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What is the success rate?

What is the success rate of your program is a frequently asked question? It’s also a difficult one to answer honestly. Today was a classic example of how difficult it is to be honest about success. I spoke with a previous client whom I’ve spoken with several times during the past year since she was at
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Healthy recovery from alcohol or drug addiction

A healthy recovery from alcohol or drug addiction begins with the acceptance that there is a problem. One could argue that this supports AA’s first step, which reads, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable.”  On the contrary, many people in recovery regularly attend 12-step meetings and admit that they
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Off Site Activities

Off Site Activities? How about a bountiful fishing trip? This is just one of the many activities enjoyed by clients at Bayshore Retreat. Is it fun? You bet. This recent off site activity in the Gulf of Mexico yielded red snapper, mackerel, mahi and even a 7 foot bull head shark! It’s just one of the
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Removing the Addiction Label

Removing the addiction label might be one of the hardest things one does as he or she goes through the drug and alcohol recovery process. Once family and friends have suffered through the years of worry and frustrations of dealing with a drug or alcohol addiction, they’re slow to accept that things have changed. This is
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Different Kind of Treatment

Differences that Make a Difference Many times we’re asked how are we different from other drug treatment centers. While this is explained throughout our website it’s something that, unless someone has the time or takes the time to note every detail, is missed. Bayshore Retreat begins first by treating its clients with dignity and respect.
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Best Treatment Center

Look At The Numbers, Compare Everything When searching for the best rehab facility it really is about the numbers. For instance the number of clients the treatment center accommodates at any given time, the staff to client ratio, the number of counseling hours and what type of counseling. This should also include the quality of counseling,
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Denial of Addiction

Denial: Not just a river in Egypt When dealing with addiction, the first line of defense for an addict is denial. Addicts deny they have a problem long before they seek treatment. This can be frustrating for families as they watch their loved one struggle with alcohol or drug addiction, sometimes for years before they
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Drug Rehab Cost

Comparison Is Hard When It’s Not Apples to Apples When searching for a drug treatment center, the cost can be overwhelming. We’re talking about thousands of dollars. Yes, thousands. No matter how hard one tries to find an affordable place, the answer is the same – drug rehab costs a significant amount of money.  But,
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Drug Rehab Confusion

Which Pill Works? Should I Drink or Not? It’s understandable why some people don’t get the help they need when they finally reach the point of realizing they need it. All one has to do is spend a few minutes, make that hours, searching for a good drug treatment center. There is so much confusion
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