With the many different types of recovery programs available today for alcohol, prescription drug or illegal drug addiction it can be difficult knowing which facility to choose from. Most people are seeking a substance abuse recovery program that offers high quality care and treatment that will be effective in helping them reach their recovery goals. Because needs are different when it comes to gender, most people also want a treatment program that understands a man and a woman's recovery needs are not always the same.
Because addiction is a relapsing illness, if an alcoholic or drug addict is ready to stop drinking or using drugs the most important thing they can do for themselves is to seek help from a treatment program that promotes long term recovery. You wouldn't believe the amount of people addicted to drugs or alcohol that make the decision to stop drinking or using drugs on their own and succeed for a few hours, a day or maybe even a week.