How Addiction Treatment Centers Help Find the Root Cause of Substance Abuse


When someone enters an addiction treatment center, they are assessed by a counselor that use evaluations to determine the type of treatment needed. Patients are assessed to see if they are using drugs or alcohol or a combination. They are asked questions about the frequency of use and placed on an individualized treatment plan based on their needs. Some patients usually need to go through a medical detox process to withdraw from the substances in their system. The length and intensity of the patient’s withdrawal will depend on the drug and severity of substance abuse. When a patient goes through […]