Delano Recovery Center Frequently Asked Questions
What is drug addiction treatment?
The goal of drug addiction treatment is to help people who abuse drugs to stop use. For many people, treatment will be a long-term process. It may include admittance to a recovery center like Delano if the abuse is severe enough. Successful treatments usually include different types of therapy, medication or a combination.
Is drug addiction treatment effective?
Most people who get into and stay in treatment will stop using drugs. They will also see a decrease in criminal activity. Appropriate treatment for the individual is essential for them to be successful. At Delano, we care for the person as a whole – mind, body, and spirit – for them to lead a life without drug use. With the proper combination of medications and therapy, a patient has a high chance of managing their illness.
How can people be sure they stay in treatment?
Those with drug addiction who enter rehab need to be ready to quit. This motivation will lead to a higher probability of success. When a team is prepared to tackle severe medical or mental illness, success is more likely. In these cases, intensive interventions may be needed.
How can I get more information about treatment options?
We know how important it is for you to find the right care for you or your loved one. The process can be complicated. Though we know that Delano is a highly successful program, we know that you must choose what is best for you. The following online resources will be helpful as you decide about next steps:
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- The National Alliance on Mental Illness
- The American Society of Addiction Medicine
- The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
I’m worried about becoming addicted to medications prescribed while in treatment. Can it happen?
This is a very normal concern. The short answer is yes. However, at Delano, we place our patients under careful monitoring by medical staff. We properly screen patients before giving any medication. We also are sure to provide proper dosages and adjust as needed. In aftercare, we continue to observe our patients.
Is Delano Recovery Center the right treatment center for me?
Delano has successfully treated patients since 2011. It is estimated that 90 percent of people who need drug rehab do not receive it. We know that we can treat those battling addiction with the proper treatment and care. Most importantly, we want people who need rehab to get it.