Principals of Addiction Treatment

Our program is unique in which we built our foundation on empowerment and restoration of hope to the hopeless.  Treating addiction with the same care and compassion as other chronic conditions in a calming environment.

Principals of Addiction Treatment

  • Addiction not only affects your behavior but also affects your brain
  • Treating addiction as early as possible is important for successful outcomes
  • There is no “one size fits all” solution to treatment. Different treatments work more effectively for different people
  • Effective treatment should holistically address all areas of your life-not just your substance abuse or addiction
  • Mental health conditions are often linked to drug addiction and should be evaluated and addressed in your treatment
  • Treatment programs should assess for co-existing infectious diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis, and TB
  • You must commit enough time to treatment in order to effectively overcome your addiction
  • Physical detox is important but is only the first stage of treatment. Long term behavioral change usually requires a process of behavioral therapy and ongoing support
  • Pharmaceutical treatment is often necessary in conjunction with therapy
  • Good treatment programs will monitor you for any possible relapses throughout the course of treatment
Modified from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)