Addiction is defined as a disease resulting in the compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance. It is characterized by tolerance and physiological symptoms upon withdrawal, and the persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful.
If you are suffering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol it can feel as if you’re powerless to this disease. The truth is you aren’t, by taking the first step in recovery by admitting that you have a problem and asking for help you will start taking back control from this disease.
Taking the First Step
Making excuses for why you can’t quit is easy and quitting is hard. This is why many people, like yourself, continue in the cycle of addiction. It often takes hitting rock bottom to truly recognize the problem and the need for help. Regardless to where you are in life, what bad you have done or what your addiction has done to you physically, mentally and emotionally, there is a way out. You reading this right now is apart of the first step in your recovery, next you will start the life changing treatment that will give you back the power, you are in control over your life.
Life Changing Treatment
It can be scary to start into a treatment program for the first time, you do not know what to expect or what challenges you will face.
When entering into a treatment center for the first time you will be greeted by people who truly care about helping you get healthy. You will start with an intake assessment, this will help doctors and staff to get an understanding of the severity of your addiction and to develop a treatment plan that will help you achieve your goals in recovery.
Once you are settled into your new sober living environment you will get started in the treatment process. Your week will consist of daily group and/or individual counseling sessions, therapy sessions, therapeutic art, yoga and other holistic practices to help you heal not only from the physical effects of your addiction, but the mental and emotional effects it has placed on you. Your treatment may go 30 days, it could even go 90 days or longer, regardless to the time of your stay, each day you will get stronger and feel more in control of your addiction and life.
Get the life changing treatment you need today, take the first step in recovery and ask for help.