Substance abuse starts as self-medication for loneliness, anxiety, and other mental health problems. As addiction takes hold the user begins to lose interest in relationships and activities they once enjoyed. The fun, appealing qualities of the drug quickly fade as physical health, relationships, and careers fall apart. No matter how much a user wants to quit, their desire to satisfy cravings, suppress withdrawal symptoms, and temporarily escape their problems is almost always stronger. They need help to overcome addiction. Morningside Recovery helps clients achieve lasting recovery by treating underlying psychological reasons for addiction in a supportive and open environment.
The freedom really helps. It’s more transitional and you’re not completely cooped up and that really helped me. Being able to talk to family more than 15 minutes a week was really helpful as well. And the fact that Morningside focuses on the mental health aspect and the underlying issues really separates it from the other treatment centers I was at.
Morningside Alumni, April 2014
*Detoxification services are not provided at Morningside Recovery facilities. We work closely with local, fully licensed detoxification centers that provide the highest level of care to our clients. If a client requires detoxification and is admitting to any of Morningside’s programs, our clinical team will follow the client’s detoxification treatment at these local facilities. If the detoxification period is to exceed 72 hours, we will also begin private therapy and other treatment services at the designated location. Our consulting physician and psychiatrist will also follow each client’s case at this outside center in order to ensure a smooth transition into any of our many levels of care. Although outcome studies have shown significant increase in client success when receiving full or extended treatment services after detoxification, if you require only a detoxification without further treatment, we are happy to refer you to one of the highly regarded and trusted detoxification facilities that we utilize.