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Substance Abuse Treatment

If you are struggling with a substance abuse problem, sobriety can seem like an impossible goal. You do not need to feel as if recovery is out of reach, no matter how hopeless the situation may seem, with the right Substance Abuse Treatment change is possible. You will be able to address the root cause of your problem, find support from professionals in the field and others in recovery, and the chance to develop key tools needed to maintain lifelong sobriety.

Seeking Help

Even if you have had setbacks in your recovery before, don’t give up. Seeking help to treatment your substance abuse problem will be the first step on the road to recovery. For many this is the biggest and toughest step, it is normal to feel conflicted about giving up your drug of choice. Change is never easy and will take commitment for you to achieve your goal of sobriety.

Starting Treatment

When entering into a Substance Abuse Treatment facility you may feel overwhelmed, even scared. The support of staff and knowing that you will be receiving the care and treatment to help you achieve lifelong sobriety will bring you comfort. Most facilities recognize that there is no single treatment that helps everyone, this is why staff will perform an assessment to determine the severity of your addiction and put together and individualized treatment plan using a wide array of treatment aspects.

Cleansing Your Body of Chemicals and Toxins

Most will begin treatment with the detoxification process, which cleanses your body of the chemicals and toxins related to substance abuse. During this time you may experience a wide array of withdrawal symptoms and cravings. You will find support and understanding from staff as well as medication aids to help you through this step in your treatment.

Working Through Your Mental and Emotional Addiction

Many are under the misconception that addiction is purely physical. In fact, there is a psychological dependency developed when abusing drugs and/or alcohol. Therapy and counseling sessions will help you to work through the psychological aspects of your addiction, fully understand your addiction and develop key tools needed to maintain your sobriety.

Behavioral modification therapies will help you to identify any dysfunctional thoughts, behaviors and routines associated with substance abuse, and develop ways to deal with them in a sober manner.

Individual counseling will help you to get to the root cause of your addiction, working through any mental and emotional effects your substance abuse problem may have created or have lead to your problem.

Group counseling will allow you to help yourself, while helping others. In a structured setting you will be able to open up about your substance abuse problem, share your story and what is helping you to maintain your sobriety.

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Sharon from Ohio

Getting my life back in order was probably the most important thing in the world to me at that point. I was down and feeling hopeless. Thank god there are people who care.

Alex from Florida

I guess when you have a problem you don’t want to admit it. After pretty much destroying everything around me and getting to the point where I was homeless – enough was enough. Thanks to the support and the community that lifted me up I am not over 2 years sober.

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