Treatment Info

Types of Alcohol Drug Addiction Treatment

Detox Programs: Detoxification aims to safely rid your body of all toxins in a safe and comfortable environment under medical supervision. Detox offers 24-hour nursing and medication to help alleviate painful withdrawal symptoms.

Drug detox and alcohol detox are often a short term addiction treatment programs, most people stay between three & ten days. The time you spend in alcohol or drug detox is based on how long you were out using and the amount types of substances used. This is the first stage of recovery.

Inpatient Addiction Treatment: Alcohol and Drug rehab programs usually include group therapy, gender based group therapy, and individual and family therapy throughout your stay.

Long Term Residential Treatment or Extended Care: These long-term addiction treatment programs were designed for people who had completed anywhere from fourteen to thirty days of residential addiction treatment and for a variety of reasons required additional residential treatment. A few of the criteria for long-term addiction treatment are if you are:

  • Still displaying drug seeking behavior after completion of a multi-day addiction treatment program
  • Experiencing relapse after a short term stay in an addiction treatment center
  • Requiring additional time in a structured setting to resolve outstanding clinical issues

Partial Hospitalization Programs and Intensive Outpatient Programs: Outpatient addiction treatment programs like Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) often follows inpatient addiction treatment once the patient is well enough to leave a residential facility and maintain his or her recovery. Addiction treatment services are still available in the morning or evening, depending on the program level, but the patient is not required to stay at the alcohol treatment or drug rehab facility.

Family Addiction Treatment: Family addiction treatment is vital to a patient's success in drug rehab programs. This is where most underlying issues of addiction are resolved.

What to look for when seeking an Alcohol or Drug Addiction Treatment Center

Drug addiction & alcoholism are complex diseases. Effective detox-rehab programs should have the following components:

*A medically-monitored alcohol and drug detox program located within the facility
*A comprehensive relapse prevention program
*Group therapy and private therapy sessions
*A dual diagnosis treatment program
*Aftercare program or continuum of care program
*Partial Hospitalization Program & an Intensive Outpatient Program
*A family program
*Halfway house or sober living community that is owned by the treatment center
*Joint Commission Accredited

Keep in mind that there are various stages of alcoholism and drug addiction and when looking for a treatment center, it is imperative to have all the programs available to treat the whole disease and person.

Let our time proven methods guide you through these early steps to a successful treatment plan.  You do not have to walk this road alone and we understand how powerful this disease can be. Our addiction specialist referral team is dedicated to offering this service is confidential andfreeto you.

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