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Substance Abuse in NY recovery home
Substance abuse is a pattern of harmful use of any substance for mood-altering purposes. Substance use disorder is an illness that can affect anyone: rich or poor, male or female, employed or unemployed, young or old, and any race or ethnicity. Nobody knows for sure exactly what causes it, but the chance of developing a substance use disorder depends partly on genetics—biological traits passed down through families. New York recovery home helps you to provide the best treatment of substance abuse disorder.
Medical defines drug abuse as “the use of illicit drugs or the abuse of prescription or over the counter drugs for purposes other than those for which they are indicated or in a manner or in quantities other than directed. One of the most important signs of substance addiction or dependence is continued use of drugs or alcohol despite experiencing the serious negative consequences of heavy drug or alcohol use.
Alcoholism and drug dependence and addiction, known as substance use disorders, are complex problems. People with these disorders once were thought to have a character defect or moral weakness; some people mistakenly still believe that. However, most scientists and medical researchers now consider dependence on alcohol or drugs to be a long-term illness, like asthma, hypertension (high blood pressure), or diabetes. Most people who drink alcohol drink very little, and many people can stop taking drugs without struggle. However, some people develop substance use disorder use of alcohol or drugs that is compulsive or dangerous.
New York Recovery home treatment is just the first step to recovery. During this process family members sometimes have mixed feelings. You may feel exhausted, angry, relieved, worried, and afraid that, if this doesn’t work, nothing will. You may feel as if you are walking on eggshells and that, if you do something wrong, you may cause your loved one to relapse. It is important for you to remember that you cannot cause a relapse only the person who takes a drug or picks up a drink is responsible for that.
New York Recovery Home staff is professional, responsive, and mindful of the challenges people with addictions face of substance abuse. When you come to our home, you become a part of our extended family. You may need very practical help while your family member is in treatment.