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Drug Rehab San Antonio

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So many people endure silently and pointlessly from dependency because they think it is meant to be a secret, or they do not know how to get help. By using their self-control alone, many addicts try and fail to stop using, but substance dependency is not a disease that can be beat with self-control. Drug Rehab Centers San Antonio’s highly skilled drug addiction professionals possess the experience and compassion to address addiction successfully, using medically-proven rehabilitation techniques. Drug Rehab Centers San Antonio is aware that dependency is an illness, not a choice – which is a common misunderstanding regarding drug addiction.


What’s Substance Abuse Disorder?


But if addiction is not a choice, what is it? Doctors and therapists think substance abuse disorder – commonly known as substance addiction, substance abuse, or substance dependency – is a long-term sickness that will have to be managed and regulated, but can’t ever be ‘cured.’ The comparison between substance dependency and illnesses like diabetes and hypertension is quite apt, because while people do not specifically choose to contract these sicknesses, they often do not work out or make ideal eating choices. The illness of substance addiction itself makes it unimaginable to manage the cravings for drugs or alcohol, because addiction modifies the mind to where choice is no longer an option.


Consequences of Substance Dependency


Substance abuse disorder encompasses any abuse of legal or illegal drugs, including pharmaceutical medicine and alcohol. Not only are there various, nearly innumerable physiological and medical consequences to substance abuse (disorders of the nervous system, blood-borne diseases, immune deficiencies, multiple organ failure, brain damage, etc), but psychological and social issues that can be equally lethal. By decreasing judgment, substance abuse disorders often lead to the addict participating in unsafe activities, like driving while intoxicated, criminal activities, preventable injuries, and dysfunctional behaviors that result in unhealthy relationships with family, at work, and in the larger community.


How Drug Rehab Centers San Antonio Treats Substance Abuse Disorder


Drug Rehab in San Antonio, TX has the ability to treat addiction to any substance, such as cocaine, opiates (hydrocodone, heroin, oxycodone), bath salts, marijuana, prescription drugs, hallucinogens, and lots of others. To treat addiction to prescribed pain medication, a client could enter Hydrocodone Rehab San Antonio in order to deal with problems specific to this particular addiction. Because they customize rehabilitation plans according to each and every client’s physical, mental, social, medical, vocational, and emotional circumstances, Treatment Programs San Antonio is able to treat a variety of addictions.


A team of recovery experts is responsible for the various parts of recovery that Drug Rehab Centers San Antonio hopes to focus on, like assessment, medical care, counseling, education, lifestyle coaching, drug and alcohol testing, relapse prevention training, introduction to self-help and support meetings, treatment of mental problems and emotional problems, family education and counseling, and follow-up care. Their residential treatment center takes all the best possible parts of inpatient care (24 hour supervision and medical personnel and outpatient care (introduction to ‘real world’ situations’ and off site self-help group meetings). While living in gorgeous, comfortable residential homes, clients participate in group and individual therapy, behavioral modeling treatment, daily support group meetings, recreational activities, trips to the gym every day, and other social activities. For more information regarding rehab facilities, the consequences of drug use, or substance abuse in general, please call Drug Rehab in San Antonio’s recovery experts!