30 Day Rehab vs Extended Rehab Programs

30 Day Rehab is Not Enough

I Want a 30 Day Rehab Program This is part of a correspondence with a potential guest wanting a 30 day rehab program. While a 30 day rehab program may be more palatable, it is not nearly as effective as a longer program. Read our actual email response: Dear __________, Thanks for sending in the Admission Inquiry Form last evening. It seems like Serenity Vista would be an excellent fit for your needs. We offer a full, professional treatment team, holistic therapies, and adventure recreation. Panama offers a plethora of opportunities for fun! You describe being able to stop your drug use for days or weeks at a time, but always end up going back and starting again. Staying stopped, for good, is what we will help you with. Your experience shows that you are able to safely stop your use…

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Reflections From Our Intern – Long Term Treatment is Best

Canine Dog Therapy at Serenity Vista Alcohol Treatment Rehab

Reflections on Serenity Vista Addiction Recovery Retreat Introducing  Jim W., Serenity Vista’s newest intern. Jim joins us from Virginia, USA, accompanied by his beautiful blue merle Australian Shepherd Dog, Dundee.  Ceiba, our resident Chocolate Labrador Retriever Dog, is thrilled to have a colleague and friend to help with the duties of canine therapy.  Both dogs are an important part of the recovery program. They teach us mindfulness, playfulness, and demonstrate Rule # 62 (Don’t take yourself too damn seriously) consistently through the day. We are happy to have Jim & Dundee at Serenity Vista here in Boquete, Panama. We have much to learn from each other. Long Term Treatment for Addiction is Best Jim writes: My original intent in coming to Serenity Vista was to complete the 500 hours of on the job training needed to complete my certification as a…

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Researching Rehabs

Researching Rehabs to Find Your Best Fit Are you or someone you love considering entering a rehab for addiction to alcohol, nicotine or other drugs? If you or someone close to you is suffering from a drug or behavioural or mental health issue like depression or anxiety, understand that untreated, things will probably get worse. Addiction is not a disease that can be treated in isolation. Addiction recovery rehabilitation is the best bet for healing and health. So, you have decided to get professional treatment, now what? Researching rehabs is often at the top of the list. How do I find the right treatment facility? There are many factors to consider when researching rehabs to find the best, affordable, alcohol treatment, nicotine or other drug addiction rehab facility. We’ll examine a few. Investment Costs for Recovery One of the biggest concerns…

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