The first step is to remove all toxins from the body. This detoxification process helps to alleviate some of the worst symptoms of drug or alcohol withdrawal. The program does not use psychiatric or medical intervention, although you do need to be examined by your family doctor before being admitted.
The program continues with life skills training and counseling services designed to provide coping mechanisms so that the the individual does not resort to drugs and alcohol to get through daily life. Success is achieved through education, leading to a higher rate of drug rehab success.
Upon graduating from this program, the individual has dealt with all physical symptoms, effectively ended his/her addiction, learned new coping behaviors, and is ready to step back into his/her life with little follow up.
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