Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013
People who have overcome addiction deserve to be celebrated for their bravery and commitment to getting well. September is National Recovery Month, designated as such to highlight the accomplishments of those who have recovered or are on their way to recovery. National Recovery Month also puts the spotlight on those who work tirelessly to treat and prevent the disease of addiction.
The month of September also helps to bring awareness to addiction, which affects millions of Americans. Opiate addiction in particular is a disease that is gripping, powerful and sometimes resistant to certain treatments. This type of addiction has skyrocketed in the last several years as more and more prescriptions are written for powerful opioid pain medications.
This month-long national observance helps to get the word out that addiction treatment and mental health services are available to help patients overcome the disease and live a healthy, rewarding and productive life. Addiction recovery is more than possible, and proper treatment can help this condition.
Recovery month is in its 24th year and was started to honor the treatment professionals who help patients reclaim their lives from addiction. It was expanded a few years later to honor those people who were suffering from and recovering from substance abuse disorders. In 2011, the observance was expanded to include all aspects of behavioral health as they relate to addiction.
Millions of people from across the world have recovered from addiction to substances, and these achievements go largely unnoticed by the general public. National Recovery Month brings the issue to the forefront and tries to eliminate the stigma, shame and guilt that are often tied to addiction.
Addiction Treatment Helps Patients Reclaim Their Lives And Move Forward
Substance abuse and addiction have long been viewed as voluntary acts, affecting people who tend to be weak-willed, uneducated and unmotivated to change. This could not be farther from the truth. Nowadays, addiction is viewed as a disease that has biological, psychological, emotional, genetic and societal influences. Most people don’t set out to become addicted and have tried hard – possibly numerous times – to stop particular behaviors.
With appropriate treatment, people can recover and get back to living a long, fulfilled life. Addiction is best attacked on several fronts. It comprises both physiological and psychological dependence, so both of these areas should be addressed. Behavioral modification is also important, as well as psychotherapy to help patients cope and understand triggers. Complementary treatments such as biofeedback, yoga, acupuncture and massage can also help patients with chronic pain, anxiety and depression. Aftercare is important following detox because it offers ongoing support for patients during a time of transition.
At the Waismann Method, we have long understood that people in treatment and recovery programs, as well as those who run them, deserve recognition. As leaders in the field of rapid opiate detoxification, we are pleased to be able to celebrate the achievements of thousands of our clients who remain dedicated to lasting recovery. We are happy to contribute to the effort and thank our many clients for putting their trust in us.
About Waismann Method® Treatment
Waismann Method®, directed by Dr. Michael H. Lowenstein, is a pioneering opiate treatment based on a safe and proven protocol that utilizes the most advanced medical techniques available. A major center for opioid dependency, treatment and detoxification based only in California, Waismann Method offers rapid opiate detoxification under sedation and other forms of treatment at Domus Retreat. Our doctors, therapists and staff work with patients to create personalized treatment and aftercare plans designed to ensure a healthy and effective transition to life without opiates. Waismann Method® patients achieve an extraordinarily high success rate because our team of professionals assesses and performs treatments that are most appropriate for each unique patient rather than administering the same treatment to everyone. Based on individual needs and dependency histories, we create detoxification and aftercare programs that are customized to each patient. We always put treatment and care over blame and punishment.
For more information on the Waismann Method®, please visit http://www.RapidDetox.com. You can also call (888) 987-HOPE (4673) or (310) 205-0808 or send an email to info(at)rapiddetox(dot)com.