Category Archives: Hawaii Rehab

The connection between drug use, video games, deadly weapons and school shootings.

In the wake of school shootings by teenagers, everyone is running back and forth trying to find a possible cause to these monstrosities. Why would a ‘normal’ kid suddenly go berserk and try to end the lives of their teachers and peers?   While each case is different due to the various variables that could […]

Your Kid’s Brain on Video Games

Over the last ten years, video games have steadily etched their way into one of the most preferred form of entertainment throughout the world as a result of the steady decrease in TV viewing habits. This is because video games are no longer limited to arcades or homes. Portable systems and mobile devices have made […]

Rehab Tune-Up, Is It Time?

Anyone who has ever been addicted to a substance knows that fighting that addiction is a long-term battle. Fortunately, most choose to get into a rehabilitation center and gain sobriety. However, things do not necessarily get easier. A common misconception is that once someone has gone through their addiction recovery program and completed their treatment, […]

Video Gaming Addiction

Addiction is a term that most people associate with drugs, alcohol, and junk foods. Getting addicted to something, especially if it is unhealthy can be detrimental to your mental and physical development. People not only get addicted to substances and drugs but also video games. Let us discuss in detail what video game addiction is, […]

Animal Assisted Therapy

Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is a big step towards reclaiming your life. However, given that addiction is a highly individualized disease, treatment may take several forms depending on your case. During the recovery process, support systems are vital in helping the addict not to relapse into the addiction. One of the popular support […]

Tech Addiction

Are You a Tech Addict? Here are Signs You Must Look Out For Just this year, online divorce website Divorce Online cited addiction to the video game ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ as responsible for at least 200 divorce petitions since January that were filed through their site – a whopping 5% of the petitions the company […]

The Dual Diagnosis Challenge

Dual diagnosis is a condition where a person is diagnosed with both substance addiction and a serious mental health problem such as an anxiety disorder, depression, or a bipolar disorder. It also goes by the names co-morbid disorders, co-occurring disorders, and co-existing disorders. They all refer to the same issue. When an individual has a […]

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Recovery Steps

Drug Rehab Recovery Steps Drug rehab is a vital part of the recovery process an addiction patient endures before he or she can permanently wave goodbye to the life-damaging habit. It is a component that cannot be omitted because it is basically responsible for salvaging a patient’s dire health situation and reconfiguring the individual’s thought […]

Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery in Hawaii

Drug Addiction Treatment in Hawaii Known for its beautiful, lush setting and rejuvenating, laid-back atmosphere, Hawaii has long since been one of the most coveted vacation destinations in the world. What many fail to realize, however, is the serious threat that drug addiction and alcoholism is posing to hundreds of native inhabitants. Over the course […]

Adventure Therapy at Maui Recovery

Drug Rehab in Hawaii Group therapy has long since been employed by innumerable rehab facilities throughout the country as an effective form of psychotherapy. Group therapy helps to facilitate healthy communication skills, while allowing patients to relate to one another on a deep and emotionally intimate level. In the realm of addiction treatment, group therapy […]

8 Ways to Have Sober Fun in Maui

Sober Living and Activities in Hawaii Outdoor activities are a major cornerstone of our overall program at Maui Recovery – we believe that one of the main reasons we get sober is so that we can enjoy and appreciate life to the fullest! From hiking and kayaking to whale watching and stand-up paddle boarding, we […]

Drug Rehab – What to Look For

Choosing a Drug Rehab Center When deciding which drug rehab is best for you or your loved one, you are liable to consider obvious factors such as geographical location, commitment length, and out-of-pocket cost. While these are all important components to consider, you will want to be sure you are not overlooking other crucial features […]

Find the Best Drug Rehab for You

The Best Drug Rehab Residential Center Finding the Hawaii best drug rehab to suit all of your personal needs and preferences may seem to be quite an overwhelming process. There are hundreds of drug rehabs nationwide to choose from, and all of them seem to offer an incomparable array of services and amenities. When choosing […]

Am I Drug Addict?

Warning signs of Addiction Drinking alcohol in reasonable amounts is socially acceptable by most cultural standards. Even hard and excessive drinking is somewhat customary – after all, every good college student goes through a ‘phase’, during which blacking out and profusely vomiting are almost considered a twisted right of passage. But what about drug use? […]

Is Alcoholics Anonymous Right for Me?

Is Alcoholics Anonymous right for you? Committing to an inpatient alcohol rehab is truly only the very first step on what will hopefully be a lifelong journey of addiction recovery. The main objective of residential treatment is to uproot all underlying causes of addiction in a safe, supportive, and secure environment. Working through past traumatic […]

Am I an Alcoholic?

Are you an alcoholic? So, your drinking may have gotten a little out of hand. You have started to experience some small consequences as a result of your drinking – perhaps your interpersonal relationships have become somewhat strained, or your performance at work or school is being compromised. Maybe you have even begun to wrack […]

Alcohol Addiction Rehab in Hawaii

Alcohol Addiction Rehab in Hawaii Alcoholism is one of most severe and persistent substance-related issues throughout the United States, and Hawaii is no exception to this unfortunate circumstance. Binge drinking is one of the most prevalent alcohol-related issues statewide, with an overall binge drinking rate three times higher than the national average. Eighteen percent of […]

Opiate Addiction in Hawaii

Opiate Addiction Recovery Program As of 2014, prescription drug overdoses topped motor vehicle accidents throughout Hawaii as the leading cause of accidental death. Over the course of the past decade, prescription painkiller-related overdose deaths have increased by 68% statewide. It is absolutely fair to include the state of Hawaii in what has become nationally known […]