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Entering into the addiction treatment center at Still Water Wellness individualized to the needs of you and your family can give you the boost you need to conquer your addiction.

Breaking the Cycle

Freeing yourself from the chains of addiction is a long and arduous journey, there’s no use in hiding the realities of it. It’s a hard decision to make and an even harder one to follow through on. However, by seeking treatment, help, and meaningful advice, you are setting yourself up with the best chances for success.

Just like you shouldn’t climb Mount Everest alone, having a group or community to help you on your journey will increase your chances of reaching the top and mastering your addiction.


Will treatment actually help?

Treatment is absolutely proven to help, so make sure you are getting the right treatment. Success rates of addiction treatment will always depend on a number of factors like the type of drug or alcohol addiction, the quality of the treatment, and perhaps most importantly – your commitment to recovery.

It’s estimated that about 40-60% of people who receive treatment for addiction achieve sustained recovery. Especially for stronger addictions like opioids or heavy alcohol use, this can seem like a daunting number. Fortunately there are many proven methods to help overcome substance use disorder.

Still Water Wellness will discuss the best options for you and your family and help you formulate a treatment plan that will best help you. Finding the right treatment plan, something comprehensive and fine-tuned to you as an individual, will set your journey off on the right path.


How likely is a relapse?

Relapses are not uncommon, but they also aren’t the end of the line. Addiction is not something that you can recover from overnight or entirely, it is something that is chronic and will need ongoing support and treatment.

The same numbers, 40%-60% of people, experience a relapse, but that doesn’t mean you’ve failed on your journey. It is merely a roadblock that you can overcome with the right tools and a strong support network.

Still Water Wellness has therapy and counseling that can help you reintegrate into your life. There are services to help you find healthier coping methods, share experiences and advice, learn skills you’ll need outside of facilities and care, and so much more.

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Increasing your chances for success

So how do you find these individualized treatment plans to help you tackle your opioid or other substance abuse? Still Water Wellness is dedicated to the person as a whole. Treatment programs are holistic, treating you and your addictions through multiple channels so you can focus on a full recovery from the ground up.

Sometimes it’s tempting to always find something wrong with a treatment program or hold out for the perfect specialized program, like a women’s addiction treatment center or one that caters specifically to your lifestyle. But at the end of the day, getting help is the most important.


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Knowing that holistic treatment, dual-diagnosis, peer support and accountability are all things that can increase your chances of successful long-term recovery, Still Water Wellness curates your treatment program to focus on you and your individual needs.


Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Many addictions, especially strong opioid addictions, can be treated with medication to help lessen withdrawal symptoms and help minimize cravings both as you detox and in the future of your recovery journey.

These medications are used in conjunction with counseling and therapy to address all the aspects of your addiction.

What medications are used?

There are a number of medications that can be used for medication assisted treatment, but here are the 3 most common:

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  1. Methadone – This medication activates the same receptors as full opioids, but is much easier to control and regulate, allowing for safer weaning and detox.
  2. Buprenorphine – This medication activates the same receptors as opioids but with a milder effect. This can be used as a stepping stone during withdrawal.
  3. Naltrexone – This medication blocks the effects of opioids and prevents them from binding to receptors, which can help sustain long-term recovery by lessening the psychological aspects of substance abuse.

These medications can help you stabilize during detox, retain more during treatment and counseling, reduce overdose risks and health complications, and allow you to focus on your recovery goals.


Counseling and Therapy

MAT is used in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies. Going through drug or alcohol rehab, only to be exposed to the same triggers as before with no new knowledge and coping skills, is a common cause of relapse.

By going through therapy you can really dive into the underlying reasons for your addiction. Is your alcohol abuse something you’re genetically pre-disposed to or is it a way of dealing with past trauma? Is your reliance on drugs due to unfortunate exposure to them early in life or have you picked up substance abuse as a way to deal with stress as an adult?

Every person is different, and every journey is different. Having the perspective of highly-trained therapists and other treatment providers at Still Water Wellness can help you get to the root of the problem and find different, healthier ways to deal with those issues.


Group counseling and a sense of community

After your time as an inpatient is done and you’ve resumed your new addiction-free life, you still don’t have to go it alone. Having a strong community is an integral part of successful long-term recovery. Group counseling sessions and sober living with other inpatients on their own recovery journeys can help you build those necessary relationships that can help keep you accountable and motivated.


You are not your addiction. You are a combination of your mind, body, and soul. All those things come together to make you who you are, and all those things should be treated when you are working on drug and alcohol rehab.Dependencies on opioids, other drugs, and alcohol tend to come hand-in-hand with mental health issues. It doesn’t matter which came first, the addiction or the mental health difficulties, it just matters that you treat them simultaneously to ensure you tackle the addiction in a complete and comprehensive way.

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Finding Peace

Still Water Wellness is about finding peace during your recovery journey. Ideally each patient will have their own “still water” moment where they realize who they are and who they want to become at the end of their journey.

Find your own peace and freedom from addiction at Still Water Wellness Group.