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Advantages of Long Term Drug Rehab

Long term drug rehab can help you on a deeper level!

Long term drug rehab can help you on a deeper level!

If you’re considering drug rehab for yourself or a loved one, it’s important to consider which type of drug rehab is going to be most beneficial. There are many advantages to long term drug rehab versus a short, program. Most rehab centers provide a range of programs that can differ in length based largely in part on the type of addiction you suffer from as well as the level of that addiction. Here’s a look at why you should choose long term drug rehab over a short program:

Long Term Drug Rehab Provides Physical Healing

Long term drug rehab centers provide patients with the best possible chance to heal physically from addiction. When drugs or alcohol have taken over the body, there are many aspects of the physical structure that must heal. Physically, the body is addicted to drugs which means that a detoxification phase must be completed before the addict can heal. Once this has happened, changes can be made to the physical routine to get people feeling better.

Many long term drug rehab centers provide exercise opportunities to help addicts heal physically. Short term drug rehab programs do not allow ample opportunity for the recovering addict to detox and heal physically before being released back into society.

Long Term Drug Rehab Centers Provide Psychological Healing

Psychologically, it takes many weeks, months or even years to heal from addiction. In many cases, there are underlying psychological conditions or traumas that have caused the addiction or which have resulted from the addiction. For those in long term drug rehab, the chances of getting to the root of such psychological conditions is significantly better than in a short term drug rehab program.

Counseling and therapy is consistent at long term drug rehab centers. These programs provide an effective approach to help individuals overcome addiction and maintain lasting sobriety. In order for a drug rehab program to be effective, the psychological conditions must be treated and the addict must receive adequate counseling. This is often not possible in a short amount of time.

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse describes addiction as a mental illness that “changes the brain in fundamental ways, disturbing a person’s normal hierarchy of needs and desires and substituting new priorities connected with procuring and using the drug.” Altered thoughts, emotions, and habits are not things that can easily be reversed during the time….

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Christian Alcohol Rehab Heals the Spirit

Christian alcohol rehab can help you overcome your addiction on a spiritual level.

For individuals who are addicted to alcohol, Christian alcohol rehab may provide the most hopeful chance for a full recovery. Christian alcohol rehab centers heal the spirit of those suffering from addiction by providing a rounded approach to recovery that includes a foundation built on the principles of the bible. Christian alcohol rehab centers consider….

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Effects of Divorce on Teen Drug Use

Talk with your children about divorce and common teen drug use.

Statistics show that more than 40% of all children will at some point experience a divorce in their family. Many of these will suffer through more than one divorce in their lifetime. But how does divorce affect teens and what type of impact does an adult marital relationship have on the children? A recent study….

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What you Must Know About Dual Diagnosis

Dual diagnosis can be the best way to go in treatment for people with mental disorder problems.

An individual who suffers from dual diagnosis is considered to have both a substance abuse problem and a psychiatric illness at the same time. Dual diagnosis causes some additional challenges when it comes to treatment for addiction because both the chemical dependency and the mental condition of the individual must be treated in conjunction with….

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How Rehab Centers Help Families Recover from Addiction

Rehab centers can help your family with problems they may occur.

The families and loved ones of those addicted to drugs or alcohol sometimes suffer just as much or even more than the addict himself. Pain, fear and the frustrations of addiction, lost relationships and broken promises surround families when addiction is present and in the worst case scenario, death becomes a reality, loss is inevitable….

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What if My Loved One Refuses Drug Rehab?

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Overall, it’s up to the addict to decide on when or if he or she will make a commitment to his or her own recovery but there are some steps that loved ones can do to encourage the process. One of the most important steps that family members and friends of the addict should take is to….

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Why You Should Fake It Until You Make It

When you start drug and alcohol treatment, it can feel overwhelming. You may be at a rehab center, surrounded by people you don’t know, telling you things you don’t care about. While you want to get sober, you may feel lost and like you’re never really going to get it. Instead of getting down on….

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How To Stay Sober During Holiday Celebrations

Defined by the NIDA, addiction is a chronic compulsive condition that is highly prone to relapse. It can be difficult for a recovering addict to stay sober during the holiday season, where most celebrations include alcohol and other indulgences that can trigger a relapse. If you or a loved one has relapsed and has an….

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