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    Calling For Nephew Struggling With A Heroin Addiction & Has Negative Experiences With Traditional Rehabs

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    Calling For Nephew Struggling With A Heroin Addiction & Has Negative Experiences With Traditional Rehabs

    Caller: Uncle to 26-year-old male

    Problem: Heroin addiction

    Seeking: Alternative options to traditional 12 step rehab

    Reason(s): The person making the call is the uncle for his 26-year-old nephew that is struggling with a heroin addiction. The uncle is calling because the nephew is unwilling to speak to anyone that is involved in rehabilitation after his last experience with the traditional 12-step program. The caller states that his nephew is interested in living a clean, sober life, but whenever the symptoms of withdrawal kick in, (he described muscle spasms, dilated pupils, stomach cramps, a runny nose, elevated heart rate and blood pressure, chills despite warm weather) he gives up. The uncle says that he believes the desire to rid himself of the addiction is there for his nephew, but he is not mentally and physically strong enough to do so. He believes his nephew is currently stealing to support his habit and he wants his nephew to get clean in a program where he will not only get constant guidance, but will also be aided through the initial difficult stages of detoxification. After discussing some of the options that are available, the caller decided that biophysical detoxification sounded like it might have the best chance of succeeding. He wanted to make sure that there are no religious undertones and that it was not “the type of treatment that only works because they are trying to make people feel bad.” He is going to discuss the options with his nephew and will call back for more information.

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    2 Responses to “Calling For Nephew Struggling With A Heroin Addiction & Has Negative Experiences With Traditional Rehabs”

    1. First, I would like to applaud the uncle for being such a caring person, looking after the problems that his nephew is in right now. Seldom, we find people who cares this much. Secondly, the uncle is right for seeking an alternative solution to get rid of heroin addiction. Believe me, addiction is not just a mind over matter type thing, it also involves our physical system, so the entire body must be cleansed too. One of our family members suffered, much the same way as what this uncle is talking about, almost the same symptoms with his nephew. We’d been in and out of rehab centers, until finally, we decided to bring her to get help from a rehab center that offered all natural complete body cleansing as our last and final move to help her out. Luckily, she recovered faster than we expected. She is now happily working and starting to live a more fruitful life.

    2. I agree. Uncle, you are on the right path with biophysical. Where the traditional method has not worked, we were very successful with a dear friend of ours going through a biophysical program for the same addiction. He now leads a very successful business and family life. My hope is that your nephew is ready and loves the idea, and is grateful for your care. Best wishes!

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    The traditional 12 step approach looks at drug and alcohol addiction as an incurable disease. This disheartens many and makes people feel as though they are at a constant disadvantage when battling addiction. Non-traditional programs treat drug and alcohol addiction as a serious problem that can be fully addressed and resolved through treatment that is based on science and empirical evidence.
    The issue with 12 step programs is that they were the first real drug and alcohol addiction treatment offered to the public. Because many realize that addiction is something that they cannot overcome by themselves, popularity boomed quickly. While the research now shows 12 step programs are almost as effective as doing nothing at all, they are still the first name associated with drug addiction by virtue of "being first."
    Not all non 12 step programs are the same, which makes it important to find the right program for you or your loved one. It is important to find a long-term, holistic treatment option that treats each patient as an individual.
    It is impossible to determine exactly how much non 12 step treatment costs without knowing more specifics about the prospective patient. Some programs charge more than others do. This again highlights the importance of finding a program that not only meets your needs, but is also affordable. Fortunately, many programs work with a sliding pay scale or allow you to pay for treatment in installments.
    This depends on the programs and on your insurance. More and more insurance companies are realizing the need for proper alternative drug treatment and extending coverage. This is due to the better results offered by a holistic approach and the financial benefits of most patients not relapsing.
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