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Drug Addiction Treatment

Is your friend or relative addicted to drugs or alcohol? Do you really want him or her to leave addiction behind and live a healthy, fulfilling life? People get involved with drug addiction for many different reasons. Some try drugs first in curiosity, to enjoy life, or only because their friends are trying them. Some may take drugs to increase their athletic performance or get rid of anxiety, fear, or depression. No matter how little, often, or the amount you are consuming, it may entrap you in the habit which is difficult to get rid of. It is difficult but not impossible.

Almost 23.5 million of Americans have battled or are dealing with some kind of drug addiction.  Approximately 10 Americans over the age of 12 have this disease. This amount is almost equal to the population of Texas, but the most striking fact is that only 11% of the total addicted population gets treatment.

When you’re dealing with a drug habit, control of oneself can appear like an incomprehensible objective. Be that as it may, recovery is never out of reach, regardless of how difficult your circumstance appears. Change is conceivable with the right treatment and support, and by tending to the main trigger of your habit. Try not to surrender—regardless of the possibility that you’ve attempted and given up before.

There are several types of effective therapies included in addiction recovery programs, such as:

Therapies like

  • Horseback Riding/Animal Therapy
  • Neurofeedback
  • Biochemical rebuilding
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Individual and Group Counseling

Also, specialists are demonstrating that experimental treatment with certain medications can effectively decrease cravings and relapse.

According to a research, a co-enzyme NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) rich in vitamin B3 and a key enzyme for metabolism, it is a valuable resource that can help addicts to reduce their cravings and withdrawal.

Similarly is Neurofeedback gaining traction in many of the research centers which is basically electroencephalography (EEG), a process that increases or decreases the state of arousal of addicts. Another option is meditation, the art of practicing mindfulness. There are also 12-step programs that counselors recommend as a method to prevent relapse. Similarly, yoga is alignment of mind and body which promotes inner peace by uniting mind, body, and spirit. This also helps addicts to avoid relapse.

NIDA (National Institute of Drug Abuse) has devised 13 principles of drug addiction that provide individuals with all the resources they need to get clean. The first step of recovery is undergoing a detox. If you or someone you know are ready for a life of health and sobriety, call our intake coordinators at Sequoia Recovery today.

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