Extending The Recovery Process To Encourage Different Paths to Sobriety

There is not one path that will lead everyone to sobriety, just as the same set of circumstances will not result in everyone reaching addiction.
For the addict who’s contemplating a recovery treatment program, there can be so much fear associated with the idea of enrolling in any program, going through the detox, making it past the therapy and self-realization, and then exiting into the world to find themselves unable to maintain a sober lifestyle.

The self-doubt, anxiety and depression that often leads an addict to the spiral of medical, psychological and emotional challenges and responses that are called addiction can be enhanced if the approach to substance abuse treatment is not handled appropriately.  For an addict to change their entire life by giving up their constant companion in drug or alcohol abuse, there needs to be a comfort level in the program they choose.

After completing the right program, an addict can find the path they need to get clean.  No addict is the same as any other, just like no person is the same as any other.  Finding the right program for an addict is personal.  There is not one path that will lead everyone to sobriety, just as the same set of circumstances will not result in everyone reaching addiction.  If at all possible, the addict should be a significant part of the search for a recovery and treatment facility that will make them most comfortable.

Facilities often specialize in different types of drug or alcohol recovery; however, some are broad-based and rather focus on gender-specific recovery or primarily help patients in their young adult or teen years, or may be geared toward adults seeking recovery.  These are all valid approaches to helping addicts become free from addiction, and the most importantly helps the addict to find the best fit in inpatient or outpatient therapy.

A worthwhile recovery program will have a blended or holistic approach to the patient’s health and wellbeing. Nutrition, dental and medical treatment will be addressed to ensure that the patient’s underlying physical body will be strong enough to make the transition to sobriety.  Life skills like hygiene and proper eating habits will be taught if needed. The patient will have access to the appropriate exercise facilities, and meals which are suitable based on religious or dietary restrictions.  In addition to supporting the detox process, which can be quite stressful on the body, the medical professionals at a superior treatment facility work closely with the therapists and psychiatrists who will treat the patient.  In group therapy as well as in one-on-one therapy, the professionals who interact with the patient should enhance the journey to sobriety which they are all on together.

Some programs are designed to provide the patient with complete removal from “real life”, restricting interaction with the outside world. This theory’s goal is that patients who are completely reprogrammed are able to resist the people and situations that led to substance abuse in the past.  For patients who prefer a more integrated recovery process, there are programs that allow contact with phone and internet for patients in recovery.

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