Addiction is a severe problem in the United States, and addiction treatment programs are necessary to help those affected. Addiction treatment programs can provide people with the resources they need to overcome their addiction and start on the path to recovery.
People struggling with addiction have better chances of overcoming substance use with professional help.
Addiction treatment has come a long way, with targeted research providing clear direction on which models are the most effective for an individual’s specific needs and pointing to new approaches that deliver better results than the programs of years past. If you or someone you care about is looking to enroll in rehab, contact Skywood Recovery today at 269.280.4673 to learn more about our addiction treatment programs in Augusta, Michigan.
Residential vs. Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs
The cornerstones of treatment are residential programs and intensive outpatient treatment. Both serve a specific purpose, and finding the right fit can be critical to long-term success.
Residential Addiction Treatment Programs
When it comes to addiction, a residential rehab center remains the most successful treatment method and is preferred in most cases. Getting someone out of their environment for an extended period to focus solely on sobriety is ideal. Residential treatment is a more intensive program that allows for the maximum amount of time to address not just the physical aspects of addiction but also to get to the root causes of an individual’s substance or alcohol dependence or addiction. Residential programs also offer more comprehensive monitoring regarding medication and medical issues.
When it comes to addiction, residential treatment remains the most successful treatment method and is preferred in most cases.
Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs
Residential treatment may not be necessary for everyone. Sometimes professional or family obligations make it harder to leave daily life behind to seek treatment. In these cases, outpatient addiction treatment may be better—in any of these formats:
- Partial hospitalization program (PHP) – Similar to residential treatment, PHP allows people to live at home while receiving addiction treatment during the day.
- Intensive outpatient program (IOP) – Requires a time commitment of several hours each week for therapy and other addiction treatments.
Standard outpatient – The least intensive level of care, standard outpatient requires only a few hours per week to maintain sobriety.
Outpatient treatment contains many of the same elements as a residential program. Still, there is less programming per day—outpatient often consists of half-day sessions—with participants returning home or to sober living accommodations each night.
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Types of Addiction Treatment Programs
Today, addiction treatment can take many forms and incorporate several elements, including addiction intervention, residential and outpatient programs, detox, dual diagnosis treatment, step-down programs, sober living, and aftercare.
Detox Center Programs
Most drug and alcohol detox centers offer programs for patients struggling with alcohol addiction and various drug addictions. Whether it is drug detox or alcohol detox, medically-managed treatment at a center like Skywood Recovery is the best option.
Medical detox is detox with medication-assisted treatment (MAT). The latter is required when addiction is so severe that going cold turkey could be life-threatening. Medical detox is a serious business. It must be done with the appropriate medical monitoring to allow those with a substance use disorder (SUD) to carefully get the substances out of their system with minor discomfort and risk. Only then can the real work of recovery begin.
Gender-Specific Rehab Programs
At Skywood Recovery, gender-specific addiction treatment programs include:
Gender-specific treatment programs offer many advantages. First, men and women tend to approach addiction differently. They may also have different causes for their addiction and other relapse triggers. By providing separate programs, each gender can feel more comfortable discussing their unique issues. Second, gender-specific addiction treatment programs offer an opportunity for members of each gender to bond with others facing the same challenges. This can create a supportive environment that is essential for addiction recovery.
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programs
When someone is diagnosed with co-occurring disorders—typically addiction and another mental health disorder—it’s also called a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment programs offer integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health conditions that allow professionals to address both disorders simultaneously. A staggeringly high percentage of those dealing with addiction also struggle with co-occurring mental health issues like depression, trauma, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.
Co-occurring disorders affect more than 10 million Americans yearly. Research and practice have proven that people are much more likely to achieve and maintain a high quality of life if both issues are treated simultaneously in a dual diagnosis treatment program.
Some aftercare programs are also alumni programs, which may offer addiction treatment resources and support for those who have completed addiction treatment. Other rehab aftercare programs are more like continuing care programs, which provide ongoing addiction treatment resources and support for as long as someone needs it.
Find an Addiction Treatment Program in Augusta, Michigan, at Skywood Recovery
There is a wide range of treatment options available, and we are here to help you decide what is appropriate for your unique situation. If you want to know what kind of treatment is the most appropriate for you or a loved one, contact Skywood Recovery today at 269.280.4673. We can answer your questions and give you a free assessment over the phone.