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Don’t Be An Addict Forever, Get The Help You Need

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If you have a hard time getting rid of your drug addiction habit and you need help on that, then you need to get help at Legacy.

Rehab treatment centers usually help when it comes to any substance addiction, during rehab the patient gets different treatment programs, therapy, tips, and ways to quit their drug addiction habits, they are also taught ways to prevent a relapse. When it comes to going to rehab most people get agitated, scared, and confused because they don't know what to expect, but rehab isn’t as scary as it sounds. If you need help in understanding what exactly rehab is and the process involved in leading you away from a current unhealthy drug addiction life, we are here to walk you through the process.

Before starting any rehab treatment programs you would first be required to go through a detox treatment program, this is usually done by safely removing all harmful substances you’ve taken in, however, after a detox, you are likely to experience some symptoms, which are called withdrawal syndromes but some medications will be administered to ease these symptoms, and usually, in most cases, the patient would begin a treatment program immediately and this way they would get medical support occasionally this is mostly for inpatient treatment programs where they are in touch with 24hours medical support.

The type of treatments and medication that would be given during a detox program would depend on the type of substance that was abused and addicted to.

The withdrawal syndrome is not as scary as it sounds, before you would be given or assigned a detox treatment, medical personnel would carry out different tests and assessment in order to know the withdrawal syndrome you are likely to get and medications suitable for your health in case it occurs, these assessments involve a psychological assessment, a psychosocial assessment and of course most importantly a medical examination. Through this, they would be able to determine what treatment program is best for you and the necessary treatment and medication needs that would also help in your recovery process. Dont let all these discourage you from getting help because it is one of the important steps you have to take before starting your drug addiction recovery journey as it would also aid your recovery process.

After the assessment and detox program, you would be assigned to a treatment program based on your health status and condition. There are different available treatment programs in rehabs. We have

Medication: the patient would be placed on effective medications to help curb drug addiction habits.

Inpatient treatment: this is usually for serious cases, the patient will be admitted to the rehab facility and be placed on close watch and daily medical and emotional support.

Outpatient treatment: this is for less serious cases, the patient will be placed on scheduled visits to the rehab for chekups, counseling, and treatments, this way they would be able to carry on with their daily activities, this requires lots of determination and commitment.

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