Topic: getting help
A shorter stay is cheaper and less disruptive to your life, but 90 day programs give you more time to master the skills of recovery.
Counselors are taught that the best way to make progress is to let the client determine the direction the relationship takes.
One benefit of gender-specific rehab is the reasons for initial substance-seeking can be appropriately addressed by the treatment team and can be processed with like-minded peers.
Topics: getting help
The addict may have tried to control drinking or drug use many times, and failed. This experience leads him to conclude that he can’t change.
It’s an essential truth that people with alcoholism think about changing for a long, long time before they seriously attempt it. They’re ambivalent about change, and struggle to make up their minds.
There’s a third dimension to making the decision about which treatment will offer the best chance for recovery: Matching the characteristics of a program to an individual’s particular needs.