Spring Gardens Recovery Center can make all the difference
As the National Institute on Drug Abuse says, “Drug addiction is a complex illness.”
The story of your alcohol or drug addiction – or of your loved one’s chemical dependency – can be seen as a tapestry, with many threads woven together. The tale begins with that first drink, that first hit, that first pill. “Over time, a person’s ability to choose not to take drugs is compromised,” the experts at the National Institute on Drug Abuse explain. “This, in large part, is a result of the effects of prolonged drug use on brain functioning, and thus on behavior. Addiction, therefore, is characterized by compulsive drug craving, seeking, and use that persists even in the face of negative consequences.”
Because of the impact drugs or alcohol have had on your brain, the challenges of the detox process can be hard to overcome. The parts of your brain that would normally help you overcome problems have been compromised. That’s why the medical team at Spring Gardens, a leader among Florida’s detox centers, is so important.
“Medical detoxification safely manages the acute physical symptoms of withdrawal associated with stopping drug use,” the National Institute on Drug Abuse states, noting that medical detoxification is the first step of only the first stage of addiction treatment and by itself does little to change long-term drug use. Although detoxification alone is rarely sufficient to help addicts achieve long-term abstinence, for some individuals it is a strongly indicated precursor to effective drug addiction treatment.
Opiatedetox can be particularly challenging, making medical drug detox at Tampa’s Spring Gardens Detox Center in Florida a good option to consider.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse also says that, “Counseling (individual and/or group) and other behavioral therapies are critical components of effective treatment for addiction. In therapy, patients address issues of motivation, build skills to resist drug use, replace drug-using activities with constructive and rewarding nondrug-using activities, and improve problem-solving abilities. Behavioral therapy also facilitates interpersonal relationships and the individual’s ability to function in the family and community.”
You will find the security and support you need to begin addiction recovery at Spring Gardens Addiction Detox Center in Florida. At our luxury detox center in Florida, you’ll work with a team of caring and compassionate professionals who understand both the short-term challenges and the long-term goals of medical detox.
In the short term, your dedicated team will be by your side as the alcohol or drugs are eliminated from your system. To help you achieve your long-term goals, you can also work with a counselor to develop a greater understanding of the underlying issues related to the chemical addiction that has brought you to the doors of our Tampa detox center. Our counselors are highly experienced in the treatment of alcohol and drug detox in Florida and are ready to give you the tools you need to effectively change your behavior and embrace the clean and sober life that is waiting for you.
Spring Gardens Drug and Alcohol Detox Center offers a range of counseling services, including:
- Individualized, one-on-one counseling to help you gain insight into your addiction so that you can grow and become the person you are meant to be. Individual therapy creates a safe environment where you can express your thoughts and feelings. That’s important because if you want to heal from the past and enjoy healthy relationships, you’ll need to get perspective on your illness and develop a better understanding of how you ended up at a Florida treatment center.
- Group therapy offers an opportunity for you to get valuable support from others and give that same vital support to others. At Spring Gardens Detox in Tampa, group therapy sessions are offered multiple times throughout the day so that you and our other guests can discuss painful memories and emotions – and just as importantly, where you can come together to celebrate your successes. In group therapy you’ll gain one of the most critical keys to recovery – the knowledge that you are not alone.
- Family therapy can also play an important role in the successful treatment of the drug or alcohol addiction that brought you – or your loved one – to the doorstep of our Tampa detox center. Family issues can contribute to and perpetuate addiction. It is also true that your addiction has an impact on those who care about you.
At Spring Gardens Recovery Center in Florida, we are proud to offer counseling as well as a number of innovative therapies, to ensure that your first step on the road to recovery won’t be your last.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kelly Fitzgerald is a sober writer based in Southwest Florida who is best known for her personal blog The Adventures of a Sober Señorita. Her work has been published across the web including sites like The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, Ravishly, SheKnows, Elite Daily, The Fix, Brit + Co, Addiction Unscripted and AfterPartyMagazine. She is currently writing a memoir.