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How non 12 step treatment program Works
Addiction, no matter what form it may take, can become life threatening when not addressed to. A
lot of people had already lost almost everything just because of addiction and concerned
individuals would really love it if they could do something that could turn the life of their family and
How Alcohol and Drug Addiction Affects People
Physical Generally, the physical effects of substance addiction causes organ damage, hormonal
imbalance, cancer due to the use of nicotine and/or steroids, fertility difficulties, gastrointestinal
Emotional Substance abuse also targets the neurological and emotional aspect of ones body
which is the reason why depression, anxiety, paranoia, mood swings, aggression, memory loss,
and psychosis are usually experienced.
Legal For drug addiction, we are already aware that using drugs are prohibited in the country
which is why if found in possession, that person is directly imprisoned. Sometimes, when the
person affected runs out of money to support their addiction, they would resort to doing small
crimes just to get by.
Social Due to the change in the physical and emotional aspect of a person, addiction could lead to
a social death of a person. Some of its effects are job loss due to irresponsibility, broken
relationships for family and friends, suspension or expulsion from organized team activities.
Getting Out of The Influence
A person, who is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, wouldnt be able to submit
themselves to the appropriate institution that would help them because their perception of doing
good and bad has already been twisted which is why family and friends are encouraged to help
people whom they know that is suffering from substance abuse.
The most effective way of helping someone get out of the influence is by rehabilitating them.
These rehabilitation centers employ non 12 step treatment program that has been carefully
designed in order to effectively and efficiently provide better results.
What And How the Non-12 Step Treatment Works
The non-12 step does not conform to any chronological steps. Yes, it employs series of activities
but it necessarily does not go by the book. Surely, you will not be able to confuse this one with the
12-step treatment because that one is the complete opposite of non-12 step since its process is
governed by stricter rules and order.
One of the differences of 12-step and non-12 step is that the former encourages people to
surrender everything to a higher power while the latter believes that a person has more power to
govern how the mind works.
The treatment will start with the detoxification. In here, the person will engage ino activities that will
help flush out all the substances remaining in the body. Depending on the amount of substance
that the person has ingested, the detoxification process could go from a few days to a couple of
Once detoxification is done, the involved party will then be subject to treatment activities. These
activities may include individual and group therapy sessions, holistic and adjunct approaches to
treatment, and other relevant treatments that the facility deems to be needed in order to better the