At Caron, we have the expertise, research and tools to help you or your loved one with a substance abuse problem. For patients in treatment, we first address the primary chemical dependency, including any withdrawal symptoms and co-occurring mental health conditions. Each patient’s individualized treatment and rehab plan consists of individual, group and family therapy along with cognitive and behavioral therapy to help a person recover and return to their life as quickly as possible, armed with addiction education and other tools to promote recovery after treatment.
alcohol addiction treatment programs differ greatly depending on the type of
drug or drugs being abused; any existing conditions (other addictions,
dependencies, or mental illnesses—collectively referred to as comorbidities); the severity and duration of the addiction; and any previous attempts to
recover from the addiction.
Addiction treatment is most successful when it focuses on the multiple and individualized needs of the addict—not just the addiction. Any social, occupational,
familial, legal or financial problems should be addressed concurrently with
treatment for the addiction. Treatment should also take into account the
addict’s age, gender, and culture. Finally, the treatment plan should be
consistently monitored throughout the duration of treatment and altered
whenever necessary to meet the addict’s changing needs. In short, substance addiction treatment must address all aspects of the addict’s life in order to be effective.
relapse is possible, most treatment plans are followed by a period of
monitoring, during which the individual is tracked or supervised as they attempt
to return to a productive level of functioning in their life. Effective treatment
should also include a continuing care plan following primary or extended care
Treating addiction at every age
Though substance abuse and addiction affects millions every year, no two people experience addiction the same way. People suffer from substance abuse and addiction for a variety of reasons and usually face related challenges, such as life stressors, emotional burdens and psychological issues. Although the prospect of overcoming substance addiction may seem impossible, recovery is within reach for all addicted persons.
To learn more about the characteristics, effects and treatment of substance abuse and addiction, please explore Caron’s treatment programs.
Treating addiction is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. To determine the best, most effective approach, the patient’s age, gender and circumstances must be taken into account. If you or a loved one are exploring care options, choosing age-appropriate treatment will improve outcomes and promote recovery. At Caron, we offer programs tailored to teens (ages 13 to 19), young adults (ages 18 to 25), adults and older adults.