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A quality drug rehab program doesn’t focus on one area of treatment. This is because addiction affects more than one part of you. Drug and alcohol dependency impact your physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health. Therefore, the right treatment addresses all of those components to foster complete healing. Holistic addiction treatment can be a great addition to traditional treatment models as well.
Overall, traditional rehab models involve both individual and group therapy. This is key for helping people uncover deep-seated issues that contribute to addictive behavior. Practicing self-honesty is something they may not have done while abusing drugs and alcohol.
Today, more rehab facilities are incorporating holistic addiction treatment alongside psychotherapy. Also known as alternative treatments, they’re growing in popularity as many centers take an integrative treatment approach.
A balance of holistic therapy and traditional talk therapy works well for those working to overcome addiction. Additionally, it’s easy to continue with holistic treatment as part of ongoing recovery. You’ll be able to manage your stress levels better, thus reducing the likelihood of relapse.
There are many types of holistic therapy, including:
When you engage in holistic therapy, you focus on the present moment. For instance, if you take a hike along wooded trails, you’re encouraged to consider the beauty around you—something you may never notice. In addition, meditation allows you to focus on your breathing.
Other types of holistic treatments include art and music therapy, fitness therapy, and tai chi. You’ll be given free reign to express your creative side, something that may have been stifled during addiction.
Further, you’ll begin to appreciate how good it feels to be healthy. Eating nutritious, well-rounded meals gives you the strength and energy necessary to lead a healthier life.
Once you see how great it feels to be drug- and alcohol-free, you’ll appreciate how important self-care is. Thus, as you continue with your recovery, you should feel the motivation to take excellent care of yourself.
You can keep practicing whichever holistic therapies you love most. For example, if you love nature, be sure to go outside as often as possible. If you find the most relaxation in a soothing massage, treat yourself whenever you can.
Addiction robs you of your time. Once you’re sober, don’t continue to neglect yourself. Now, you can be present in the memorable moments you’ve been missing.
At Hawaii Island Recovery in Kailua-Kona, we offer progressive addiction treatment. We combine evidence-based treatment with experiential and integrative models. Our qualified professionals address all components of addiction, including the physical, emotional, and psychological.
We take a holistic approach to treatment and offer unique dolphin and equine therapy programs. All of this takes place in a tranquil, serene rehabilitative environment. Our residential facility accepts men and women, and we maintain a discrete setting to ensure each client’s privacy.
Our services include:
You deserve continual health and healing. Don’t let drug and alcohol abuse rob you of another precious minute. If you or a loved one needs help overcoming addiction, reach out to us today at 866-390-5070. We’re always ready to walk with you on the road to recovery.