You’ve decided to seek treatment for your substance use disorder. Or you want to help someone you care about start treatment for their addiction. Congratulations on initiating the first step towards recovery.
Now the question is: what kind of treatment should you pursue?
The first thing to understand is that each person's journey to recovery will look a little different based upon his or her unique circumstances and needs. Drug and alcohol addictions are chronic diseases, meaning that they can be managed - like diabetes - but not cured.
However, these addictions can be treated, with the goal of stopping use, preventing relapse, and regaining control of one’s life. Knowledge is power, so understanding all of the available treatment options can help you find the best fit and maximize your chances of success.Read More