When going through detoxification for alcohol or drug dependence, allowing your body to completely free itself of the substance of abuse will often result in withdrawal symptoms that can be painful, both physically and psychologically. The detox process can also result in intense cravings for substances. In this article, we explore how to handle cravings  The post Cravings After Detox: How to Cope appeared first on Achieve Treatment Center.
Detox is the first step in your recovery journey. It‘s essential to wean the body off drugs or alcohol, to restore your health and clear your mind of addictive substances, before therapy begins. It may seem like an overwhelming prospect, but when undergoing a medically supervised detoxification program, you‘re assured of round-the-clock monitoring by healthcare  The post What Not to Do During Detox appeared first on Achieve Treatmen
Addiction is a disease that doesn‘t discriminate. It affects people from all walks of life, rich and poor, famous and ordinary. From the outside, celebrities seem to lead charmed and trouble-free lives. The reality is that despite fame and fortune, the rich and famous can struggle with serious substance abuse problems too. Some of these  The post Inspiring Recovery Stories From 3 Celebrities appeared first on Achieve Treatment Center.
If you are going through detox, it‘s important to understand that you will likely experience some symptoms of drug withdrawal. Detox involves cleansing your system of the substances that have become detrimental to your life and has affected your relationships with others in a negative way. What To Expect During Detox: Knowledge Is Power Before  The post Withdrawal Symptoms: What to Expect During Detox appeared first on Achieve Treatment C
The changes that can be made in such a short period of time by people who show willingness and open mindedness never ceases to amaze me. Jenna has been with ACHIEVE since March, 2015. She started with the center as a group facilitator and now holds the position of primary therapist. She runs multiple therapy  The post Spotlight Behind the Scenes: Jenna Rosenfeld appeared first on Achieve Treatment Center.
One of the most common reasons why people delay seeking treatment for an addiction is fear of the future. You may worry about who you‘ll be without drugs or alcohol, or you may worry that treatment won‘t work for you. Perhaps the most disconcerting of these fears is the fear of what will become of  The post Navigating Relationships After Treatment appeared first on Achieve Treatment Center.
I always heard people say you would have a life beyond your wildest dreams, and I‘m now one who can attest to that.‘ Bryan Tiller has been a behavioral health technician with ACHIEVE for six months. Bryan helps hold clients accountable and assists the clinical staff with any help they need. He also spends time  The post Spotlight Behind the Scenes: Bryan Tiller appeared first on Achieve Treatment Center.
‘I was 50 years old when I entered sobriety.‘ Stuart Maesel joined the ACHIEVE team recently as a behavioral health technician. His duties in this role include ensuring the safety, sobriety and care of clients. Stuart came to ACHIEVE at the recommendation of a friend who knew of ACHIEVE‘s reputation in the treatment community and  The post Spotlight Behind the Scenes: Stuart Maesel appeared first on Achieve Treatment Center.
‘While working at ACHIEVE, I am constantly being challenged in my abilities to help others both personally and professionally.‘ Philip Enders just celebrated two years of employment at ACHIEVE, where he works as a counselor. Philip first heard of ACHIEVE through Will Shlifer, ACHIEVE‘s clinical director, when they worked together at another facility. Philip finds  The post Spotlight Behind the Scenes: Philip Enders appeared fi
Seeking help for a substance use disorder is often the hardest step in overcoming an addiction, but the benefits of treatment extend far beyond helping you end substance abuse. Getting help for an addiction involves a variety of traditional and complementary therapies that help you improve life skills in all corners of your life for  The post Mastering Life Skills for Long-Term Recovery appeared first on Achieve Treatment Center.