Family and Group Counseling
| Posted on 22-03-2012 Posted by admin | Posted on 22-03-2012
Drug treatment typically involves several steps to help an addict to withdraw success using the drug. Treatment should be followed by counseling and attending self-help groups to help the addict to resist any urge to use the addictive drug again.
The first stage of addiction treatment is the cessation therapy. Therapeutic removal is a step by.
Step detox plan that allows the addict to stop taking the addicting drug as quickly and safely as possible. Detoxification is a gradual process that involves reducing the dose or temporarily replace the drug with other substances that have less severe side effects.
The second stage starts after a course of successful detoxification. The objective of the second step is to help ex-addicts stay sober and continue to resist drugs. The second step involves therapies such as counseling, treatment programs and substance abuse support group meetings.
Individual or family counseling, Counseling with a consultant psychiatrist, psychologist or addiction can help an ex-addict resist the temptation to return to the use of addictive drugs.
Behavioral therapies can help the former addict to develop ways to cope with their drug cravings, suggest strategies to avoid drugs and prevent relapse, and offer suggestions on how to deal with relapse if it occurs .
Counseling may involve talking about the ex-addict jobs, legal problems and relationships with family and friends.
Counseling with family members can help them develop communication skills better and be more favorable.
Treatment programs, treatment programs often include training sessions and focused on the establishment of sobriety and relapse prevention therapy.
This can be done in individual sessions, group or family. Support groups Support groups-call individual addict to take responsibility for his life and lifestyle, at the same time promote self-acceptance and self-esteem.
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