At the Arbor, women seeking rehabilitation can expect to find a compassionate professional staff that understand the relationship and the dynamics of women and drug addiction. Initially upon entering a facility one may be counseled and introduced to the staff who will be directly and indirectly involved with their treatment plan. Patients should address any of their concerns and ask questions. Moreover they should expect to receive the best service and treatment. Assessments are conducted in the beginning and at that time the patient’s health history will be discussed and evaluated. Professionals are available 24 hours per day every day and they’ll be able to assist the patient with most issues and provide consultation when necessary. Meetings with staff members are scheduled at some facilities and constant updates on the direction of treatment plans are discussed with them as well.
The patient will be advised on what to expect from the staff, from treatment during the assessment and consultation as well. They also provide maps and directions concerning how to travel the grounds and the facility. These facilities offer natural views, and are located in serene locations. Many offer spas, facials, massages, therapeutic and spiritual pleasures and enrichment as a part of therapy and to ensure the comfort of their clients. These facilities promote healthy eating habits through having daily meals prepared and cooked by onsite chefs. Their menus are prepared by the instructions of nutritionists. The Arbor teaches women to connect with and address the aspects of the female body and psyche as it relates to drug use and it encourages them to perceive how critical it is, on many levels, to be sober. Once they grasp the concept and gain a desire to inflict no harm to themselves, they have a better probability of sustaining sober lifestyles. Family involvement is included in a drug treatment program so that patients and families may retain and cultivate their relationships.
Furthermore, women’s drug rehabs offer individual, group and family, counseling and lectures that will educate clients about drug use and its effects on their bodies and in their lives. They also provide interactive discussions and counseling so that women may express their thoughts feelings and experiences with other clients. Family counseling is also a resource used to foster and repair relationships between family and the patient, through providing educational insight on the dynamics of drug addictions. Through this families gain the ability to cope with the issues and learn realistic ways to help their loved one attain and stay on a path of sobriety.
Gender-specific programs such as womens drug rehabs are actually quite similar to traditional drug rehab centers, except that the drug addiction treatment program occurs within a gender-specific facility. This means that women receive treatment for drug addiction in the company of other women, and some facilities even employ an all-female staff to make the gender specific program truly a program designed for women by other women. These types of programs are very beneficial to most women, as women may have had issues in the past in their relationships with men, and women are particularly vulnerable during drug addiction treatment process, so receiving treatment in an all-female setting can help ease the stress that women feel during this difficult time. It is quite normal for most women to feel less self-conscious around other women and also to feel as though they are free to bond more quickly with other women and support one another better in their efforts to overcome drug addiction if they are in an all-female environment. This is especially true for the drug addiction treatment programs that are offered as in patient drug addiction treatment facilities, and studies have shown that these types of programs are generally more successful at treating drug addiction in women and that progress takes place more rapidly than some addiction treatment programs that occur in a mixed gender setting.
Women’s drug rehab will normally consist of the same treatments and therapies that are used to treat drug addiction in a traditional mixed gender drug addiction treatment. The three main categories of treatment at women’s drug rehab are normally detox, counseling and aftercare.
In the detox process, the addict will stop using the addictive substance and deal with the painful and often serious withdrawal symptoms that most addicts experience as they work through the process of becoming free of their dependence and physical addiction to the addictive drug. After detox, drug addiction treatment will then usually consist of some sort of educational program and to help individuals to learn about the causes of addiction and to examine and discover the particular reasons why they began using drugs. Therapies at this stage of drug addiction treatment focus on healing, while also teaching the addict new coping mechanisms and life skills so that they are less likely to relapse and return to using drugs as a means to cope with the stresses of everyday. As the addict makes progress, attention to therapies to help the addict make the transition back into society easier often occur. Once the addict leaves the drug rehab facility, many drug addiction treatments include an aftercare program that features continued counseling, monitoring and attending support groups so that the addict has the support that they need to continue to live without returning to drug use. The Arbor is helping women all over the country to relearn how to live their lives free of drug abuse.
The Arbor is located at 1443 County Road 103, Georgetown, TX 78626 which is around 45 minutes north of Austin, TX
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