In today's society many people are suffering from drug and alcohol use problems, however many people are not educated on the subject. In addition, many people have no idea how to recognize a drug use problem in themselves or their loved ones. Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs Willimantic addiction and recovery guide was created with the intent of educating and spreading awareness.
According to American Society of Addiction Medicine, addiction is defined as a chronic disease which is characterized by drug uncontrollable, compulsive drug seeking use and behavior. Individuals addicted to drugs, continue t use drugs in spite of being aware of the harmful consequences. In many cases a person's decision to use drugs and/or alcohol is voluntary, nonetheless with repeated use over time an uncontrollable substance use problem can develop.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA), recovery is defined as the process of recovery from alcohol and drug issues in which a person achieves sobriety and improved health, wellness and quality of life.
According to SAMSHA there are twelve guiding principles for recovery. The guiding principles of recovery include:
If you are concerned that you or your loved one may be suffering from substance abuse or addiction, there are common signs and symptom you can look for. Some of the more common signs and symptoms of drug abuse and addiction include:
If you or your loved one answered yes to multiple questions in the questionnaire listed above, we strongly encourage you to get started with alcohol and drug rehab centers Willimantic.
If you or your loved are currently suffering from a drug and/or alcohol use problem, we strongly encourage you to get started in one of various comprehensive drug addiction recovery programs. Call Drug Treatment Centers Willimantic today at 860-207-8364 to speak with a knowledgeable representative about getting started in a drug and alcohol treatment program in Willimantic.