Staying Sober During the Holidays
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Staying Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can be a very joyous time for many people. However, for some, the holidays can be very difficult. Whether it be due to grief, financial stress or familial issues, many people struggle during this time. If you are in recovery from addiction or alcoholism this will be a

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Choosing a Substance Abuse Program
Treatment Programs

Choosing a Substance Abuse Program

There are many factors to consider when selecting a rehab center. The first thing to determine is whether an inpatient or outpatient treatment program is best for you. Are you able to work with your employer, school or family to take an extended leave of absence so that you can

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Family Addiction Treatment

Addiction, A Family Disease

“Addiction truly is a family disease. When a member of the family becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, the entire family is affected.  “Family” includes not only the nuclear family, but also the work family.  Picture a mobile, perfectly in balance. When one of the pieces of the mobile is

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The Detox Phase of Treatment at The Orchard

Alcohol abuse is a problem for many. What may start off as a social activity can lead to dependence, and have dire consequences on the person, as well as the family. According to the CDC, excessive alcohol use, either in the form of binge drinking (drinking 5 or more drinks

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Unmanageable Life
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Unmanageability

Step One says “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and our lives had become unmanageable”. We are also told that in order to get sober,  we have to admit to ourselves Step One. This is the most important step, since not many people will be willing to do the

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How Drug Addiction Affects Family Members
Family Addiction Treatment

How Drug Addiction Affects Family Members

Addiction and Alcoholism are diseases that affect entire families. If you or your loved one is suffering from drug addiction or alcoholism it is important to get the whole family the help they need. Often when we think about drug addiction or alcoholism we think about treating the person struggling

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What to Expect at Rehab
Drug Rehab

What to Expect at Rehab

Many people who contemplate going to a treatment facility wonder what treatment will be like. Fear of the unknown tends to spark our creative imaginations and we start inventing problems before they start. Having an idea of what to expect at rehab is a good way to ease some of

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About The Orchard Recovery

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment center situated along the banks of the Brazos River. We offer dynamically oriented individualized treatment and the hope of a new tomorrow.

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