Why do I need Inpatient Rehab?
As drug addiction, rates rise and new designer drugs become popular, the need for drug treatment also increases. One popular treatment option is in an inpatient treatment facility. Inpatient treatment is a form of drug rehab that involves staying at a treatment facility until you, your doctor, and your therapist feel that you are ready to leave.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, inpatient rehab is a practical and successful way to beat complex drug addiction. Most inpatient models incorporate community therapy, medication management, diet, exercise, and counseling.
Who Benefits from Inpatient Treatment Centers?
Anyone with a mental illness or drug addiction may benefit from inpatient therapy. You would benefit from inpatient therapy if:
- your triggers are environmental,
- you do not have a home to go to,
- you need extensive treatment,
- you have destructive patterns that can be changed,
- you have a severe addiction,
- you have a severe mental or emotional disorder,
- you need medical treatment that only an inpatient center can provide,
- your home is not safe to return to,
- there are other drug or alcohol users in your home that cause you to relapse, or
- you do better in a closed environment.
Most people with an addiction will benefit from inpatient treatment. Most people who enter into inpatient treatment have a lower chance for relapse and a higher chance for recovery.
What do Inpatient Treatment Centers Provide?
Inpatient treatment centers provide a mix of services for addiction treatment. These services often include things like:
- individual counseling – one on one counseling with a qualified therapist,
- group counseling – a group lead by a qualified therapist as a part of community therapy,
- 24-hour support – staff is available to help 24 hours a day 7 days a week,
- dietary help – many addicts have nutritional issues, solving these issues helps to balance the body and reverse the effects of the addiction,
- exercise therapy – exercise and exercise programs are often provided as part of an inpatient program to help an addict to rebuild their bodies,
- medication management – management of both replacement medications and medications to help patients recover from mental illnesses,
- four wall therapy – not all therapy is active, sometimes being away from a situation helps addicts recover, and
- a place to stay while you recover – being residential, inpatient facilities give you a place to live while you are in recovery.
Inpatient centers are often in large locations that can provide both recreation and therapy. Many people benefit from being in a structured therapeutic environment.
Where to Find an Inpatient Treatment Center
You can find an inpatient treatment center by calling us at 800-681-7369. We can help you find an inpatient center that specializes in your addiction or mental illness. There are inpatient facilities in every state that have a variety of treatment solutions. We can help you locate the one that is perfect for you and your situation.