurring trauma

Co-Occurring Conditions & Trauma

Unlike other diseases, the progression into addiction does not follow a prescribed a pattern. The experiences that result in this disease are as varied as the individuals it affects. As a result, the road to recovery should be broad in order to effectively manage the individual experiences of each client. Although there are multiple factors…