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How Does Detox Work?

“How does detox work?” Detox, short for detoxification, is a process that refers to the portion of substance abuse treatment that removes the toxins from the patient’s body. This is an essential part of overcoming most drug addictions, but it can often be misunderstood. Detox is a crucial part of the addiction recovery process, and it doesn’t have to be as difficult or scary as many people think. About Drug Detox When people become dependent upon substances such as drugs or alcohol, removing those things from their systems can be quite risky. Withdrawal, without supervision, can lead to problems such ... Read more

What Is Structural Family Therapy?

Drug or alcohol addiction causes problems in all areas of a person’s life, and it can stem from earlier life experiences. Therefore, getting to the heart of the issue is important. One type of therapy is quite effective at helping not only the addicted individual but also those who are close to this person. Structural family therapy, or SFT, helps to address the patterns that developed between family members and to find solutions for better understanding.   About Structural Family Therapy Sometimes, mental health issues such as personality disorders, depression, and anxiety can exist within families. These issues become interwoven ... Read more

What a Day at Drug Treatment Centers Is Like

Most people who struggle with drug addiction know that they need help. However, they often don’t seek assistance because they don’t know what to expect from drug treatment centers. Knowing what to expect can make attending rehab less intimidating. What Is a Typical Day at Drug Treatment Centers A typical day at a rehab center depends greatly on the facility itself. In general, most drug treatment centers start people with a hearty breakfast. They typically like for their clients to get an early start to the day too. Having a reasonable schedule helps people develop healthy living habits.   After ... Read more

Employee Spotlight: February 2018

Meet Aline! Meet February’s spotlight employee, Aline! Aline is a Clinical Assistant at MRC, and has been a part of our team for almost seven years! Aline has a desire to help people and inspire the next generation, and we are grateful for her hard work and dedication. Give Memphis Recovery a call at 866-304-8254 to begin your recovery process.

How to Recognize a Cocaine Addict

Cocaine is a potent drug that was popular during the late 1980s and early ’90s. Despite a slight decline in its popularity, it still causes problems for millions of people across the United States. For those who suffer from cocaine addiction, their best chance for recovery is to get help quickly. Here are a few ways to recognize a cocaine addict. How to Spot a Cocaine Addict People who suffer from cocaine abuse don’t typically seek help themselves. In general, it’s up to family and friends to spot signs of cocaine addiction. Unfortunately, not everyone knows what to look for ... Read more

Monthly Newsletter: MRC Minute January 2018

Check out what’s new at MRC!     Wellness Programs We are kicking off 2018 by adding Yoga and Pilates classes to our Youth Program’s wellness time! These new activities will help our patients learn the importance of being able to center yourself in your body, mind, and soul. It is also a wonderful way to incorporate meditation and relaxation techniques, and it’s a great work out too!                                            Learning to Give Back At MRC, we love to take advantage ... Read more

Why Heroin Overdose Is on the Rise

Heroin use has drastically increased in the United States in recent years. As a result of more frequent abuse, heroin overdose has also become a much more common event throughout the country. The information below will discuss the relevant factors that influence the increased use of heroin and the growing risk of a heroin overdose in the United States. 4 Factors Influencing Heroin Abuse The rates of heroin use have jumped in recent years. The increase holds true for specific demographic groups that before had low rates of heroin abuse. Most noteworthy, the three factors below are influencing the rates ... Read more

Employee Spotlight: January 2018

Meet James! Meet January’s spotlight employee James Carson! James is the Director of Admissions and has been making a difference at MRC for 29 years! James is passionate about helping others and we are so grateful for the many years he has dedicated to helping individuals regain their lives through recovery. Give Memphis Recovery a call at 866-304-8254 to begin your recovery process.

How Addiction Counseling Can Inspire Your Recovery

It is estimated that as many as one out of every seven American adults faces substance abuse issues at some point in their life. Since the consequences of addiction can include the devastation of personal relationships, loss of employment, and many other disastrous events, it is essential that those suffering from this problem seek appropriate help. Below are five primary benefits associated with addiction counseling. 5 Advantages of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counseling For the majority of those facing addiction, the road to recovery feels lonely and painful. For this reason, most people suffering substance abuse need support, understanding, and ... Read more

Best Drug Rehab in Tennessee

Millions of Americans face the damaging effects of substance abuse and drug addiction each year. However, relatively few of these individuals reach out for the professional help that is so often needed to overcome addiction. Thankfully, a quality rehab in Tennessee exists to those in need of this type of support on their journey to recovery and freedom from addiction. Importance of Seeking Treatment for Drug Addiction Attempting to fight substance abuse and addiction alone can be a very overwhelming process. For the vast majority of sufferers, additional help is needed to break free from addiction and to stay sober ... Read more