One of the main components of a successful intervention plan for someone who is struggling with a substance abuse problem is ensuring that they get into a treatment program that will help them. Since you’re going through the steps of getting help for your loved one, it is important to understand your options when selecting a facility.
Inpatient Drug Rehabs
Most treatment professionals recommend people with severe addictions to enter an inpatient rehab that lasts for 30 days or more. This isn’t always possible or necessary, but definitely applies to the more serious problems. These programs not only provide a more structured and monitored environment, but also help clients in many more ways.
Choosing a facility based on only one or two characteristics isn’t usually advisable. There are many aspects to a good treatment center that should be evaluated for each individual that goes beyond the location and cost. The length of stay is important, as is the methods of treatment and therapy used.
These therapies may include processes such as Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and more. The program may be based on the 12 steps of AA/NA or follow some other theme such as SMART Recovery.
The recovery process extends well beyond intervention and treatment. There usually has to be some form of continuing care following discharge to ensure smoother reintegration and to strengthen relapse prevention skills. This may come in the form of recovery support groups, outpatient treatment or another source for guidance.
If you’re looking for intervention help for a loved one and also need advice on finding the right rehab program, contact us today to speak with a treatment specialist who can assist you.