Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment
Drug and Alcohol addiction is a complex behavior which has been diagnosed and treated as an illness. Addictions are often characterized by deep, uncontrollable cravings for drugs or alcohol, along with compulsive drug seeking and addictive behaviors that inflicted individuals demonstrate.
Addictions have so many dimensions and touch so many aspects of an individual’s life that make addiction treatment not to be a simple program that one size fits all. Effective drug & alcohol addiction treatment services incorporate many components, each directed to a particular aspect of the illness and its consequences. Addiction treatment must help the individual stop using drugs, maintain a drug-free lifestyle, and achieve productive functioning in the family, at work, and in society. Because addiction is typically a chronic disease, people cannot simply stop using drugs or alcohol for a few days and be cured. Most patients addicted to drugs and alcohol require long-term or repeated episodes of care to achieve the ultimate goal of sustained abstinence of drug and alcohol, and recovery of their lives.
Addiction rehab treatments help clients participate in the addiction treatment process, adjust their core beliefs on drug abuse and drug addiction, recognize their triggers to their addictive behaviors, become accountable for their choices and actions with regards to drug addiction, resolve interpersonal conflicts and recognized marriage and/or family dynamics. Treatment for drug abuse and addiction may consist of a variety of behavioral approaches. The Cove Center for Recovery embraces psychotherapy, solution focused therapy, narrative therapy, expressive therapy, trauma therapy, cognitive therapy, and experiential therapy as tools for assisting the addicted recovering individual find solutions for the problems associated with drug or alcohol addiction.
Alcohol Addiction Treatment
Alcohol dependence is also known as alcoholism; however, health professionals tend not to use this term because of its potential to increase stigma and discrimination of the condition. Alcohol dependency is the most common substance use disorder in United States.
Drug Addiction Treatment
Addiction to drugs is a complex behavior which requires the person struggling with it to go through drug treatment in a systematic way. Drug treatment or drug rehabilitation referred to also as drug addiction treatment is generally performed in a hospital environment or in drug rehab centers.
The Cove Center for Recovery treats a variety of behavioral disorders and addictions as part of our dual diagnosis addiction treatment programs.