Looking for a drug rehab center? - Let us help you!
DrugRehabCenters.org is a free addiction treatment locator and placement resource.
Our treatment specialists have tremendous knowledge and experience and have access to a nationwide treatment database containing over 25,000 drug and alcohol treatment programs.
Call Us Now at: 1-866-726-3478. Our specialists can assess your overall situation and then provide you with corresponding treatment options that best fit your personal needs and provide the greatest potential for success.
We are dedicated to helping every addict or alcoholic get the treatment they need regardless of financial situation.
Don't wait! - CALL US NOW!
We can help you!
Health Services and Treatment
Health Services And Treatment
Although addiction can be treated, it is not quite as simple as that. Since addiction is a chronic condition, it follows that you simply won't be able to stop abusing your substances of choice for a couple of days and finally find relief from the condition. This is why you might find that you need repeated or long term health services and treatment to recover your life and completely stop using.
Therefore, you can be sure that the most effective treatment must help you accomplish the following:
- Be productive at work, in society, and in your family
- Stay drug free
- Stop using drugs
However, many treatment programs also offer other services related to general health to deal with and manage physical well-being and generalized illness as well as addiction.
These programs tend to be at state funded or public facilities. As such, they also focus on the general health and wellness of the entire community, and not just on the individual patient.
Some of the programs that provide health services and treatment include VA medical centers, community hospitals, and more. In most cases, the rehabilitation program that also offers these treatment and health services will also focus on reducing drug and alcohol abuse as well as all the general health issues that are typically associated with substance abuse. The facilities might, in this way, help protect the overall health, safety, and wellbeing of the community of people surrounding the individuals with substance use disorders.
Benefits Of Health Services And Treatment
Through these services, some of the substance use disorders and addictions that affect both the individual and the community are effectively addressed. In particular, health services and treatment provide the following benefits:
- Coordinating the level of care across social services systems and health care system, including child welfare, employment and health support, and criminal justice
- Delivering addiction and substance abuse prevention interventions to ensure people do not use drugs/alcohol or suffer related health consequences
- Early intervention to ensure that misuse does not escalate to full-blown addiction and substance use disorders
- Engaging patients into treatment for substance use disorders
- Linking patients to relevant treatment and rehabilitation options
- Long term monitoring and follow up
- Screenings and tests for substance use disorders
- Treating these disorders at every level of severity
Today, there are many different health care systems across the country with a variety of integration levels, settings, and workforces. These work in tandem with both individuals and communities by incorporating diverse structural and financial models, leveraging different technologies, and providing a variety of options for treatment to ensure that health and safety of the entire community as a whole.
How Health Services And Treatment Works
Research and studies conducted on addiction and its effects on individuals, families, and communities have shown that there are certain key principles that should form part and parcel of any effective intervention by health services and treatment professionals. These principles include, but are not limited to:
- Drug and alcohol addiction are complex conditions - which are treatable - that affect the behavior and functioning of the brain
- Effective health services and treatment must address all your needs and requirements without exclusively focusing on your drug abuse
- In some cases, the health services and treatment might encompass the use of medication, such as by combining them with behavioral therapies
- There is no single universal treatment regimen that works effectively for everyone
- The effectiveness of your treatment will be pegged on how long you can stay at the facility
- The first stage for addiction treatment usually involves medically assisted detoxification
- The most commonly used types of treatment include behavioral therapies such as counseling
- The treatment must address every other possible, existing, or emerging mental health disorder
- The treatment program should get you tests for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, and any other infectious diseases and teach you the steps you should take to reduce your risk of suffering from these diseases or contracting them again sometime in the future.
- Treatment does not necessarily have to be voluntary for it to be effective
- You need quick, fast, and easy access to drug treatment for it to work
- Your drug/alcohol abuse must be monitored regularly and closely during treatment
- Your treatment plans should be reviewed on a regular basis and modified according to your changing needs and requirements
That said, there are many different options that are often considered successful in treating addiction. These options may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:
- Behavioral counseling
- Evaluation, testing, and fully treating any co-occurring mental health problem, such as anxiety and depression
- Follow up in the long term to prevent relapse
- Medical applications and devices for dealing with withdrawal symptoms and delivering skills training
In most cases, the health services and treatment facility will provide you with a range of comprehensive care as well as a highly tailored treatment program (and several options for follow up). These services will ultimately prove crucial to the overall success of your program.
Still, you might want to ensure that your treatment also encompasses both mental health and medical services when and as required. Follow-up care, on the other hand, might include family- or community-based recovery support services and systems.
Overall, your health services and treatment should help you overcome your condition - however severe it might be - as well as ensure that you develop the specific cognitive skills that you can use to adjust your belief and attitudes. In the long run, you will be better able to understand your behavior, know the consequences that it causes, and strive to keep away from drugs, alcohol, and any other addictive and intoxicating substances. By so doing, these treatments and services will ensure that both you and everyone else around you is safe from the harmful effects and consequences of abusing drugs and drinking alcohol.
Health Services and Treatment by State
Select a State:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
Make The Right Choice. Get Help Now.
Drug Rehab Categories
Select a treatment category:
- Mental Health Services
- Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
- Health Services and Treatment
- Drug And Alcohol Detox Centers
- Methadone Treatment Programs
- Methadone Detox
- Transitional Living
- Outpatient Drug Rehab Programs
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse Day Programs
- Short Term Drug Treatment Centers
- Long Term Drug Treatment Programs
- Hospital Inpatient Programs
- Drug Treatment Centers For Teens and Adolescents
- Drug Rehabs for Dual Diagnosis Clients
- Drug Treatment Programs For HIV and AIDS Clients
- Drug Treatment For Gays and Lesbians
- Drug Treatment For Senior Citizens
- Drug Treatment Centers For Pregnant Women
- Drug Treatment For Women
- Drug Rehab Programs For Women With Children
- Drug Rehab Centers For Men
- Drug Rehabs For DUI and DWI Offenders
- Drug Treatment Programs For Criminal Justice Clients
- Drug Treatment Programs For Hearing Impaired Clients
- Native American and Alaskan Native Languages
- Drug Treatment Centers For Spanish Speaking Clients
- Languages other than Spanish
- Drug Rehab Centers That Accept Medicaid
- Drug Rehab Programs That Accept Medicare
- Drug Treatment Programs That Accept Private Health Insurance
- Drug Rehab Centers That Accept Military Insurance
- Self Pay Drug Treatment Programs
- Drug Rehab Centers With Sliding Scale Fees
- Drug Rehab Centers With Payment Assistance