Looking into different addiction recovery programs can be overwhelming. There are many different options, and it isn’t always easy to decide which is the best for your needs.
Below are 4 of the most common addiction recovery treatment options. Read through to help you decide which option is best for you.
Out-patient programs allow treatment to be done at specific times, and the patient is not required to stay at the center outside of these times. This helps them to be able to still carry out their everyday activities such as work and school. Try a DNT & mental health facility that teaches you how to manage your mental health.
These treatments also rely on therapy to help you in your recovery. This therapy can help teach you coping skills that will teach you new ways to think and can help you avoid relapse.
This program lasts for months, up to a year, because it is less intensive than other options. If you stick it out, there is a high recovery rate, and it allows you to keep your regular schedule.
This option can be cheaper but has more added risks of relapse during treatment since you can leave the center and go on with your regular schedule.
If you think you may need 24-hour support as you start your recovery journey, in-patient programs are a good option. These centers have specialized 24-hour care run by professional counselors and mental health providers. These programs can last as little as a month and up to six months.
They offer many services, such as individual and group therapy, medically managed detox, and planning for after-rehab care. These programs are shorter than outpatient programs, but because of the many services and intensive work done, it is very effective.
While this option can be more expensive, there is less chance of relapse and almost no risk while you are in the center due to the 24-hour care.
12-step programs are good places for addicts to learn steps for recovery and build a community they can rely on. One of the most famous 12-step programs is Alcoholics Anonymous, but there are programs for all addictions, not just alcohol.
12-step programs have built-in mentoring programs with their sponsor system. Someone early on in their recovery has a more seasoned sponsor who can help guide them through the process.
These programs include going to meetings and are less monitored than in-patient or out-patient programs but are often incorporated into both options.
Sober living communities
Those who have already started their recovery journey but are looking for support to continue on the journey can try sober living communities. They are sometimes known as “halfway houses” because they are halfway between a rehab center and the “real/normal” world.
These communities are places for those recently sober to live together and help each other stay on the recovery path.
Deciding which type of addiction recovery treatment to use can be difficult and should be made based on your needs. No matter what you choose, recovery is possible. Loved ones should remember that the best way to help is to be supportive of those going through recovery.