Busting Some Of the Most Infamous Myths Surrounding Addiction
What Is Addiction?
Addiction & Recovery Myths, Debunked
Drug addiction is voluntary.
People with addiction need to hit rock bottom to seek help.
Addiction only affects weak people.
You should quit cold turkey.
Relapse = failure.
MAT switches one addiction for another.
Treatment is too expensive.
There are plenty of budget-friendly options and payment plans available at some treatment centers (as well as free 12 step groups). Many inpatient and outpatient programs are even covered by some types of insurance.
Addiction is just as serious and complicated as any other disease. To fight it, you have to understand what you’re dealing with and receive the appropriate treatment. While it can be hard to beat addiction, it is definitely possible and will be completely worth it.
One important thing for people struggling with addiction to remember is that they are not alone. From their friends and family to members of support groups, there are plenty of people who care about them and can help them along the way.
If you or a loved one are looking to enter into substance abuse treatment, call us today 267.719.8689.