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What Is Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment In Utah?
The way that we think about treating addiction has changed dramatically in the past 75 years. When the idea of treating alcoholics and addicts first came about near the beginning of the last century, the chosen method for detox was to strap the alcoholic or addict to a bed so that they would not hurt themselves during the withdrawal process. If they were then lucky they would be sent to a sanitarium for a period of time where they would be allowed to “dry out.” Their stay at the sanitarium would consist of some form of therapy, although psychological and behavioral therapies were in their infancy, so their application in these settings was limited. After this was done the individual was then sent back to their loved ones, with little to no change actually having occurred, and in time many would relapse back into their addictive behaviors.
This method of treatment left a lot to be desired and many times alcoholics and addicts were looked at as hopeless cases because, except in a rare few cases, they were unable to remain abstinent for anything resembling a moderate amount of time. This usually meant that after a few treatment stays, those afflicted with the disease of addiction were either relegated to spend the rest of their days locked in an asylum of some sort, or they were left to blot out the rest of their existence dealing day in and day out with their addiction.
Luckily, those days are gone and our understanding of how addiction works, and how it can best be combated have improved dramatically. The pool of knowledge on both the medical and psychology front, regarding addiction, is immense and because of this, programs like Pinnacle Recovery’s Utah Addiction Treatment program exists.
Our Utah Addiction Treatment program offers the latest therapeutic modalities concerning addiction so that we can offer all of our clients a personalized approach to recovery that works for them. We understand that every addict and alcohol is different, so therefore what they will need in order to finally overcome their addictions will differ as well.
Some people attending our Utah Addiction Treatment program will need more of a focus on childhood trauma, while others will need to participate in our dual diagnosis program. Some will respond better to holistic treatments, while others will do much better with traditional therapies. Our goal is to give all of our clients the best possible chance at recovery, and we believe that by having a diverse list of programming we can offer just that, as well as offering care for the many ways that addiction may express itself in the individuals attending our Utah Addiction Treatment Program.
Alcohol Addiction Rehab In Utah
Alcoholism can start as a habit, turn into a dependency, and quickly grow into a dangerous addiction. It can take priority over your family, personal relationships, work commitments, and it will always get worse over time. Quitting without help can be dangerous because alcohol withdrawal symptoms can be life-threatening.
Our alcohol rehab programs usually begin with detoxification, and medical monitoring is required in most cases. Our trained and qualified staff will ease you into follow up treatment programs that best suits your needs and the severity of your alcoholism. We provide a safe environment, structured schedule, and aftercare programs that give you the tools and support you need to live a sober life.
Drug Addiction Rehab In Utah
Substance abuse is usually a sign of a deeper problem. If you or someone you love is abusing drugs of any kind, recognize that habitual, dependent use of a substance is very dangerous, and requires professional help to fully recover from.
We understand what you are going through, and understand that becoming clean is not an easy journey. Similar to our alcohol recovery programs, our inpatient drug rehab begins with medically supervised detoxification, and a carefully structured, personalized plan to fully help you heal, and reintegrate with your life outside of treatment. Our substance abuse treatment uses Dual Diagnosis protocols, if needed, in order to treat the underlying causes of your addiction, not just the symptoms and the substance dependency.
Sex Addiction Rehab In Utah
Sexual addiction isn’t as well known among the general public as its drug and alcohol counterparts, but it is an addiction that affects many people each year. Sexual addiction is characterized by the compulsive engagement in sexual activity, regardless of the danger or negative consequences that may be involved.
A person who suffers from sexual addiction is not just having sex because they are enjoying it, but much like a drug addict or alcohol, they are compelled to do so by an uncontrollable urge that they cannot stop. A person who suffers from this sort of addiction needs to seek professional help so that they can get their lives back and learn to create new and healthy sexual habits.
Behavioral Addiction Rehab In Utah
Behavioral addictions are an addiction just like drug or alcohol addiction, as they are characterized by a compulsive behavior that is based on reward, but they do not involve the use of substances. Some good examples of behavioral addictions are gambling or exercise. A person who gambles experiences the same compulsion to gamble that a drug addict experiences towards drugs and they even receive a sort of high from participating in the activity. This same thing goes for a person who is addicted to exercise. While this may sound like a good thing, being addicted to exercise can have a number of negative consequences on a person’s life, not to mention that the want to exercise is not based on improving their physicality, but rather is driven on by a compulsion.
Learning to overcome a behavioral addiction is similar to learning to deal with alcoholism or drug addiction and a person who is experiencing problems in their life, due to a behavioral addiction, should seek out professional help.
Seeking Addiction Treatment In Utah
If you think that you have a problem with an addiction and you believe that you need to seek treatment because of it, then call the professionals at Pinnacle Recovery today, at 1-866-301-0573 Our trained staff knows exactly what you are going through and what you need in order to finally overcome your addiction and achieve the life of recovery you have always wanted.
- Before coming to Pinnacle my life was hopeless as well as less meaningful. Here I was able to focus on core issues and learn how to manage. Pinnacle helped save my life. I am so grateful for the clinical staff and day and night staff. Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart.
- Food was great! I loved Natalie. She was a lifesaver literally. Loved the activities and felt they were a big part of seeing I could have sober fun. Staff was amazing, loved them all. Brad was very helpful to my recovery and talked me off the ledge several times. Joel helped me out a lot and was crucial to my recovery. Pinnacle is the best place ever. Pinnacle gave me hope again or at least a glimmer of it in the darkness of my life at the time I entered treatment. I felt very loved and welcomed by staff and clients and never once felt judged. I was scared of entering a rehab after a bad experience at my first treatment center. Upon arrival at Pinnacle that fear quickly melted away. If I had a friend or family member who needed treatment I would ONLY recommend Pinnacle.
- Pinnacle Recovery gave me another chance at life. A chance to create and find a better life for me, so that I could create and find the life I always wanted for myself. I owe my life to this program and the amazing people involved in it. Words cannot express how grateful I am and how blessed I feel to have been given this opportunity. Pinnacle allowed me the opportunity to become a better person and a better man. I've grown not only in recovery from my addiction, but I can confidently say that I left Pinnacle a better person and am continuing to grow each and every day. Change is inevitable, Growth is optional and that's exactly what pinnacle enabled me to do, grow.
- Words cannot express how grateful I am for all you have done for me. I really do owe my life to you. I was swallowed up in the depths of depression when I got to pinnacle. My will to live life was nonexistent. I did not have any hope for the future and you carried me out of the depths through self discovery. Thank you for being so understanding of my shortcomings. I sincerely apologize for breaking the rules and causing you additional stress and problems. You helped me learn from my mistakes and come to a better knowledge of my many addictions and gave me tools to cope with them. The harshest reality I've had to come to terms with is, the monstrous disease of addiction and mental illness will never leave me. It will be an ongoing battle to keep my sobriety and sanity and the work does not end when I leave the safety of the gates of Pinnacle. Thank you for giving me a firm stable foundation to build on and showing me I do not need to let it cripple me and that it is possible to have a happy and fulfilling life. I thank my heavenly father every night for the opportunity I had to come to Pinnacle. You are doing a marvelous work in this world and I appreciate your efforts.