opioid withdrawal

Treatment for Opioid Withdrawal

Opioid addiction is a chronic disease resulting in serious, long-term health problems. The use of opioids will, over time, bring about significant changes to the brain, financial issues, social distress, and relationship problems. This type of addiction is identified by an overwhelming urge to use opioids, some of which may have been initially prescribed to…

addiction counseling

5 Reasons to Get Addiction Counseling

Over 23.5 million Americans are addicted to drugs and alcohol. To put that into perspective, that amounts to roughly one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12 or nearly the entire population of Texas. And yet, only 11 percent of those struggling with addiction receive addiction treatment therapies that could help them break…

stress and addiction

How Stress Can Impact Addiction

Stress itself can be stressful. The word alone may make you start sweating and feeling nervous. But stress is important because it is how your body responds to outside events, changes, and trauma, whether that is a single event, recurring problem, or ongoing issue with no end in sight. Not all stress or the events…

sober living for women

Benefits of Sober Living for Women

Transitional homes for women provide a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment that encourages sober living for women. The Haley House sober living facility is an option for individuals that have already found success with a professional substance use disorder or addiction treatment program. These spaces offer newly sober women supportive and structured living conditions to…