Outpatient Rehab Program
The first step in any program of recovery is to remove drugs and alcohol from your life. However, once the substances have left your body, the real work begins. Maintaining sobriety after detox without proper treatment is an unlikely proposition. Recovery requires constant vigilance in order to find the right balance for your life. One of the best things a recovering addict can do to ensure continued success is to enter a treatment program. An outpatient rehab program is just one of the many options of continued care.
Ideally, you should move directly from a medical detox into an inpatient residential program, but this option just isn’t feasible for some. When you must return to daily responsibilities right away— either due to finances, family, or your job—an outpatient program might be the best option for you.
Why an Outpatient Rehab Program?
Outpatient rehab programs are designed to work around your needs. It works best for those who have only abused their drug of choice for a short period of time or in smaller amounts. Those who have had an ongoing or persistent addiction to substances should likely seek a higher level of care. Medical detox may or may not be necessary prior to entry, depending on what substance was being used and how intense withdrawal symptoms are. If you’re stable enough to join an outpatient program you should look for one that will be best for your recovery. Some questions to consider when choosing a program are:
- What kind of results am I looking for?
- Does this program work around my schedule?
- How long is the program?
- Do they use medications as part of treatment?
- What kinds of therapies are offered?
- What accreditations does the facility hold?
- What do their reviews look like?
- Do the offer care beyond outpatient?
- Do they advertise a success rate? What is it?
Remember, outpatient treatment is not always the best choice for everyone. A stable home life, a good sober support system, and regular routine are all important things to have in place, before entering into outpatient rehab. Outpatient treatment may not be the best option for you if:
- You have overwhelming urges to drink or use drugs.
If you continue to have strong urges, or persistent thoughts of using or drinking, a residential inpatient program is a better fit for you.
- You don’t do well following a schedule or keeping commitments.
Outpatient therapy doesn’t work if you don’t show up at all. Even then, you must be motivated and participate to reap the full benefits.
- Your addiction has consumed your life.
Not everyone has suffered extreme consequences from their addiction. Outpatient is best suited for them. Conversely, those who are drowning in their own destruction should take a more intensive form of treatment.
Outpatient rehab programs are not created equal. Royal Life Centers proudly offers some of the most comprehensive outpatient care in the nation. Our programs are designed for, and tailored around our guests. Each treatment plan is customized to ensure each guest receives the most from their treatment.
If you or a loved one needs relief from their addiction, Royal Life Centers is here to help. Call out treatment experts right away to discuss your options. We are available 24/7 at (877)-RECOVERY or (877)-732-6837. Because We Care.
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out”
– Robert Collier
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