Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 05, 2013
Drug Addiction Treatment Centers in Houston is launching a video that gives insights and support for where to help regarding drug and alcohol addiction in Houston and surrounding cities. Those cities include Baytown, Spring Branch, Clear Lake City, Spring, The Woodlands, Katy, and Galveston.
Alcohol detoxification is a process by which a heavy drinker's system is brought back to normal after being used to having alcohol in the body on a continual basis. Serious alcohol addiction results in a decrease in production of GABA, a reuptake inhibitor, because alcohol acts to replace it. Precipitous withdrawal from long-term alcohol addiction without medical management can cause severe health problems and can be fatal. Alcohol detox is not a treatment for alcoholism. After detoxification, other treatments must be undergone to deal with the underlying addiction that caused the alcohol use.
The program offers a collective style of treatment options for clients. Ultimately, its bottom line is to help all clients leave the addiction treatment center with a structure in place for life outside of it. People come into these types of centers looking either for a new life or relief from their pain, and counselors and therapists on staff are ready to help.
Drug detoxification is used to reduce or relieve withdrawal symptoms while helping the addicted individual adjust to living without drug use; drug detoxification is not meant to treat addiction but rather an early step in long-term treatment. Detoxification may be achieved drug free or may use medications as an aspect of treatment. Often, drug detoxification and treatment will occur in a community program that lasts several months and takes place in a residential rather than medical center.
In Houston, drug and alcohol addiction is part of the city’s fabric. Entering the rehab center gives clients a new chance to be responsible members of society once again. They come to find themselves, discover new levels of self-esteem, and a spirituality that works.
Detoxification is followed by counseling and therapeutic help and support. Learning to navigate through everyday life without drugs and alcohol is akin to giving someone traveling through different states and/or nations a map and directions.
For more information on the treatment center in Houston, visit http://drugsdetox.org or call (888) 444-9148.