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Right Step offers affordable residential and outpatient treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, for adults and adolescents. Our drug rehab centers and alcohol abuse treatment programs have client satisfaction ratings exceeding 96%.
Right Step Alums Celebrate How Caring Professionals Helped Them Beat Addiction The mark of a successful drug and alcohol treatment center is its ability to turn a life around. But that end is almost invariably the result of a collection of means that starts and finishes with the facility’s staff. At Right Step, treatment professionals [...]
Let Right Step Show You How to Become a New You Like many life-altering experiences, the move from alcohol and drug addiction to a successful, lasting recovery is a process. It requires a plan, and dedication to stick to the plan. But, first, there has to be the realization that a change is necessary. It’s [...]
When the Servant Becomes the Master Understanding addiction in a new and relevant way. Gain new insights into addiction and why it has such a powerful hold on some individuals more than others: Are drugs and alcohol good or bad? Why do we use them? Is treatment effective? Is addiction a choice or a disease? [...]
In the last few weeks, two very famous and influential women passed: Betty Ford, wife of former President Gerald Ford and founder of the Betty Ford Center, and Amy Winehouse, an influential British singer known for her unique combination of soul, jazz, and R&B. These two women achieved fame and recognition in different arenas–Betty Ford [...]
Mike Starr, former bassist for Alice In Chains, passed away on March 8, 2011. Some media outlets reported that it related to his struggles with the disease of addiction. While the cause of death has not yet been determined, it is clear that Starr endured a long battle with the disease of addiction, attempting several [...]
Fall is in the air! The warm days of summer are leaving us and the holidays are upon us. The holidays bring us together with friends and family and can be a joyous time. For people early in addiction recovery, the holidays can be a very stressful and difficult time. There are parties and dinners [...]
Pill Mills in Our Own Back Yard: Harris County Texas provides easy access for prescription pill abuse.
Recent data collected by the Texas Department of Public Safety demonstrates that in Harris County obtaining a prescription for often abused controlled substances is very easy. In fact, some of the highest prescribing doctors in the state reside right here in Houston’s largest county, Harris County. The clinics responsible for the highest numbers of abusable medications are known as “pill mills” because they appear more like mass-production factories than actual medical clinics.
It’s just an endless road where it keeps taking you farther and farther down that road…When you make a decision to take that step that way, instead of one step it’s like jumping off a cliff. [source: USA Today] This is what premier jockey, Garrett Gomez said as he recounted his battle with drugs and [...]
For someone struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, life can be a very difficult time. The consequences of addiction can lead to a number of life-changing events including job loss, divorce, not to mention an ongoing list of health problems. But what many addicts may not realize is that addiction is not an individual disease. [...]
According to a recent report by the World Health Organization, the U.S. leads the world in substance abuse problems. Despite having a higher drinking age than a majority of other countries, and a strict enforcement of drug laws, substance abuse especially with drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, and alcohol, among youths continues to climb, but [...]