A lot of questions plague those who are struggling with issues of addiction and who are then seeking help. Facing drug rehabilitation can be terrifying, particularly if your experience up until that point with treatment has been negative or even nonexistent. “How a rehab understands addiction will have a tremendous impact on how it treats the problem,” so determine your own approach to addiction in order to help your facility of choice to help you.
What Do You Want out of Drug Rehabilitation?
Do you have any idea how the addiction began, what it stemmed from, or what drove you to drug use? It may have been family history that transformed after-work drinks into a major issue. It could have been a lot of things and their origins may be unclear even if you spend a lot of time reflecting on the subject.
Some of this exploration delves into the “is addiction a disease or not” debate. Just know that some professionals will consider it a sickness of the body and mind, to be treated with the same respect as another illness, while others will not. You may want to find drug rehabilitation that aligns with your own ways of thinking so that you are as comfortable with the process as you can be. It may be comfort and acceptance that allow you to succeed where you might otherwise encounter difficulties.
Again, depending on the center, your individual ability to overcome addiction may vary. That is, some clinicians believe that you can only control a certain amount of your addiction experience and struggle and that the rest is up to medication and other professional aid. Though other clinicians may also encourage similar treatments, their philosophy on how much is within your ability to control may be very different depending on the location.
All professionals know that addiction is a serious issue requiring similarly serious, and sometimes intensive, efforts to combat it. Those who focus their study of substance abuse on its neurological effects focus on the physical changes in the brain that come about as a result of extended use. Drug rehabilitation centers that “[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][view] addiction and possible treatment options through this lens allows for both psychological and behavioral therapies and interventions, making it a versatile way to treat a condition innately unique to each individual.” Really, what you want to look for is a treatment method that is best tailored to your situation and needs, so one that combines different schools of thought and viewpoints may best adapt to a variety of individuals’ situations.
Don’t make a choice of convenience when it comes to drug rehabilitation. Seek out a center that can best suit your needs rather than making a decision based on urgency. You can work with local experts to find another therapy location if need be. “You need to choose the type of program that you believe will be best for [you or] your loved one and give them the best opportunity to recover long term.” Make the choice to start down the right path for yourself by keeping up to date with recent breakthroughs in the addiction community.
To see if our services and mission are right for you or for a loved one in need of drug rehabilitation, get in touch with The Bergand Group. The Bergand Group is Maryland’s leading addiction recovery center and offers support for those struggling with addiction and mental health issues. We can help you to work through your addiction in a safe and healthy environment where everyone is committed to your care.
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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.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]