The Elements of Treatment
The suffering caused by drug and alcohol addiction can be so enormous that you just want to cease existing. It feels like drowning. You are crying for help, but your mouth is shut. Your body and senses want you to take another shot, but your mind is already demanding to stop. It is at this point that you should start becoming the master of your own body and gain the power to stop addiction’s whims.
Is Drug Addiction Treatable?
Admittedly, addiction is a tough battle to win. But with determination and desire to get treated, it gets much easier; especially these days, drug treatment centers are now well equipped with the knowledge and facilities to help people get clean.
Addiction, be it to drugs, smoking, or alcohol, is considered a chronic disease that needs to be attended by health professionals. You can’t just stop addiction overnight. It needs time to be completely eradicated in your system, to recover, and to avoid relapse. Though curing addiction cannot happen in a few days, you can start the journey right at this moment – you just need to decide. Decide to ask for help and decide to cooperate with the programs that will be laid out for you.
Included in these treatment programs we offer are categorized into three elements – Assessment, Therapeutic, and Experiential Therapies.
This is considered the initial step towards getting our clients clean of any toxicity from drugs and alcohol; it’s important because the medical team can get to the root cause of why the patient resorted to abusing addictive drugs. Without this initial step, you could be barking up the wrong tree. Addiction assessment explores the following information:
And the treatment program that will best suit your needs
Your history with drug abuse is clear evidence that somewhere along the line in your past years, something wrong happened. You were hurt, you suffered. Pre-intake assessments will give medical professionals a lead as to what method will cater to your current difficult situation. Assessment includes the following tests:
During the assessment, you can expect the following policies to be requested:
Ask relatives and friends to be involved in the program when necessary.
Therapeutic Drug Treatment
This form of treatment uses behavioral techniques to curb, if not eliminate the pains of drug abuse in the patients’ system. This may involve modifying the patients’ attitude and behavior towards drugs as well as educating the patients on how to deal with stressors properly without resorting to drugs. Below are several behavioral therapies that we offer:
Behavioral therapies provide a solid support network on the patient’s journey to recovery. It is expected that the patient will find a difficult time adhering to the program when choosing not to stay inside a rehab center. But with our program and under the guidance of a medical team, it is easy to give patients the encouragement to stay away from the demands of drugs.
Experiential Therapeutic Programs
This form of therapy requires the patient to be physically active—to get in tune with nature, with himself, and to divert attention away from addiction to other topics. It lies in the principle that whatever you do with your body affects your subconscious. Experiential therapies that we offer include:
The success of every drug treatment program lies between the cooperation of both the medical experts and the patient. Without using both oars, the boat will never reach its destination. Rather, it will only go in circles. A task is easier to complete if there are other people helping you reach your goal. Open your mouth and speak out. Get help today.