Drug rehab programs can vary drastically from center to center. When deciding on a program, it is important to consider a variety of different centers that practice different treatment philosophies, utilize different facilities and cater to a particular type of client. The right type of drug rehabilitation program can mean the difference between success and failure for the individual seeking treatment.
What to Consider in a Drug Rehab Center
Different rehab programs use different types of therapy in treatment. Cognitive behavioral therapy, also known as CBT, is a common psychotherapeutic approach that teaches patients to manage their desires for a particular substance by implementing positive behaviors when they feel the urge to use. Some therapeutic programs may focus on spirituality and use meditation, while others may have an emphasis on group counseling and family support.
Some treatment facilities may have different types of medical professionals and counselors on staff. A rehab facility that incorporates detox will likely have medical doctors on staff, as well as nurses to help patients throughout this step in treatment. Facilities that use different types of psychotherapeutic techniques in counseling will likely have several trained psychologists or psychiatrists available to patients. If it is a specialized treatment facility, the mental health professionals will likely be trained in treating that specific type of patient. Facilities that focus on counseling may have someone trained in group mediation to manage therapy sessions.
Some rehab facilities offer specialized treatment programs that cater to a specific individual. Holistic treatment programs help patients achieve a more balanced lifestyle and practice meditation and spirituality. Women’s-only treatment centers deal with the specific needs of women struggling with drug abuse and Dual Diagnosis facilities treat patients suffering from addiction and an underlying mental health condition. Before entering into a program, it is important to understand what type of patient that center is geared towards, as this can greatly affect your success in treatment. Some people may feel more comfortable sharing their experiences with one type of group over another. Support from your peers is an important part of your therapy.
Certain facilities may offer more luxuries such as high-end living accommodations and professional chefs. These types of facilities can be very costly; however, many offer payment plans. Other programs may work with patients on a sliding scale to make treatment affordable. The type of program you select will likely be motivated by cost as well as the aforementioned factors.
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