Texas Treatment Information

 

Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
Selecting a treatment center for alcoholism and drug abuse for yourself or someone you care about may be one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime.

About Rehab Programs
Alcohol and drug rehab programs offer hope to men and women and their families suffering from the devastating consequences of chemical dependency. Deciding to seek recovery for yourself or someone you care about may be one of the most courageous and life-altering steps you’ll
ever take.

Signs of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
If you notice unexplained changes in physical appearance or behavior, it may be a sign of substance use – or it could be a sign of another problem. You will not know definitively until a health professional does a comprehensive screening.

Is Rehab Right For You or Your Loved One?
If you or someone you care for is dependent on alcohol or drugs and needs treatment, it is important to know that no single treatment approach is appropriate for all individuals.

Alcoholic Rehab Resources
Support and education are important to all aspects of learning and self-discovery. Education, studies, professional training and referrals can be found on many State and National web sites.

Use of Assessment Tests in Residential Treatment
During your time in treatment, the doctor may order you to undergo certain tests that can help confirm your diagnosis and help better tailor treatment to your needs.

Survivors of Childhood Abuse Struggle with PTSD and Addiction
It shouldn’t hurt to be a child. But in too many cases, it does. And the effects of what can only be described as an epidemic of child abuse and neglect extend far beyond life’s early years.

Parents Drinking, Drug Use Damages Children
You make it to work every day, you’re not too far behind on any bills, and you’ve spent neither a night in jail nor a day in court. As far as you’re concerned, your drinking and drug use is under control, and your decision to use alcohol or other drugs isn’t hurting anyone at all. But if you have a problem with alcohol or another drug, whether you realize it or not, research suggests you are putting your children at risk.

Eating Disorders in Young Women: Changing Perceptions, Changing Lives
Like thousands of teen girls around the world, Lucy Howard-Taylor worked hard at school, worried about her appearance, and came very close to killing herself.

Not For Girls Only: Eating Disorders Affect Growing Numbers of Boys
When confronted with the words “eating disorder,” most people envision an emaciated teen girl or an abnormally thin young woman. Though images like these are far from incorrect (experts estimate that as many as 90 percent of individuals with eating disorders are female), they ignore the reality that thousands of boys and young men also suffer from these conditions.

Larger than Life? Celebrities & Eating Disorders Have a Long History
As the center of an image-based industry, Hollywood has long been home to a community of disordered eaters who believed (rightly so, in many unfortunate cases) that their very careers depended upon their adherence to a decidedly unhealthy lifestyle.

The Media Told Me I’m Fat! How Celebrity Figures Promote an Unhealthy Body Image
David Beckham hasn’t transformed the entire world into soccer worshippers (yet), but that doesn’t mean he’s not having a dramatic effect on individuals around the globe. Unfortunately, his impact may not be universally positive.

How to Talk to a Friend About an Eating Disorder
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder can have devastating effects on an individual’s health – but the damage they inflict isn’t limited to the person with the condition.

How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Eating Disorder
No child is immune from the conditions that can lead to an eating disorder, but statistics show that parents of young daughters need to be especially vigilant in watching for signs of these destructive – and potentially deadly – conditions.

How to Talk to Your Son About His Eating Disorder
Jenny Langley was prepared to address a number of difficult issues while raising her son – but anorexia wasn’t one of them.

Too Much of a Good Thing: Compulsive Exercise Can Have Devastating Results
With obesity rates at epidemic proportions and activity levels on the decline, “eat less, work out more” sounds like the perfect plan to cure what ails the majority of Americans today. However, some people are inflicting considerable damage on themselves by taking this advice to the extreme.


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