The state of North Dakota’s Faith-based Rehab Centers are offering those with substance abuse problems or addiction a safe and secure, spiritual environment to recover in. In 2010 there was 2,478 people entered treatment for both alcohol and drug addiction treatment, according to the Substance Abuse Treatment Episode Data Set. Many of which chose to enter into on of the states many faith-based rehab centers. These rehab centers are run by Christian Doctors and staff that full understand addiction, they have been highly trained in Chemical Dependency. Not only do the staff off the patients medical care and support through their recovery, they offer spiritual guidance; helping to heal the mind, body and soul.
Common Aspects of Faith-Based Rehab Centers
The medical detoxification process cleanses the body of any chemicals and toxins related to drug and/or alcohol abuse. A non-addictive prescription medication is provided to those who want it, under the supervision of a Doctor only. This medication helps to control the patients cravings and withdrawal symptoms that can vary in severity. With 24-7 staffing, the Doctors and staff offer their support to the patient both medically and spiritually.
Behavioral Modification Therapy
Behavioral Modification therapy helps the patient relearn how to live their life without drugs and/or alcohol. The patient learns a great deal of techniques that can help them control cravings and maintain sober living.
Group Counseling with a Christian Counselor
Group counseling helps patients to find common ground with others fighting addiction. This process also allows the patients to help others, giving them a purpose so to speak. The counseling techniques used incorporate Christianity with the recovery process.
Individual Counseling with a Christian Counselor
Individual counseling is designed to help the patient get to the root cause of their addiction and work through it as well as any other issues they may want to address. This process is also lead by a Christian Counselor offering spiritual guidance and advice.
Daily meditation and Prayer
The goal of daily meditation and prayer is to help the patient get right with God once again, to find inner peace and a way of dealing with life’s stress without using drugs or alcohol to coupe.
This are just some general aspects of faith-based rehab centers in North Dakota, they have a lot more to offer to those looking to recover from their addiction as well as spiritual heal.