Unless a person learns how to live successfully without drinking or using drugs, staying clean and sober isn't an easy thing for them to do when they're dealing with addiction. It's not just the cravings and symptoms of withdrawal that makes recovery from addiction difficult, destructive thinking and unhealthy behaviors have to be modified too or it's next to impossible to successfully avoid temptations. Underlying problems that may have led to destructive behaviors need to be addressed as well if they exist.
In St. Louis, Missouri, Fairdale Therapy and Addiction Facility provides a residential treatment program that utilizes various intensive forms of behavioral therapies that address problems, identify and alter unhealthy thoughts and behaviors. Detoxification is just the initial phase during treatment, intensive individual and group therapy sessions are an important part of their client's daily recovery routine.
At Fairdale Therapy and Addiction Facility, treatment is personalized so that the client can develop the necessary abilities they personally need to cope with stress, avoid relapse and make positive lifestyle changes. Length of stay at Fairdale Therapy and Addiction Facility is generally around 30 days although, individuals requiring additional help can have their treatment stay extended.
Recovery from addiction is an ongoing process that gets easier as time goes on as long as a person addresses their use of drugs and/or alcohol and makes healthy changes in their life. A successful recovery requires commitment but it also takes knowledge and skills to avoid relapse and deal with challenges and stresses that are part of everyday life. Fairdale Therapy and Addiction Facility in Missouri helps their client's achieve their goals so they can succeed in lasting recovery.