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Category: alcoholism

Instead of starting the new year with a drunken night you won’t remember, check out the 5 best ways to stay sober on New Year’s Eve.
12. 17. 2016 Read more
Not only do we provide access to licensed and caring professionals, but we also offer an opportunity to get out and have life-changing encounters in beautiful Hawaii. You didn't think we'd let you come all this way to hide in a counselor's office, did you?
11. 29. 2016 Read more
Hawaiian Island Recovery (HIR) boasts a 70% success rate and was recognized as one of the top ten alcohol treatment centers in the United States by QuitAlcohol and RehabsFinder in 2016. Now, many other organizations are looking to the small recovery center for clues to stopping the cycle of addiction relapse and replicating these results.
11. 08. 2016 Read more
Hawaii takes driver safety very seriously and individuals who drive under the influence (DUI) or drive while intoxicated (DWI) are likely to experience a series of problems depending on the nature of the offense and just how often a driver has been pulled over before.
08. 24. 2016 Read more
When the US economy tanked a few years ago, a consequence that was not talked about was the alarming number of previously successful men and women who not only suffered severe financial losses, but who turned to drugs, alcohol and pain meds to alleviate their fears, anxiety and frustration.   
08. 11. 2016 Read more
In a scholarly study, entitled The Genetics of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse by M.A. Enoch, 861 pairs of identical twins and 651 fraternal (non-identical) twins were studied and it was discovered that there is, indeed, a relationship between your family history (genetics) and a strong predisposition to alcohol addiction.
06. 22. 2016 Read more
Addicts don’t always want to recover. One fact is flat-out true: no junkie, stoner, alcoholic, or doctor-shopping pill popper wants to go to a rehabilitation facility. They’re afraid of opiate withdrawal, they see the signs of alcohol addiction, hydrocodone is on their shopping list, and detoxing is too “stressful.” That’s why an addict’s fear of withdrawal, regardless of drug of choice, is always a big step.
05. 03. 2016 Read more
Every parent wants the best for their children, and parents have the experience and judgement that adolescents and young adults often lack – the judgement to eliminate harmful substances from their lives.
01. 26. 2016 Read more
By all accounts, California native Ken Caminiti was a determined, generous guy, a skilled third baseman, and major home run hitter. During his 15 years as a pro baseball player, Caminiti played with the Houston Astros, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves. He was a National League MVP in 1996 and participated in All-Star games in 1994 1996 and 1997. 
10. 29. 2015 Read more
Kelly Preston is known for her buxom figure and sultry voice, but many of her fans don’t realize that Preston, formerly Kelly Kamalelehua Smith, is a native Hawaiian, born and raised in Honolulu. Although Preston spent most of her growing up years in Hawaii, she also lived in Iraq for a short time when she was very young and spent part of her teen years in Australia.
09. 29. 2015 Read more
There’s little disagreement that Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is one of baseball’s all-time best power hitters. Known by teammates as “Miggy,” Cabrera is highly respected both on and off the field. He is a Triple Crown winner, was named Most Valuable Player in 2012 and again in 2013, and voted MLB All-Star at least ten times. He isn’t finished yet, and the list of accolades continues to expand.   
09. 16. 2015 Read more
It seems that some athletes are born to play the game of baseball, and Josh Hamilton is one of them. During his growing up years in North Carolina, Hamilton was a Little League champ and a star outfielder for his high school team. He was a local legend – a gifted player with a powerful pitch, and a first choice draft pick before he graduated high school.
08. 18. 2015 Read more
Discover how Hawaii Island Recovery treats drug addiction and alcoholism. Learn about therapies for alcoholics and drug addicts and how these therapies can help you achieve and maintain your sobriety.
07. 29. 2015 Read more
There’s no doubt that Michael Phelps is a gifted athlete, and with a grand total of 22 medals (so far), he is the greatest Olympic medal-winner of all time. However, a couple of run-ins with the law put his career on hold and nearly derailed his chance of participating in the 2016 Olympic games at Rio de Janeiro.
06. 06. 2015 Read more
https://www.hawaiianrecovery.comIs it possible to quit a serious drinking habit on your own? Read the discussion below to know more about the answer to the question, “Can I cure myself of alcoholism”, and why alcoholics need professional help to maintain abstinence and achieve lifetime sobriety.
05. 29. 2015 Read more
Hawaii Island Recovery is a licensed, 8 bed, special treatment facility on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hawaii Island Recovery combines the most effective treatment modalities to support recovery and long-term sobriety. These include medically supervised detox, evidence-based psychotherapies (EMDR and CBT), and holistic and experiential therapies. Progressive treatment in a serene environment that is conducive to healing the wounds of addiction, trauma, depression, and chronic pain is their goal.
05. 15. 2015 Read more

