What Does Substance Abuse Include? Find Help In Dallas & San Antonio, TX
Do you have trouble controlling your substance use? Is your substance use impacting your professional, personal, and social life? Do you feel withdrawn from family and friends due to alcohol, nicotine, or other substances? Substance abuse isn’t always easy to spot because it doesn’t look the same for every individual. Fortunately, when you realize that you might have a problem, our addiction specialist Dr. Sullivan Bryant and the team at Axcel Treatment and Recovery Clinic are ready to help you gain control over your life again.
Types of Substance Abuse
When people think of substance abuse they often think about being addicted to certain prescription medications or alcohol. While these are common forms of substance abuse they aren’t the only ones. We also treat people who are addicted to:
Addiction is a medical condition and just as you would turn to a doctor to treat a respiratory infection or a stomach bug, you also need to turn to a medical professional to provide you with effective treatment options and strategies to help you overcome substance abuse.
We’re Here for You
Here at Axcel Treatment and Recovery Clinic, our addiction specialist Dr. Bryant provides effective, customized, and compassionate substance abuse treatment that helps patients end their addictions and abuse and prevent relapse. We understand that trying to treat substance abuse on your own can be challenging and nearly impossible for many. You don’t have to go it alone; our team is here to make recovery possible.
How It Works
At our recovery clinic, we start with a comprehensive evaluation. When you come into our practice, you will work with our friendly, caring staff in a welcoming, compassionate, and judgment-free zone. We pride ourselves on creating a safe space for our patients dealing with substance abuse. We look at all the components that could play a role in your substance abuse, from poverty and genetics to mental health disorders and environmental stressors. From there, we will craft a treatment plan geared to help you manage your substance abuse issues based on your unique history and background. Substance abuse can be treated with:
- Medications to lessen the symptoms of withdrawal (often used in alcohol and opioid abuse)
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy
- Support groups and group therapy
- Long-term resources, support, and follow-ups
- Referral to a hospitalization program