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Getting Help With Addiction at Treatment Centers

| 7th Street Staff |
drug and alcohol addiction

If you or a loved one has a substance use disorder, whether it is related to drugs or alcohol, you may feel helpless. How should you deal with and decide which route to get help with substance abuse and addiction? There is never one right answer on how to deal with it as every case is unique but guidance and support at a treatment center could be the answer.

A residential rehab center and treatment facility to help fight alcohol and drugs is a great first step toward rehabilitation.

The peer related group therapy usually offered at most rehab centers is often effective at showing people they are not alone in their battle. Recovering drug abusers or alcoholics who share their experiences with persons attempting to recover themselves can also be the inspiration that will lead to a productive outcome of a drug and alcohol free life for many.

Treating not just the substance abuse, but also any underlying psychiatric and mental disorders that often accompany the abuse, are also important considerations for successful treatment.

Other treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Assertiveness Training, Psychotherapy and Education groups, Family Therapy, and other successful techniques are often used if valuable for the patient’s circumstances.

After drug rehab, treatment, and rehabilitation, a sober living facility, Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT), or transitional housing may be the appropriate options to maintain the recovery of the former drugs and alcohol abuser. The 12 Step model is also supported and utilized by many quality facilities for personal growth as well as long term recovery.

To continue sober living in the future takes personal commitment and continued support and help to conquer an addiction to drugs and alcohol.

A substance use disorder is often a lifetime disease that has to be managed daily to help prevent relapse.

Learning how to stay sober and productive for the long term can be a huge challenge. Substance abuse and drug rehab facilities as well as transitional housing can be your saving grace when it comes to finally conquering your addiction and staying on the right track toward full recovery.

At 7th Street Treatment, it is our mission to be the instrument of change for those suffering from substance use/mental health disorders, and to help them achieve healthy, meaningful lives. If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction, please reach out for help today.