Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug. It can take over a user's life, and for some people the first use quickly leads to dependency. Meth is widely available in the Cottonwood area, and its spread is a threat to well being here. Like many dangerous drugs, the use can surge into a wave or spike that can devastate families in the community. Meth addiction is difficult to treat, and it affects people of all ages.
When a family member or loved one decides it is time to get off of the dangerous pattern of drug or alcohol abuse, it is important to begin an effective program right away. Delays can only weaken the resolve and determination needed to get a lasting recovery. We can help Cottonwood area families find program resources that meet their needs. Family support is critical for long-term recovery, and it may also be the important link to a successful start. We can help with all of the important details including insurance coverage and government assistance.
Heroin Addiction Spreads
Heroin addiction continues to occupy thoughts of press, media, health care providers, and government officials. Bringing increased public awareness of the depth and severity of the national epidemic means showing its local impact. The Arizona State University School of Journalism has produced a film with a local impact.
Help is a Phone Call Away
An effective program must consider the whole person and not just the addiction or dependency. It must address the causes and conditions that contribute to addiction. We can help smooth the path from assessment to intake and detoxification. We can ensure that the program has the right mix of treatment resources and facilities to give your loved one the best chance of success. There is no better time than now to get started. The first step towards recovery is finding the right program. Call us today.
Should You Travel for Treatment?
For many of those addicted to drugs or alcohol, your first course of action will be in deciding geographically where you want to attend treatment. While those who are interested in outpatient care will be best served by attending a treatment center in their hometown, those who are concerned about privacy or who need to make special arrangements for their care may be interested in going to surrounding cities and traveling for treatment.
For example, you may prefer a faith-based approach to recovery that matches your religious choices. In other situations, your choice of drug and alcohol rehab center may be solely based on how holistic the center’s approach to recovery is. In either of these cases, travel may be necessary in order to fulfill your personal requirements for treatment. We can help you make the decision on whether or not travel for treatment will be the right choice for you or your loved one. At your convenience, please call our toll-free number to speak with a representative who can help you make these critical decisions and others as well.