Increase the Chances that Your Drug Treatment is Successful

Last Updated: Sep 20th 2019

Reviewed by Brittany Polansky

The Importance of Honesty

When heading into rehab, you need to understand that the staff and doctors giving providing drug treatment in Pompano have treated all kinds of addictions and substance abuse problems. They have seen it all, so to speak, from people of all races, creeds, religions, genders, and income levels, and they are not going to judge you negatively for having an addiction. If anything, they will see your going to rehab as an incredibly strong and noble act – they know how difficult it can be just to decide to end an addiction. Still, even when people know that, many addicts will omit vital pieces of information when entering a rehab facility.

The two most common things that people don’t mention to a rehab center when first signing up are mental illnesses and cases of dual diagnosis (which means the drug treatment client has an addiction to more than one drug). Both of these conditions can complicate the treatment process, and knowing that a client has either will help determine the best course to rehabilitate safely and effectively.

 

Mental Preparation

Successfully quitting a substance during rehab can get a big boost if you emotionally and mentally prepare yourself for certain parts of rehab.

 

Get Ready to Talk…

As shown in movies and television, whenever a character has a drug problem and goes through rehab, they are always shown talking to someone, be it through therapy, new acquaintances, or group meetings. Those scenes are just about the only thing entertainment gets right about rehab – you’re going to have to talk to some people and then talk some more to others. That talking goes a long way in helping quit.

 

…and Listen

As far as those group meetings are concerned, you are going to hear many addiction stories from other people. Don’t just “zone out” when others are talking – their experiences and words help addicts realize they’re not alone in getting drug treatment in Pompano Beach.

 

If you’re ready to give drug abuse treatment a shot, call us today or send us a message through our contact page to learn about our processes and more.

 

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Brittany Polansky

Brittany PolanskyBrittany has been working in behavioral health since 2012 and is a Primary Clinician at our facility. She is an LCSW and holds a master’s degree in social work. She has great experience with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health diagnoses as well as various therapeutic techniques. Brittany is passionate about treating all clients with dignity and respect, and providing a safe environment where clients can begin their healing journey in recovery.