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For the Misuse or Abuse of A Drug, inpatient Rehab Centers Can Help

Dillon McClernon

Authored by Dillon McClernon

inpatient Drug Rehab Centers May Be the Answer

Watching a family member struggle with an addiction and not knowing how to help them is an incredibly difficult and painful experience. Furthermore, standing by and seeing someone you care about fall into harmful habits, again and again, is heart-breaking.

In addition to doing harm to their own lives, those who struggle with addiction often cause serious damage to the lives of those close to them–disrupting family dynamics and destroying relationships.

If you are watching someone you love struggle with an addiction, know that you aren’t alone. Addictions can affect all types of people–parents, siblings, and children. However, there are no simple solutions, and the road to recovery can be difficult. Yet, meaningful recovery is possible.

Understanding The Steps Toward Recovery

To begin, the first steps for many include understanding your loved one’s condition, as well as the treatment options that are available.  Between detoxification from the drug, inpatient rehab, outpatient services, and others, there are diverse options for treatment, allowing patients at all stages of recovery to find the support they need.

The Disease of Addiction & Family Support

One of the most important things for family members to understand is that addiction is a disease. Furthermore, it is a disease that needs treatment, just like any other medical condition. Your loved one is in an unhealthy state, and they will need help to recover.

Because of the divisive and damaging nature of addictions, families often experience anger and frustration that can push them away from the individual suffering from the addiction. However, family support is extremely important in the recovery process. So, helping your family member get professional help is one of the first steps in the process, but the support of family throughout the entire recovery process is crucial. Patient participation in an inpatient drug rehab program that is close to home, such as Recovery Centers for America at Lighthouse, provides the evidence based treatment and support necessary for recovery while allowing family to participate in the process and offer their love and support every step of the way.

inpatient Drug Rehab Centers Near You

Lighthouse understands the importance of family support and participation in helping patients make full recoveries. Specifically, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, treatment plans that incorporate family participation tend to be more effective.

Often there are internal family challenges that need to be addressed as part of the recovery process. Addressing them also helps prevent future relapses. Our team at Lighthouse educates families about our patient’s condition. We tell them our recovery plan and layout healthy ways in which families can be active in our patient’s rehabilitation.

Trained professionals at Lighthouse provide a continuum of treatment options. Some of the specialized services that patients may participate in during inpatient drug rehab include:

  • Art and music therapy
  • Leadership training
  • Relapse prevention
  • Meditation
  • Effective communication
  • Progressive relaxation
  • Adventure Therapy
  • Spiritual Counseling
  • Yoga

Begin the process of getting your loved one the help they need today by contacting Lighthouse for more information on all of our services, including: detoxification from many substances or a specific drug, inpatient rehab, and intensive and traditional outpatient treatment options. Call us today at 1-800-RECOVERY.

Inpatient Drug Rehab Centers Can Help | Lighthouse

Authored by

Dillon McClernon

Dillon McClernon

Dillon currently serves as the Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at RCA. After his tenure as Chief Communications Officer and senior advisor to RCA, he opted for a full-time position at RCA where he could build a new team linking sales and marketing to directly impact RCA’s mission of saving 1 million lives.


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