Addiction recovery services are available in or near Chicago
Addiction remains a very misunderstood, extremely stigmatized disease. In reality, there are many individuals who continue to assume that substance dependency is a choice, and that the person who chooses substance abuse has to be punished as opposed to being helped. We utilize methods that are compassionate, effective, and in keeping with scientific and medical evidence to treat the disease of drug addiction. Our accredited treatment facility is administered by certified substance abuse specialists, including a clinical and medical staff. We create individualized, customized treatment plans to fulfill the physical, mental, social, medical, vocational, and emotional needs of all our clients, and offer a healthy, compassionate atmosphere for addicts who want to begin recovering from addiction.
Living with substance dependency is a painful and dejected experience for addicts who suffer from drug and/or alcohol addiction. People who have loved ones battling drug and/or alcohol dependency suffer alongside the addict. However, a big challenge is that many addicts don’t view their drug and alcohol use as problematic. In this state of mind, addicts are resistant to drug rehab treatment. Rehabilitation, or rehab, is a professional treatment plan. If you or someone you love suffers from substance abuse, contact us for help locating a detox or rehab facility, or for help convincing a family member to agree to treatment, at (312) 465-4650.
Rehab Center Services
Many individuals and families live in terror that the outside world will uncover their problems with drug abuse, which is unfortunately due to the stigma of being classified as “an addict.” This is a standard reaction to drug abuse, but hiding problems with drug addiction frequently causes spite and anger between loved ones, friends, and the addict. An intervention may be the easiest way to get an addict to enter rehab, so we strongly recommend using a counselor, or an interventionist to conduct the intervention itself.
Whether the addiction is yours, or the battle a loved one is having, we’re equipped to help you find a rehab facility that can provide the proper treatment for specific addictions. It’s common that someone with an addiction isn’t likely to seek help on their own. They often need to be encouraged to go seek it. In those instances, we can help with staging an intervention for a loved one. At the end of the day, addiction is extremely common, but it's isolating to experience. With the right help, people can successfully overcome their substance dependency and live a life of sobriety. The biggest hurdle in the beginning is agreeing to enter rehab. Regardless of whether the help you seek is for yourself or someone else, understand that you’re not alone in this effort and help is available in Chicago. Call us today to speak with an addiction specialist as a first step in your journey to sobriety.
The Warning Signs of Addiction
Addiction is a complex disease, often chronic in nature, which affects the functioning of the brain and body. It also causes serious damage to families, relationships, schools, workplaces and neighborhoods. The most common symptoms of addiction are severe loss of control, continued use despite serious consequences, preoccupation with using, failed attempts to quit, tolerance and withdrawal. Addiction can be effectively prevented, treated and managed by healthcare professionals in combination with family or peer support. It’s important to understand that recreational drug and alcohol users are at risk and vulnerable to the psychological changes that take place when someone becomes addicted. Abusing alcohol and/or drugs on a daily basis puts you at risk of altered brain chemistry.
There is a range in the severity of substance problems, from mild to moderate to severe. People who abuse drugs or alcohol can experience serious consequences such as accidents, overdoses, crime, school problems, violence and suicide. Many people experience substance abuse, but are able to stop using without progressing to addiction. There are several warning signs that someone is an addict. The warning signs are physical, behavioral and psychological. Physical signs may include impaired coordination, change in weight, overall appearance and sleep patterns. Behavioral signs are likely to include loss of control over use, using to avoid withdrawal, and/or increased tolerance. Psychological signs may include emotional instability, lacking motivation, changes in personality and attitude. Call (312) 465-4650 for the help you need.