Drug rehab programs can vary widely depending on the specific treatment center, the type of addiction being treated, and the needs of the individual patient. However, most rehab programs share some common elements.
The first step in drug rehab is typically a medical evaluation to assess the individual’s physical and mental health and to determine the appropriate course of treatment. This may involve a period of detoxification to help the individual safely and comfortably withdraw from drugs.
Once detoxification is complete, the individual will usually participate in individual and group therapy sessions, as well as educational programs that provide information on addiction and recovery. Depending on the program, there may be additional components such as holistic therapies, family therapy, and aftercare planning.
Throughout the rehab process, patients are supported by a team of medical and mental health professionals who are trained to help them overcome addiction and develop the skills and strategies they need to maintain sobriety over the long term.