Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a serious condition, and it requires specialized care to be handled effectively. Those who battle the disease risk compromising the quality of their lives as well as those around them. Getting help as soon as possible with professional drug rehab is essential in preventing the illness from becoming more severe.

 

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Signs and Symptoms of Addicted Individuals

It’s possible to recognize the difference between casual drug use and a dependency in order to determine the time to get help. The intensity or speed with which one becomes addicted can be affected by the type of drug used, but many signs are common across substances. Some of these signs include:

  • Absence from work, school or other responsibilities
  • Erratic or risky behaviors
  • Lack of motivation
  • Mood swings
  • Neglect of appearance
  • Overspending, borrowing or stealing valuables to purchase drugs
  • Using increasing amounts of the drug over time
  • Using the drug daily
  • Withdrawal symptoms when not using

The effects of serious drug use can lead to life-threatening consequences. Those struggling with drug use or watching another suffer should seek treatment immediately. The best way to overcome the illness is utilizing the tools of a quality drug rehab facility.

 

Addiction Treatment

Our drug programs are personalized to fit each individual’s unique situation. It’s important to tailor plans to each person because each addict has different circumstances that lead to dependence upon drugs. Second Chance Recovery Center’s goal is to provide the most effective plan to exercise during the individual’s stay. Some of the techniques we use in treatment include:

  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Drug Detox
  • Family Integrated Treatment
  • Group Therapy
  • Physical and Psychological Analysis

Drug Problems We Treat

We have extensive experience in treating dependence issues for various drugs. Many addicts have used more than one drug, and some have addictions to multiple substances. We understand the obstacles drugs can present in one’s life, but we also recognize the significance of each substance’s unique characteristics. At Second Chance Recovery Center, we treat some of the most common and problematic substance issues, such as:

  • Crack / Cocaine
  • Prescription Drugs / Painkillers
  • Ecstasy / MDMA
  • Heroin
  • Marijuana / THC
  • Methamphetamine
  • Opiates

 

First Steps

Detoxification is a natural way that our body rids itself of impurities. In fact, our bodies detox many substances every day. Detox from drugs and alcohol is an important first step in addiction recovery.

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