Star of ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Leaves Rehab Kim Richards, star of the reality TV show the ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’, is just the latest example of a ‘celebrity’ taking drug and alcohol rehabilitation lightly. Richards’ problem with drugs and alcohol became public after her own sister called her a “sick alcoholic” in
Rehab Doesn’t Work For Me Many addicts go through drug and alcohol detoxification and short term rehabilitation without seeing lasting results, so they immediately assume that rehab just doesn’t work for them. Once they relapse after short term rehab, they get back into the cycle of their addiction and claim that rehab was a failure.
How Can Reiki Help You Overcome Addiction? The common goal of those trying to get rid of an addiction of any kind should be long term success. Some people aimlessly attend rehabilitation to satisfy someone else’s requirement—but with that kind of mindset, the rehabilitation process can become a revolving door. Detoxification, rehabilitation, and therapy will
The Importance of Healthy Sleep Hygiene One of the most difficult things to get through during detoxification, rehabilitation, and recovery from addiction is sleep. Difficulty sleeping can result from mental or physical lapses due to the effects of the addiction. Poor or unhealthy sleeping habits can lead to unhealthy habits and consequently an unhealthy life—and
What is Equine Assisted Therapy? When patients try to overcome an embedded addiction, many unorthodox treatments and therapies can be used by rehabilitation centers in an attempt to reshape the patient’s mind and body. But unorthodox doesn’t mean unsuccessful. Seabrook House is an internationally recognized rehabilitation and detoxification treatment center that uses a variety of
Recovering During the Holidays The holiday season can present a host of problems for recovering alcoholics. There are many tempting situations that alcoholics might be involved in during the course of the holiday season. Many recently sober former alcoholics will be confronted with drinking situations during the holiday season, and in order to prevent a
New Years Resolution: Lose the Addiction The start to a new year can be a refreshing opportunity to set some new goals for yourself. Many people celebrate the ‘dropping of the ball’ for New Years by partying, but for a drug or alcohol addict the new year should be viewed as a chance to start
Addiction Treatment for Women Unsuccessful stints at a drug or alcohol rehabilitation center can be frustrating and disappointing. Relapsing or falling back into bad habits shortly after a stay in a residential treatment center can be a common occurrence that results from mediocre therapy and treatment. It’s important, especially for women, to make sure that