4 Things to Expect at an Addiction Treatment Center

In blog March 31st, 2016 No Comments

When you are struggling to find answers and you cannot break the cycle of addiction on your own, there are treatment programs available. Finding a Malibu treatment center that fits your needs, might be a little difficult, but by no means is it impossible.

That’s why it is important to know what steps need to be taken in order to help facilitate the proper treatment for the issues of addiction you are struggling with. After all, knowledge is power. Here are some things you can expect to experience at Serenity Malibu.

Immediate Attention

When a patient checks in, intake procedures begin immediately and this includes both a medical exam as well as the start to a unique course of treatment. If there’s one thing we pride ourselves on, it’s that each client will receive the right type of attention. It is important to understand that while there are similarities in successful treatment, each client has a different way in which they relate to the program.

An Individualized Therapy Regimen

Once the client’s needs are assessed properly, the treatment approach varies directly based on your addiction, medical condition and psychological state. We combine a number of treatment options that range from therapeutic to assistance with physical detox. Since every client is different and we treat diverse types of addiction and alcoholism, this means that there are many different approaches taken with the same ultimate goal, to break the cycle of dependence on drugs and alcohol.

Physical Activity

It has been found that when physical exercise is introduced into the daily routine in treatment that the benefits are astounding. We implement exercise and fresh air activities such as: surfing, swimming, and kayaking. Complementing the physical activity is individualized therapy sessions and other types of services that promote physical wellness, such as acupuncture and massage. We take a full body approach to recovery and wellness to help clients make physical, mental and spiritual breakthroughs.

Relapse Prevention

We place a high level of importance in providing each client the opportunity to understand what a relapse is. It is a major point for us to discuss openly that the disease of addiction is not one that will go away forever. It is important to learn healthy coping mechanisms which help deal with triggers. By dealing with these triggers you learn ways in which you can properly handle life on life’s terms and continue to lead a life without addiction.

While you may be nervous about taking the step of checking into rehab, the intake is quick, painless and effective. Rest assured that there are answers to the issues that addiction and alcoholism present. It takes the willingness to change and the courage to ask for help to facilitate the changes necessary to break free from addiction.

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