What is drug addiction treatment?

Drug treatment is intended to help addicted individuals stop compulsive drug seeking and use. Treatment can occur in a variety of settings, take many different forms, and last for different lengths of time. Because drug addiction is typically a chronic disorder characterized by occasional relapses and regular monitoring. Components of comprehensive drug abuse treatment include […]

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Preparing for change

Five key steps to addiction recovery – Remind yourself of the reasons you want to change. – Think about your past attempts at quitting, if any. What worked? What didn’t? – Set specific, measurable goals, such as a quit date or limits on your drug use. – Remove reminders of your addiction from your home […]

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Struggling with drug addiction

When you’re struggling with drug addiction, sobriety can seem like an impossible goal. But recovery is never out of reach, no matter how hopeless your situation seems. Change is possible with the right treatment and support, and by addressing the root cause of your addiction. Don’t give up—even if you’ve tried and failed before. The […]

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