Alcohol is a normal part of our culture, and you can find it everywhere-in television shows, at nearly every restaurant, and even at your office holiday party. Many adults regularly enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or beer at a football game, and some even get drunk on occasion. In a culture that is so accepting of alcohol, how do you know if you've crossed a line into alcohol addiction? How far is too far?

12. 11. 2016 Read more

When new residents enter rehab at Hawaiian Island Recovery (HIR), they often have questions about what life will look like during their stay and how their habits will change throughout the program. One common question we hear residents ask is, "What will I eat while I'm at HIR?"

You may not know this, but what you eat during your recovery can have a huge impact on your success.

11. 24. 2016 Read more

Although it’s true that drug and alcohol addiction wreaks havoc on your body, the harm isn’t only physical. Drug and alcohol addiction affects the entire family and can have serious effects on your loved ones.

10. 13. 2016 Read more

You don’t have to be “fall-down, full-blown drunk” to be a menace on the highway – a menace to yourself and to innocent people you don’t even know, just going about their lives.

08. 19. 2016 Read more

Many Alaskans when in need of treatment for alcohol or substance abuse have turned to the Hawaiian Islands for treatment, and with good reason.

07. 13. 2016 Read more

The idea of forgiveness was a completely ludicrous concept to me before I came into recovery. My reality at the time, told me that I was a free spirit, I held absolutely no resentments and that I loved everyone. Live and let live, I sang out, as I’d down a triple shot of tequila and snort up an 8-inch line of cocaine.

06. 10. 2016 Read more

You wonder, all the time, what it would be like to be clean and sober. Every addict dreams of a happier, healthier life without substance abuse and the corrosion it causes the quality of life.

02. 10. 2016 Read more

It may be hard to believe but here we are in 2016. The New Year’s Eve celebrations were joyous, and perhaps some New Year resolutions were made.

01. 05. 2016 Read more

Eric Show wasn’t your typical baseball player. In fact, everybody who knew him said he was a guy who marched to the beat of a different drum. Some called him “eccentric” and said he didn’t fit in with fellow baseball players, often bringing his guitar along on road trips.

10. 06. 2015 Read more

After years of alcohol-fueled rage and depression, Vance Johnson is an example of how commitment to rehab can turn lives around.

09. 22. 2015 Read more

Understand what is co-dependency, how it looks like and the typical symptoms of a co-dependent. Learn why you should get treatment for co-dependency and the most effective treatment available to help you beat co-dependency for good.

09. 03. 2015 Read more

Partying with friends is an accepted part of a celebrity lifestyle, and Pelle Lindbergh was no exception, but Lindbergh had barely begun to scratch the surface of his tremendous potential as goalie with the Philadelphia Flyers when a horrific car accident ended his life on November 11, 1985. Lindbergh was only 26.

08. 04. 2015 Read more

Discover how Nicole Scherzinger, a Hawaiian actress, struggled with bulimia, an eating disorder that took a toll on her health. Learn about the proper treatment program for this type of behavioral bulimia and how you or your loved one can overcome this behavioral disorder for good.

07. 24. 2015 Read more

It’s no secret that Angelina Jolie struggled with drug abuse for several years when she was in her early twenties, and information about her struggles aren’t difficult to find on the Internet and social media. Jolie, who just turned 40 ...

06. 01. 2015 Read more

It is no secret that substance and alcohol abuse are at epidemic proportions. At a certain point, the abuser is aware that they have a real problem and could use some help. Those who procrastinate in getting help usually sink deeper into the abuser’s spiral of heavier abuse. Many of these people are reluctant to ask for help because they are embarrassed, and mistakenly think that if they ask for help that they are showing weakness.

05. 18. 2015 Read more

Learn whether being addicted to triathlons and ultra-marathons can help you overcome your addiction to alcohol and drugs. Find out what former addicts say about replacing addiction with “healthy addiction” like athletics and see if you can apply this to yourself.

05. 07. 2015 Read more
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