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How cell phone use may create a barrier to effective addiction recovery 

We understand it can be difficult for people to part with their cell phones when beginning inpatient addiction treatment. However, our ban on cell phones at Riverwalk Ranch is not without good reasons. Many addiction treatment centers like ours prohibit cell phone use because of how detrimental it can be to successful recovery.  Distraction from Treatment Addiction treatment hinges on Read more...
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What is the difference between binge drinking and chronic drinking?

Different ways of abusing substances each pose different risks. When it comes to alcohol abuse, binge drinking and chronic drinking are both common among adults. Though neither one is particularly healthy, is there one that is more damaging? Binge Drinking vs. Chronic Drinking Binge drinking is marked by heavy episodic drinking with the aim of becoming intoxicated. It’s defined by Read more...
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We’re Still Providing Addiction Treatment During COVID-19

Addiction and overdose deaths have only increased during the Coronavirus pandemic. That’s why Riverwalk Ranch Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center remains open and committed to helping individuals at risk on the path to recovery. In order to protect those we serve, we are faithfully adhering to health and safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Read more...
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Reasons to Travel Out of Town for Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment centers are available nationwide, so it’s likely that there are suitable rehab facilities nearby. Despite that, many people choose to travel out of town for addiction treatment instead of opting for a convenient option nearby. The drive to get a fresh start in a new place can be very motivating in the journey toward long-term recovery. These are Read more...