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What Is The Most Effective Treatment For Substance Abuse?

Treatment varies depending on the type of substance and the characteristics of the patients. Patients can receive treatment in many different settings with various approaches. Here are some options that are successful in treating substance abuse.

  • behavioral counseling
  • medication
  • medical devices and applications used to treat withdrawal symptoms or deliver skills training
  • evaluation and treatment for co-occurring mental health issues (such as depression and anxiety)
  • long-term follow-up to prevent relapse

For effective treatment, we must address the individual’s substance abuse associated with medical and psychological assessment. It is also important that treatment be appropriate to the individual’s age, gender, ethnicity, and culture. To find out more about other treatments available near you, you may contact us today!