Substance Abuse Resources
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Henderson Drug & Alcohol Rehab, Detox & Treatment Resources

Located just 30 minutes from Longview in east Texas, the small community of Henderson in Rusk County, is part of the Longview-Marshall Metropolitan Area. The beautiful open country is home to family farms and ranches with small towns like Henderson scattered in between. During Texas’ hot summer days, residents and visitors beat the heat at nearby Martin Creek Lake State Park, which offers camping, fishing, picnicking areas, swimming and boating.

Regrettably, not all the recreation in Rusk County is safe or legal. This picturesque southwestern area is battling the same substance abuse problems that plague big cities like Dallas, Longview and Houston. From 2012 to 2014, the community had 37 drug overdose deaths. Substance misuse isn’t limited to opioids and opiates. alcohol, methamphetamine and cocaine are also a problem in Rusk County and surrounding counties.

Addiction is not a crime, it’s a disease, and like any chronic illness, people suffering from it need treatment from professionals. Unfortunately, the strict enforcement and high penalties for possession of illegal substances along with the stigma of drug addiction can prevent people from seeking help. If you have a substance use disorder, reach out to a Henderson drug rehab center or Henderson alcohol rehab center.

You’re not alone in this struggle.

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Texas counties aren’t alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Statistics show that 91 Americans die every day from an opioid or opiate overdose. However, it doesn’t have to end this way. If you are ready to enter treatment and learn to live and love sobriety, the caring, professional staff at The Recovery Village are ready to help.

Finding Help in Henderson

Henderson, Texas Alcohol Rehab Centers and Drug Centers

While law enforcement can’t do much about legal alcohol misuse, the Texas legislature was able to reduce the abundance of prescription pain killers by holding physicians accountable for overprescribing and improving reporting methods. These steps helped close many of the state’s pill mills in 2010. After closing prescription loopholes, communities faced a new problem: Removing the drug supply didn’t send those misusing them to seek help. Instead, it sent them to illegal drugs and the street equivalent of codeine, that is, hydrocodone, oxycodone and heroin.

If you feel that drugs or alcohol are in control of your life, you aren’t alone. There are many options for drug rehab in Henderson, TX and alcohol rehab in Henderson, TX to help you retake command of your life. Listed below are some of the treatment choices available near Henderson and at The Recovery Village facilities in Texas and across the country.

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    Residential Treatment Programs

    Many treatment programs start in a residential setting where patients receive around-the-clock care. These complete hospitalizations usually begin with a detoxification and last an average of three to six weeks. Residential treatment is also recommended for patients with underlying psychological disorders that complicate their addictions. Treating the whole patient improves the long-term results of substance use disorder recovery, reducing the chances of a relapse. These are therapy-intensive programs that combine group meetings, individual counseling and wellness classes to learn new coping techniques for stress.

    Another type of residential treatment is a long-term, community-based program. Also known as a therapeutic community model (TC), it focuses on the patients’ resocialization into a sober society. These are six months to one-year commitments that include services for lifelong success such as GED completion, employment training, along with regular Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and individual counseling sessions.

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    Partial Hospitalization Programs

    There are two types of outpatient programs. Partial hospitalization programs offer the most structure. Like full admission, patients spend between six and eight hours, five or six days per week attending AA, NA and private counseling sessions throughout the day. But, they can go home to their homes and families in the evening.

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    Outpatient Treatment Programs

    If you have work or family obligations that prevent a residential program or even partial hospitalization, the outpatient program is still an excellent choice for many to begin their recovery. These options offer the widest range of freedom and require the most amount of determination and self-control. Patients schedule AA, NA, and counseling sessions around other important tasks and can increase or decrease the number of meetings they attend each week as needed.

You should carefully examine each facility available before jumping to one decision. Consider Henderson drug treatment facilities and Henderson alcohol treatment facilities. As well, there are national brands with multiple treatment choices and locations across the country. Recovery is a long-term investment in your future and you deserve the best options for success.

Detox Centers

Admitting that you have a substance abuse problem and asking for help is a huge step in ending your dependence on alcohol or drugs. It is scary, and recovery isn’t easy. Instead, it’s a process with many bumps in the road that you take one day at a time, and detoxification is another important step in recovery.

