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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
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 use of medical marijuana is growing in popularity in the U.S. with more states approving the use of medical marijuana to treat a variety of ailments including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the effects of chemotherapy on cancer patients, glaucoma, nerve pain, seizure disorders, Crohn’s Disease and other conditions that diminish quality of life for many of us.
02. 16. 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
Learn about the issues connected with medical marijuana and its use for addiction treatment. Get the answer to the question, “Is it right or wrong to get on medical marijuana as a recovery support” with explanation.
06. 22. 2015 Read more
Until you accept these five wrong ideas about the drug addict you can never help him or her the way you should. Check whether or not you are guilty of these five biggest mistakes families of drug addict usually make.
06. 03. 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

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

When young people start using club drugs to boost the fun, the next “rave” may change their lives forever.
Club drugs are a broadly-defined collection of well-known party favorites, like Ecstasy, to some concoction some high school chemistry genius cooked up at home. That’s one big part of the club drug problem. You don’t know what you’re actually taking.

07. 24. 2016 Read more

If you’re asking the question “when should I get help” you already know the answer. If you’re asking “when” the answer is now. Bad Habit or Addiction?
It’s not always easy to tell the difference between a bad habit and an addiction. Both are voluntary behaviors. Both provide some satisfaction or pleasure. Both are part of our routines. And, both are activities that we don’t want to stop.

04. 07. 2016 Read more

Wild Dolphin Assisted Psychotherapy, or WDAP, is an experiential form of substance abuse therapy that uses wild but gentle dolphins that live in the beautiful azure waters off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.

 

02. 02. 2016 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

Many people think that Marijuana is a nature healing drug that can cause no harm. This is wrong! Marijuana is addictive!

06. 08. 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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