What Does Detox Medication Do?

Individuals who are addicted to alcohol or drugs frequently need to go through a medically assisted detoxification process as a key first step in their recovery from addiction. In an intensive addiction rehab program, the goal of detox medication is to remove substances from the body so that patients are ready to address the physical […]

5 Reasons to Consider Alcohol Detox Treatment

Alcohol addiction has been prevalent in our society for thousands of years. The need to escape paired with the availability of alcohol as a means of doing so has long been a recipe for alcohol dependency. Alcoholism causes drastic changes in behavior, despair, and harm to all aspects of a person’s life, including their schooling, […]

Dealing with Drug & Alcohol Addiction in the Family

Modern society is dealing with the realities of chemical dependency through a variety of drug rehab programs. Chemical dependency is a disease that can impact anyone regardless of age, gender, ethnic identification and or religious beliefs. No one is immune from substance abuse. Treatment centers are assisting those from all walks of life and economic […]

What Makes Bay Area Recovery DIfferent than other treatment centers?

If you are looking for an alcohol & drug treatment in and around Houston, it is because it is time for a change. Either you or a loved one need compassionate care that is going to make a difference. You should have a proven substance abuse treatment program. Most of all, you need someone that […]

Bay Area Recovery Response to COVID-19

Dear BARC Community: Though times surrounding COVID-19 are changing rapidly every day, our services are here. Our services are evolving with consideration to CDC, HHS, State, and local government guidance to keep our clients and staff as safe as possible while maintaining all rules and regulations. Our Outpatient Services remain fully functional, though we have […]

When Your Loved One Is Unwilling To Get Help

Helping an Unwilling family member get help with their addiction Some people who have become addicted to a drug are unwilling to get help for themselves. They blame others for causing them to turn to their drug of choice. Some have undergone repeated stints in treatment centers only to return over and over to their […]

How Gender-Sensitive Drug Treatment Can Improve Outcomes

A recent UMass Amherst study published in Addictive Behaviors has revealed that delving deeper into the triggers of someone struggling with opioid addiction can inform treatment and improve outcomes. Many of these triggers can be gender-specific, requiring tailored advice and support services to overcome. Learn more about how this research could assist those struggling with opioid addiction and other types of addiction. […]

Relapse Prevention Tips

Recovering from addiction is not easy and many who first seek help have tried on their own to overcome their addiction, only to find they need help. Estimate are than between 40 and 60 percent of people who have been treated for addiction relapse within the first year. Relapse is often thought to be part of the […]