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The Importance of Long Term Rehab Centers for Men in Recovery

According to the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, men are far more likely than women to abuse drugs. This puts men at a drastically increased risk of dependence and addiction. However, there are a number of treatment options available to men seeking to get away from drugs or alcohol, and recover from the dangerous disease of addiction. Perhaps the best method of treating addiction are long term rehab centers.

What is Long Term Rehab?

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Long term rehab can be inpatient, outpatient, or combination.

Long term rehab is an ongoing program of recovery. There are three basic types of long term rehabs. These types are:

  • Inpatient rehab – this is rehab that takes place in a residential facility. The addict lives at the facility and treatment is available 24 hours a day. You stay at the facility for the duration of your rehab which is until your doctor, your therapist, and you decide that you are ready to leave.
  • Outpatient rehab – this is rehab that takes place in a rehab center that you visit daily, weekly, or monthly depending on your needs. You receive the same treatment that you do in an inpatient facility but you are free to come and go as you please.
  • Combination rehabs – this is a rehab program where you start by detoxing in an inpatient environment and then when you are ready start outpatient rehab for counseling and other services.

All of these types of rehab have men only varieties.

Benefits of Long Term Rehab Centers for Men

The benefits of long term rehab centers for men are varied depending on the addiction. A few of the standard benefits are:

  • the longer types of rehab treat do not only treat drug addiction. They treat the cause of the addiction such as:

o stress at work or school,

o relationship difficulties,

o the stress of being a provider, and

o anger management issues.

  • long term rehabs teach skills such as:

o life skills,

o conflict management,

o job skills,

o coping with out drugs, and

o how to deal with triggers.

  • rehabs that are away from women can:

o help men deal with sex addiction and pornography in addition to drug addictions,

o relationship and dating skills,

o allow men to be more open and honest in a single gender environment.

  • longer term rehab allows for a more complete recovery, short term rehabs generally only deal with detox and the primary addiction.

Long term rehabs also allow addicts to try more than one treatment method. According to the National institute on Drug Abuse, no single treatment is right for every addict. If one type of treatment does not seem to be helping then there is still time to try another one.

Why Long Term Rehab Centers are Important to Men in Recovery

Long term rehab centers are important for men in recovery because it allows them the time that they need to fully recover. Regardless of the type of rehab, it is important to give the treatment enough time to work otherwise relapse will occur. Many rehab centers specialize in male only treatment and men’s issues. For more information on these rehabs call 800-481-6320Who Answers?.

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