Treating Substance Abuse in Pompano is Easier than You Think

Last Updated: Sep 20th 2019

Reviewed by Brittany Polansky, MSW, LCSW

Substance Abuse Rehab

If you have an addiction to drugs or alcohol, ending that addiction is probably a lot easier than you think it is. At the same time, though, ending your substance abuse in Pompano can be a lot more difficult than you think it is.

Obviously those two claims contradict with each other, but there are some caveats involved.

The way quitting an addiction can be more difficult is if you try to do so at home and without professional help. When quitting a drug cold turkey, the withdrawal symptoms can be tough to handle, especially when you don’t know what’s coming. Likewise, quitting on your own also means not getting therapy or going through classes to discover your substance abuse triggers and prevent relapse.

On the other hand, getting help for substance abuse in Pompano Beach through a rehab center can make quitting drugs or alcohol much easier to handle. Not only do you get benefits that are the opposite of the situations discussed above, there is one aspect of rehab that has a profound effect on helping quit – there’s no access to the substance you’re addicted to. Rehab centers are diligent in making sure no drugs or alcohol make their way into the facility. It’s a lot easier to not take drugs or drink alcohol if you literally can’t get your hands on them, which means treating substance abuse in a Pompano Beach rehab center really is a lot easier than you might think it is.


You Have the Strength to Quit

The old adage of “whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right” is an excellent piece of advice for those looking to end an addiction. Truly wanting to quit your substance abuse plays a major role in nearly every successful long-term rehabilitation. Before that, though, you need to realize that you have the power to end your substance abuse. You might currently be addicted and it might take a long time, but if you really want to quit using drugs and alcohol, you’re already leaps and bounds ahead of most addicts in the journey to sobriety.


Contact us and get started on your path to end substance abuse in Pompano today.

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Brittany Polansky, MSW, LCSW

Brittany has been working in behavioral health since 2012 and is the Assistant Clinical Director 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.