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Benefits of Non Profit Rehab Centers

When those struggling with addiction search for treatment in their area, they often come across non profit rehab centers. These locations help people who don’t have the means to pay for treatment out-of-pocket. Of course, non profit rehab centers also welcome anyone else who requires treatment for drug addiction as well. Memphis Recovery Centers, for example, is one of the leading non-profit rehabs in Memphis, Tennessee. If you’re struggling with an addiction problem, we can help you today. The Benefits of Non Profit Rehab Centers Here are just some of the benefits of non profit rehab centers: More help with ... Read more

Am I an Alcoholic?

Have you ever asked yourself, “Am I an alcoholic?” Although drinking alcohol doesn’t make you an alcoholic, millions of people have an alcohol abuse problem they can’t admit to. Ask yourself the following questions to determine if you are a candidate for alcohol addiction treatment. Can You Cut Back Without a Problem? Increased tolerance is a sign of alcohol addiction. What this means is the number of drinks you routinely consume goes up. If you try to cut, you may not feel the same effects. Over time, those struggling with alcoholism tend to regularly increase consumption. Have You Ever Experienced ... Read more

Employee Spotlight: July 2017

Meet Cynthia! Meet July’s spotlight employee Cynthia Gray Farmer! Cynthia has been working in our programs at MRC for 13 years. As the Clinical Supervisor, she is always working hard to find new ways to implement clinical strategies with her peers. Cynthia’s creativity truly shines when she is working with the patients and it is always exciting to see what she has planned next!   Give Memphis Recovery a call at 866-304-8254 to begin your recovery process.

Where Can My Teen Go for Drug Addiction Help?

Being a parent to a teen user is extremely troubling. Prioritizing your teen’s well-being is already your biggest concern. If your child has a drug addiction, you may wonder where you went wrong. What can you do to find drug addiction help? Read on to find the answers you’re looking for. Drug Addiction Help Starts with Understanding Drug addiction is an illness. Like asthma or cancer, your child’s addiction is not your fault. Teens are extremely susceptible to substance abuse because of underdevelopment and life stressors. More and more teens are experimenting with drugs than ever before, which is risky. ... Read more

How the Heroin Epidemic Affects Families

There is no doubt that abusing heroin negatively impacts your life. The heroin epidemic, however, doesn’t only affect those who use. It can also affect families in many ways. Take a closer look at how the drug can destroy families and future generations and learn how to overcome heroin addiction. The Financial Toll of Heroin Use It’s impossible to avoid financial problems while using heroin. If you’re addicted to heroin, it’ll quickly become your priority. This can become a financial burden when all your money goes to fueling your addiction. If a person is regularly buying heroin, it adds up. ... Read more

How to Find the Best Rehabilitation Centers in Memphis TN

If you’re looking for a drug rehab center in Memphis, Tennessee, you’ll have access to various programs. However, it’s important to find the right one for your recovery. In order to identify the best rehabilitation centers in Memphis TN, keep the following guidelines in mind. Variety of Rehab Program Formats Drug rehab shouldn’t be a “one-size-fits-all” ordeal. While there are plenty of facilities, the main two are inpatient drug rehab and outpatient rehab. Often, the best plan of action is to start with inpatient care and then step down to outpatient care. This step-down approach is the best way to ... Read more

Employee Spotlight: June 2017

Meet DeMarius! Meet June’s spotlight employee DeMarius Foy! DeMarius has been working with the youth at MRC for a little over a year. He teaches English and History at our on-campus school (Transitions Learning Center) and does an incredible job motivating and encouraging patients. We are so grateful to have DeMarius on our team! Give Memphis Recovery a call at 866-304-8254 to begin your recovery process.

Understanding the Addiction Definition

Drug or alcohol addiction was once considered a “bad habit.” Because addiction is often associated with personal blame and shame, it made seeking help difficult. Today, the addiction definition has been updated. While there’s still somewhat of a stigma, most of society no longer casts out struggling individuals. How Is the Addiction Definition Understood Today? Today’s addiction definition relates to a chronic, relapsing brain disease. This means that addiction is much like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes. These are other diseases that can become better but are still prone to relapse. A diabetic is vulnerable to a sugar-induced relapse. A ... Read more

Monthly Newsletter: MRC Minute May 2017

Check out what’s new at MRC!   Summertime We are kicking off the summer at MRC in a big way with lots of outdoor activities! Just this month, patients have had field day, picnics, water balloons, sidewalk chalk art therapy, and planted flower beds. Our counselors have big plans to incorporate several exciting treatment activities where everyone can soak up the sunshine this summer!   Art Therapy Murals MRC incorporates art therapy into our programs each week to enhance the recovery process. This month the patients of MRC’s Adult Program worked together to create two beautiful murals. Each mural is made up ... Read more

Senator Brian Kelsey Visits MRC

Memphis Recovery Centers was honored to welcome Tennessee State Senator, Brian Kelsey to our facility on May 16th. Senator Kelsey met with MRC’s President & CEO, Director of Clinical Operations, Director of Program Operations, and our Board President to discuss the need for drug and alcohol treatment in our community. He was given a tour of our Adult Program and also took advantage of the opportunity to speak with some of our patients. We were delighted that Senator Kelsey visited our facility and had the opportunity to see first-hand how MRC is working to make a difference in the lives of individuals across the state ... Read more