Addiction is overwhelming, it can seem impossible to quit, withdrawal symptoms can send you back time and time again. Faith-based rehab centers in Rhode Island have helped thousands with their recovery needs. In 2010 Rhode Island had 10,147 admissions for drug and alcohol addiction treatment according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. Many of those seeking help we also looking for spiritual guidance, choosing to enter into a faith-based rehab center for their recovery.
What is a faith-based rehab center?
Faith-based rehab centers are designed for those looking for a spiritual way of dealing with their addiction, a recovery based on their faith, that God will help them successfully recover from their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. When entering into a faith-based rehab center, just as with most other treatment facilities, you will go through an assessment process. This helps the Doctors and staff to determine the severity of your addiction and set up a proper treatment plan. Faith-based rehab centers will help you heal your body, mind and soul.
Healing of the Body
Medical Detox is extremely important in the recovery process. Detox allows your body to be cleansed of any chemicals and toxins related to drug and/or alcohol abuse. This is the withdrawal period, the symptoms of withdrawal can become rather painful and cravings can seem unbearable. These feelings have long been a deterrent for quitting, in medical detox under the supervision of a Doctor you can receive a non-addictive prescription medication to lessen the effects of withdrawal. Throughout this process their will be Christian Doctors and staff there 24-7 to assist you in any way, medical or spiritual.
Healing of the Mind
Through your stay at a faith-based rehab center you will go to therapy and counseling sessions; behavioral modification therapy, group and individual christian counseling. These sessions will help you get to the cause of your addiction and work through it. You will relearn how to live without drugs and/or alcohol, how to deal with life’s stress with spiritual guidance. In group therapy you will be given a purpose, each addict is there to help the other, you can do something good for someone else helping the healing process. Throughout all of your counseling and therapy sessions you will be give spiritual guidance, helping you to restore your faith in God.
Healing of the Soul
Daily meditation and pray will too help you restore your faith in God as well as help you find inner peace. You will develop new coping mechanisms that will help you heal from the inside – out. Regular visits to a house of worship will help you with your faith as well, you will pray with others and figure out your path in life. Sobriety is a gift from God, the Doctors and staff of a faith-based rehab program will help you learn the tools needed to maintain this gift.