Trekking the Road to Recovery

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Mar 20, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Is there a sharper contrast than the image of me sitting on my sofa getting high compared to finishing a 3-day trek in Mt. Olympus? I would not have believed it was true, had I not experienced it myself.

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Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse

Posted by Roger Watts - PhD, Senior Clinical Advisor on Jan 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There are tell-tale signs that a person may be abusing or dependent on alcohol or other drugs, but it is often surprising how people who know these addicts or alcoholics miss the typical signs. Substance abuse counseling can help, but only if the person is involved with counseling and that generally requires them to have symptoms. Rehab treatment is the answer for this problem, but the signs of relapse should be showing themselves long before rehab comes into their life.

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Evaluating Residential Rehab Programs

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Jan 23, 2018 9:30:00 AM

It seems too good to be true. Your loved one has finally gotten to the point that he is ready to commit to his recovery from addiction. While he is undergoing medical detox, you need to figure out which residential rehab program he should go to next. There are thousands of options available. How can you determine which one will provide the structure and support he needs to move forward?

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Gray Wolf Academy-A Path To Continued Success

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Dec 5, 2017 1:30:00 PM

At Gray Wolf, we do more than help young men fight addiction and become sober. We believe in providing a well rounded experience at the ranch and Gray Wolf Academy is one of the ways that we ensure young men are still leading productive lives in our care. We have seen firsthand how the Academy helps our residents set goals, build confidence, and even find a new passion. At Gray Wolf, we not only strive to help our residents achieve sobriety, but also provide them essential tools to assimilate back into normal life and achieve their educational and career goals. 

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