Category: successful treatments
If you’ve recently experienced relapse along the journey to recovery, you may be experiencing a lot of fear and guilt.
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?
Making the decision to enroll in rehab can be overwhelming. You may find yourself asking questions such as, ‘What can I expect? What does therapy look like? Does it really work? Why are there so many different types of therapy? Which one is right for me?’
When you’ve envisioned what drug rehab may look like, did you imagine coming face to face with a 700 pound horse? At Hawaiian Island Recovery, you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. Equine assisted therapy is one of the many creative ways that Hawaiian Island Recovery will allow you to explore your thoughts, feelings, and beliefs in a nontraditional setting as you pursue recovery.
Alcoholics and drug addicts don’t just wake up one day and decide to abuse a dangerous substance. Each of these individuals has a life and a story of how they got to a place of drug or alcohol dependency. For many of these men and women, that story begins with a traumatic event in their childhoods.
President Obama and his administration announced the official Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week as part of a strategy to limit drug use and abuse. This campaign is critical in combatting the opioid addiction challenges facing the nation and in strengthening the current programs already in place.
Starting recovery can be a tough time, as you face all sorts of emotions and cravings. There are days that go pretty good and then there are days when you’re really struggling. We’ve all been there. As you journey the recovery road, it’s helpful to learn some powerful mantras to help you out along your journey. You know, to give you some mojo when you’re feeling out of steam. Yes, mantras are those lifesavers that can keep you safe and feeling hopeful that if you just hold on, you’ll be alright.
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.
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.
You can find inner peace and serenity through the proven Reiki therapy and calming meditation that centers the self and clarifies the life circling around you.
Learn more about you when you visit Hawaii with a visit with Dr. Susan Gregg, Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
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.
If your loved one is among the 52 million people abusing prescription drugs like methadone, you know how hard it is to live with a methadone addict. It’s a roller coaster ride without the fun. In fact, living with a methadone addict requires survival tactics to protect yourself and your family from another’s addiction.
Early in 2016 Hawaii Island Recovery was selected as one of the top 10 Alcohol Treatment Centers in the U.S.
You can’t get organized. You’re running late – again. There’s not enough time in the day. You don’t remember your manager’s directions.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a relatively new treatment technique that helps people replace traumatic events and memories with more positive emotions. Although EMDR is often used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other forms of trauma, it has also proven to be an effective treatment for depression, anxiety, compulsive behaviors and addictions, all disorders that are often deeply rooted in trauma.
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.
I was spiritually, physically, emotionally broken. I had been trying for about 5 years to recover from alcoholism unsuccessfully. I had become daily user of oxycodone prescription drugs. My life was falling apart that time. I lost everything. My family lost trust in me. I really lost trust in myself. The things, I really believe, saved my life here was one-to-one therapies with counselor at Hawaii Island Recovery. Through the process I learned that Drugs and Alcohol were just symptoms of my underlying issues.
Amanda is former client of Hawaii Island Recovery. She has been sober since August 2011. Amanda was addicted to Alcohol, oxycodone and she also had emotional problem (anxiety and depression). Watch the video below:
Many clients have successfully gone through the treatment program at Hawaii Island Recovery. More than 70 % clients are free from addiction more than a year. You can see what former clients said about HIR. Watch the video.
For more video testimonials click here
This letter is a testimony of gratitude to all of you for all you have done to help our son break free from addiction. I have come to realize that it doesn’t matter what your addiction is, to overcome it you need first to admit you need help and your journey will begin. read more >>
From top therapy to integrating my post user life, you gave me the tools to make a real difference in the world Life is amazing, and to think, at one point I considered that my only option was to end it all! Now I can hardly wait for each new day - thank you from the bottom of my heart."