Factors to Consider in Choosing the Most Effective Rehab Program

Dual Diagnosis: If your teen has been diagnosed with depression, ADHD, an eating disorder, anger issues, anxiety or another social, behavioral or psychological disorder, you want to look for a rehab equipped to handle dual diagnosis. Addiction worsens the characteristics of mental illness and mental illnesses increases cravings for drugs of addiction, it is essential to treat both issues simultaneously.

Education: Look for a rehab that offers low student to teacher ratios where your teen can get individual attention and a curriculum customized to their needs.

Family Program: Although it doesn’t always feel like it, parents continue to play the singular most important role of influence in their teens lives, and that influence must continue through rehab for the treatment to be successful. Issues do not heal overnight or magically disappear with addiction treatment. Family therapy provides a therapeutic forum to work through their issues and learn how to effectively communicate.

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