Detox Articles
02/08/2016

Heart Healthy Valentine’s Meals

The month of February, it seems, is all about the heart—not just because of Valentine’s Day, but also because it’s American Heart Month. Sadly, these two occasions don’t always go hand in hand, at least not as much as you might think. Valentine’s Day is often celebrated with cozy, candlelit dinners for two—and we’re totally in favor of that! The problem is, these meals are often decadent to the point of being not particularly healthy. In some cases, they can be especially hard on the ol’ ticker. So this year, we recommend showing someone you truly care about them—body, mind,…

02/01/2016

Hosting the Big Game While in Recovery

Just because you’re in recovery, that doesn’t mean you can no longer have fun. And it certainly doesn’t mean you can’t host an uproariously fun party when game day comes—inviting all of your family and friends over for a blowout that’s packed with good cheer, minus the need for any drugs or alcohol. We’ll show you what we mean. As you start thinking about your hosting duties for the big game, keep an open mind for the following suggestions. Don’t start the festivities too early. When people arrive hours early, it’s usually because they want to tap a keg. Instead,…

01/25/2016

Detox: The First Step to Recovery

The first step to recovery can be difficult. It’s not easy trying to overcome an addiction, but it’s definitely possible. Once you take that first step, you will eventually build momentum that can keep you going throughout the whole process. But what is that first step? It’s important that you cleanse your body of harmful substances if you hope to recover. The best way to cleanse is to go through a full detox. Detoxing is a necessary step toward beating your addiction and recovering from your dependency; however, most people are unaware of how or why they should go through…

01/18/2016

5 Reasons Home Detox is a Bad Idea

Going through a detox is tough; in fact, many people seem to underestimate just how difficult it can be. It’s very important that you do not try to conduct a self-detox at home, and instead seek professional medical supervision. While detoxing can improve your overall health, if you do not do it properly, you can risk further injury. Here are five particular reasons why at-home detox is a bad idea and why you should seek assistance. A major component of successful detox and recovery is support. Your friends and family may be there for you during your detox, but you…

01/11/2016

A Letter from Dr. Cohen

Dear friend, Everyone wants a new start—a clean slate, a fresh beginning. That’s especially true for those who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. Recovery is tough, but a new start is possible—and in fact, it’s what we’re all about! When you are looking for help to overcome an addiction to drugs or alcohol, New Start Detox can provide you with the answer you are seeking. At New Start Detox we offer a comfortable and safe environment where you will be treated with dignity and respect as you begin the path to your recovery. You will have access to a…