Addiction is a monster that can arise anywhere. Alcohol and chemical dependencies affect people in all walks of society, and if left unchecked, they can destroy a person’s life, relationships, careers, physical health and more. If you or someone you know has a problem, then drug rehabilitation in Harford County is a necessary step in the recovery process.

Recognizing the Need for Rehab

Addictions often cause changes that become recognizable signs. Every person reacts differently, but you may notice some of these red flags that can indicate a dependency problem:

  • Physical Changes. A user may develop physical health issues as a result of the effects of the drugs. They may also begin to neglect their own personal hygiene and other health concerns. A general sense of apathy can become the new normal.
  • Character Changes. Personality shifts and mood swings are an earmark of dependencies. The user may become uncharacteristically angry, depressed, bitter, or even violent. Drugs change people from the inside out, and these signs can be evidence of a need for change.
  • Behavior Changes. The day-to-day actions of a user can also provide signs of dependency. A user will often pull away from family or society in general, isolating him or herself from loved ones. They often forgo hobbies or activities that they would normally enjoy as the addiction takes their interest from everything else.

Taking Action

If you begin to see any signs of a dependency problem in your life or in the life of a loved one, then you need to take immediate steps to get help. Putting it off or trying to deal with it privately is often a recipe for disaster. Seek professional help immediately by first researching what sort of programs can help.

Types of Rehab

Traditional inpatient treatment is an option. The user checks into a controlled environment and, through counseling and therapy, works to conquer the addition. Outpatient therapy may also be an option if the user can maintain control and reject circumstances that lead to relapse. Intense outpatient therapy is also available, which provides daily accountability and counseling as well as the freedom to live on their own.

Reaching Out

If you or someone you know need drug rehabilitation in Harford County, reach out to the Bergand Group. Professional, compassionate, personal treatment for drug dependency is just a call or click away.

About The Bergand Group:

At The Bergand Group in Baltimore and Harford County, Maryland, our therapists have more than twenty years of experience in the mental health and addiction fields. Our focus is on providing comprehensive mental health care and appropriate care for addictive disorders. We offer both alcohol rehab and drug rehabilitation. If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol or substance addiction, there is help available. We also offer several other services, including family therapy and counseling. We can help. Contact us today.