Join us as we dive into the inspiring world of addiction recovery and witness the power of transformation in this interview on Great Day Houston. Arise Recovery Centers proudly presents our CEO, Danny Andino, and accomplished Houston Lead Clinician, Sonia Ruiz, as they share their profound insights and expertise with Deborah Duncan of KHOU Channel 11 in Houston. In this engaging conversation, Danny Andino reveals the driving force behind Arise Recovery Centers’ success and our unique approach to addiction treatment. Discover how our comprehensive programs empower individuals to overcome substance abuse and reclaim their lives, nurturing lasting recovery and personal
Category: Alcohol Addiction
Because of the intensely personal qualities of addiction, no two people will follow the same path during the recovery process. Some will rely on a 12-step program, some will use sheer grit and determination and some will go to a drug rehabilitation facility to get sober. Drug rehabilitation, or “rehab,” is a general term for intensive, supervised programs designed to help people with drug and/or alcohol addiction. What is Inpatient Rehab? Inpatient recovery, or residential treatment, is a type of program that is designed to deliver intense and specialized treatment for short periods of time. Individuals are required to live
An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a comprehensive form of treatment for mental health disorders and substance use disorders. It is a higher level of care than individual counseling. Such programs may be specific to treating addictions, mental illness, or a combination of both. Substance abuse IOPs are very helpful for treating alcohol use disorder. Alcohol use disorder refers to problem drinking that becomes severe and leads to negative consequences. It is characterized by compulsive alcohol use, loss of control over alcohol intake, and a negative emotional state when not drinking. About 15 million people in the United States have
Yes, alcohol is considered a drug and has a variety of short-term and long-term adverse effects. It enters your bloodstream as soon as it is consumed. As you drink, you increase your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level, which is the amount of alcohol present in your bloodstream. The higher your BAC, the more impaired you become by alcohol’s effects. Is Alcohol a Stimulant or Depressant? Alcohol is classified as a depressant, meaning that it slows down brain functioning and neural activity – resulting in slurred speech, unsteady movement, disturbed perceptions and an inability to react quickly. It also reduces the
Every evening you get home from work, you pour yourself a glass of wine. It has become a daily ritual, one that you spend the whole day looking forward to. But as you swallow that first sip, you suddenly realize that you’ve drank every day for as long as you can remember. A little voice in your head might be wondering: am I an alcoholic?
ou’re thinking about getting sober, chances are you’ve heard about the dreaded withdrawal symptoms that occur not long after quitting drugs and alcohol. But did you know there’s a second stage of withdrawal that’s not as well-known? Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome, or PAWS, is a series of ongoing withdrawal symptoms – largely psychological and mood-related – that occur after the initial acute withdrawal symptoms have gone away.