Addiction Treatment: A Path to Recovery

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Have you or a loved one been battling the relentless cycle of addiction? It’s a path many treads but seldom speak about openly. At 12 South Recovery, we understand that each journey is unique, yet the destination is the same – a life reclaimed from the clutches of addiction. With this guide, we’ll unveil the layers of addiction treatment, addressing common types of addiction, their symptoms, and the hope that treatment brings. Join us on this enlightening path, as we navigate together towards healing and recovery.

What is Addiction Treatment?

Addiction treatment encompasses various therapies and strategies aimed at helping individuals overcome dependence on substances or behaviors. The goal is to restore healthy functioning, enabling the person to lead a productive and fulfilling life. Treatments are tailored to meet the individual’s needs, including medical detox, counseling, behavioral therapies, and support groups.

Common Addictions and Their Symptoms

  • Alcohol Addiction
    • Symptoms: Cravings, loss of control, physical dependence, and tolerance.
  • Drug Addiction (including opioids, stimulants, and cannabis)
    • Symptoms: Increased tolerance, withdrawal symptoms, and continued use despite negative consequences.
  • Behavioral Addictions (such as gambling, sex, and Internet)
    • Symptoms: Compulsion to engage in the behavior, neglect of other activities, and continued indulgence despite adverse effects.

The Pillars of Addiction Treatment

  • Detoxification: The first step in addiction treatment, involves the safe removal of substances from the body.
  • Counseling and Behavioral Therapies: Key components that address the psychological aspect of addiction. These therapies help in understanding the root causes of addiction, developing coping strategies, and fostering healthier behavior patterns.
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): Combines medications with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders.
  • Support Groups and Aftercare: Ongoing support is crucial for long-term recovery. Support groups and aftercare programs provide a community of individuals sharing similar experiences and challenges.

If you’re feeling lost in the shadow of addiction, remember, you’re not alone. At 12 South Recovery, we’re committed to lighting your path to recovery with compassionate care and evidence-based treatment strategies. Your journey to a healthier, addiction-free life starts with acknowledging the need for help.

Need Help? Contact Us Today

Are you ready to take the first step towards reclaiming your life from addiction? Contact 12 South Recovery today. Remember, the road to recovery begins with acknowledging the need for help. At 12 South Recovery, we’re here to support you every step of the way. Let us be your partner in healing, offering personalized treatment plans that cater to your unique needs. Your journey to recovery is just a phone call away.


Treatments include medical detox, counseling, behavioral therapies, MAT, and support groups.

The duration varies based on the individual’s needs, ranging from 30 days to over a year.

Many insurance plans cover addiction treatment. Contact us to verify your coverage.

Addiction is a chronic disease, but it can be managed successfully with treatment and ongoing support.

Reach out to 12 South Recovery. Our team will guide you through the process of starting your personalized treatment plan.

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At Twelve South Recovery, we accept most health insurance.

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