How to Help a Loved One with Opioid Addiction

Addiction is a difficult illness to cope with, and opioid addiction can be particularly challenging. The impact of opioid addiction on an individual and their loved ones can be devastating. If you have a loved one struggling with opioid addiction, it can be hard to know how to help. Here, we will discuss strategies for…

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How to Help Someone with Signs of Addiction

If you’re reading this, chances are that you know someone, maybe a friend or family member, who is struggling with an addiction problem. You may feel helpless, confused, or scared and are probably wondering how you can help. While you can’t force anyone to stop abusing drugs or alcohol, there are ways to support their…

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Steps in a Recovery Process

Everyone’s experience with addiction recovery is unique. No one will share the exact same road to developing their addiction as you, and likewise the path to recovery will be equally as diverse. Addiction and recovery can vary based on several factors, both internal and external. Some of these factors include the type of drug that…

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What’s the Difference Between Detox and Withdrawal?

Research has shown that more than 11% of Americans 12 years and older have used illegal substances. With Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center, you don’t have to go through detox and recovery alone or at risk to yourself. If you or someone you know is looking to overcome their substance addiction, keep reading to find out…

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How Long Does an Addiction to Drugs Last After Starting Recovery?

When a person is contemplating starting their journey to recovery, the most asked question is “How long does addiction recovery take?”. Recovery from addiction is an ongoing process that requires a lifetime of work to maintain recovery. During addiction recovery, the process can be different for everyone, depending on the severity of one’s addiction, the…

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It’s Time to Get Well – Grace for Addicts in the Church

– Terry Ellis Addiction. It is a heavy, loaded, and often frightening word. About 24 million people in the United States are addicted to drugs and alcohol,* That’s about 10% of all Americans over the age of 12. Yet, in my 35 years of being a pastor, I can count on the fingers of one…

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Why Choose Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center for Treatment?

Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center is a longstanding fixture in the Southeast U.S. recovery community and beyond. For over 25 years, we have welcomed clients from all over the nation and the world to our beautiful Rayville residential campus and our six Louisiana outpatient centers. Through consistent service, high-quality treatment, and outstanding patient outcomes, we have…

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Alumni Testimonial: My Hazy Shade of Winter at Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center

Alumni Testimonial: My Hazy Shade of Winter at Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center   Before I got to Palmetto in December of 2013, I’d wanted help for months, but couldn’t seem to administer it myself. I would down bottle after bottle of MD 20/20, wondering when in the world this whole alcoholism thing was going to…

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Heroin: A Deadly Resurgence

– J. David Hammond, MD   Philip Seymour Hoffman. Another talented young man whose battle with addiction ended his life all too soon. Whenever a public figure or celebrity dies in a public way from addiction, the media turns its attention once again to the subject of substance abuse. Articles are written, reports are filed,…

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