Like roughly half of Cenikor’s clients, I was referred through the judicial system, and even though it wouldn’t have been in my best interest to leave, I could have left at any time. I became a heroin junkie when I
Consider these scenarios: A woman is set to graduate from short-term treatment care for substance abuse and is afraid to go home. She wonders how she will handle her old environment, and maintain her new sobriety. Or imagine a man
“I can’t go home!” That realization was certain for Denise as she neared completion of Cenikor’s Detoxification and Short-Term Inpatient in Waco, TX. Though detox was a difficult process, she says Cenikor “made the unbearable tolerable.” During her time in
Women are the fastest-growing segment for substance use disorders in the United States. According to the Federal Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, about 2.7 million women in the United States abuse drugs or alcohol and suffer from substance use disorders.
Addicts often suffer from extremely low self-esteem brought on by multiple negative life experiences and crises. Often as individuals begin in recovery, they are plagued with guilt around their actions and behaviors during their addiction. At times this is so
The number of adults involved in the criminal justice system has soared from about 1.8 million in 1980 to 7 million today. The connection between drug abuse and crime is well documented by research. Drug abuse is implicated in at
In a perfect world our children would get good grades, respect us at all times, and never ever use drugs. Unfortunately, drugs and alcohol are prevalent in our society today. We cannot shelter them from all the harmful things in