Some substances have very painful and at the least, unpleasant side effects from withdrawal. Drug detox in a hospital setting with nurses and physicians on staff 24 hours a day to evaluate, administer medications and monitor your health is the best and safest way to eliminate mind-altering substances from your body. The length and intensity of withdrawal symptoms vary by the type of drug. For example, withdrawing from alcohol lasts a minimum of 24 to 72 hours for moderate alcoholism to the more severe symptoms of delirium tremens for long-term, heavy drinkers that can continue for 7 to 10 days after the last drink.

Symptoms of heroin withdrawal come in stages. The early symptoms include agitation, anxiety, insomnia, muscle aches, runny noses, watery eyes and excessive sweating. During the later stages of withdrawal, patients may experience vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Methadone, is a mild narcotic prescribed by physicians to ease withdrawal symptoms. Another medication that can help is buprenorphine, which reduces cravings without giving patients the high that comes with methadone. Reach out to a Henderson drug detox or a Henderson alcohol detox today and take the step to take your life back.

Recovery Meetings Near You

You can overcome substance use disorder. The tools and resources necessary for recovery are all around you. During addiction treatment and for as long as you need them, free, open meetings like Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and SMART Recovery are available in cities and states around the country. If you don’t have a meeting nearby or can’t physically make a group, there are also online meetings available at various hours throughout the day and evening. All sessions offer anonymity, support and additional resources to aid in your recovery.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) started helping men and women refrain from drinking alcohol and stay active in their recovery in 1935. The international fellowship follows a 12-step program, and the only requirement to join is wanting to quit drinking. The group’s Creed puts the common welfare of the fellowship first and commitment to the program as the ticket to recovery. Each group is independent of the other and loosely connected with no organizational hierarchy.

  • Hope Group
    Where:
    503 Kilgore Dr.
    Henderson, TX 75652
  • Alcoholics in Recovery Group
    Where:
    108 1/2 North St.
    Henderson, TX 75652
  • Elderville Group-Presbyterian Church
    Where:
    Highway 322 at FM 2011
    Longview, TX 75603

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

Founded in 1953, Narcotics Anonymous is like Alcoholics Anonymous, but are not affiliated with them. It follows a 12-step recovery program, supports individual group power over the collective of different groups, and the only requirement to take part in meetings is the desire for sobriety. The members acknowledge that they are recovering addicts and attend regular meetings to help each other stay sober or get back on the right path after a relapse.

  • Hope Group Hall
    Where:
    600 East Main St.
    Henderson, TX 75652
  • Longview
    Where:
    3713 West Marshall Ave.
    Longview, TX 75604
  • Serenity Clubhouse
    Where:
    101 Benita Dr.
    Marshall, TX 75672

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery or Self-Management and Recovery Training uses a four-point system to help anyone overcome alcohol and drug dependence. The four points include building and staying motivated in your recovery, learning healthy techniques for coping with cravings, positively managing emotions and behaviors and finding balance in all parts of your life. SMART Recovery also supports and advocates proper use of psychiatric medications and other psychological treatments in the context of a patients’ complete recovery.

  • Offices of Wade E. French
    Where:
    1810 Shiloh Rd.
    Tyler, TX 75703

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

Alcohol and drug addiction are family diseases. This means they affect everyone in the addict’s life. Al-Anon and Nar-Anon are meetings designed for friends and family members to share their experiences, struggles and support of others experiencing similar situations. Keep in mind that each session is different and to get the best experience, attend at least six separate ones before determining if the groups are right for you.

  • Al-Anon
    Where:
    Clean Air Noon AFG
    600 N 8th St.
    Longview, TX 75601
  • Nar-Anon
    Where:
    You Are Not Alone
    3713 West Marshall Ave.
    Longview, TX 75604

There are several options for Henderson alcohol rehab or Henderson drug rehab. In addition, there are resources available in nearby cities, including Carthage and Jacksonville.

Local Communities Served

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  • 75653
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  • 75680

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Henderson was last modified: October 9th, 2017 by The Recovery Village