Crestview Recovery from Addiction

Information on Crestview Recovery from Addiction

Drug addiction recovery is a life-long journey. When armed with the proper tools, however, recovery is possible. To learn more about Crestview recovery from addiction, call WhiteSands Treatment Center at (877) 855-3470.   


Crestview recovery from addiction wants to assure your comfort and safety during this trying time. Withdrawal symptoms can be savage and overwhelming. When individuals attempt to detox in their homes, they may return to using drugs in order to ease the pain from the withdrawal symptoms.

Crestview center for addiction recovery understands that medically managed withdrawal is sometimes necessary. In a medically managed situation, medical staff will administer medications in order to help ease the symptoms of drug withdrawal.


Centers typically house patients two-to-a-room. The reason for this is to avoid isolation and promote positive behaviors. For some people, a roommate is an unwanted nuisance. If you really cannot fathom sharing a room, you can ask what they can do for you. Be aware that many rehab centers require this.

Upon entering treatment, you will receive a psychological and medical evaluation. It is best to be as honest as possible during these conversations. People enter rehab to get better – hindering the process will only hurt the individual.  From this information, a treatment program is designed specifically for you.

At Crestview recovery from addiction, one will receive nutritious meals and medications (and rest) to help one transition as smoothly as possible. Group therapy (among peers) has proven to be an effective treatment option for addicts. In this setting, addicts can open up about their addiction and share with others who are going through their own struggle with addiction.

At a Crestview center for addiction recovery you can look forward to other types of therapy, such as:

  • Individual behavioral therapy. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) may be one of the most effective methods used in rehab centers. This type of therapy hones in on the individuals’ behavioral responses to specified triggers. This is crucial to drug addiction recovery. Once the triggers are identified, the therapist can steer one towards healthier responses to the triggers.

These sessions are one-on-one and a person should feel free to open up and be as honest as they can be, share their fears and concerns, so that the therapist is able to do their job and provide tools for them to be able to respond to sources of anxiety.

  • Specialized sessions. Some centers provide specialized therapy sessions that can be tailored for anything. Some people need anger management, grief counseling, or stress counseling to help individuals improve their ability to deal with issues without using drugs.
  • Family therapy. Oftentimes when addiction is present, the family will suffer. This type of therapy can be crucial for the individual because family relationships have typically suffered. Crestview recovery from addiction understands that addiction affects the entire family. Co-dependent relationships form, enabling ensues as does anger and resentment.
  • Group therapy. Group therapy provides a camaraderie among the addicts in recovery. For the sake of emotional healing, individuals should share. A sense of fellowship often develops and as trust grows, members become more open in the meetings and the people develop a sincere compassion for one another.

Rehab centers oftentimes host guest speakers who share their own stories. These sessions offer residents a sense of hope. Some speakers talk about certain issues like re-building careers after treatment, and others simply give inspirational speeches.

Other forms of therapy, depending upon the rehab center, offer alternative therapies including:

  • Equine therapy
  • Exercise programs
  • Neurofeedback
  • Dance therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy

During free time, residents can choose to do what they please, such as reading a book, swimming, or playing basketball.



If you or a loved one needs help with abuse and/or treatment, please call the WhiteSands Treatment at (877) 855-3470. Our addiction specialists can assess your recovery needs and help you get the addiction treatment that provides the best chance for your long-term recovery.

About the Author

is a proud alumni member of WhiteSands Treatment. After living a life of chaos, destruction and constant let downs, Mark was able to make a complete turnaround that sparked a new way of life. He is serious about his recovery along with helping others. At WhiteSands Treatment, we offer support to you in your homes or when you are out living in your daily lives.