How do I know if I or my loved one has an addiction?
There are major signs to look for if your loved one is using drugs and alcohol. An addiction can stop you from working, make you miss family events, and even cost you your job. But sometimes, it can be so hidden that you and your family miss the entire thing until it is too late. Some signs of addiction include:
- Missing work or losing your job
- Missing family events, including graduations, school functions, and more.
- Hiding drugs/alcohol or your phone (social media, shopping, and sex addiction)
- Sleeping more than normal
- Red eyes, bloodshot eyes (depending on progression teeth and gum issues)
- Not eating/ overeating
- Disappearing for days at a time
- Asking for money or financial help
Why does in-home addiction treatment work? Simply put, having an addiction treatment team come to you makes the difference. Recovering from drugs, alcohol or mental illness in your home surroundings is the easiest and most effective way to get your life back. By allowing the Sober on Demand team to assist you in your real-world environment you will handle triggers and vices as they arise in real-time and learn real-life coping mechanisms, unlike the fantasy role play that you did in the inpatient drug and alcohol treatment setting.
Can addiction treatment center come to me? Sober on Demand can bring our alternative program to you. We work with select nurses and doctors that can offer private medical detox in the comfort of your own home. We have the only concierge alternative to treatment and our professionals like recovery coaches, sobriety coaches, sober companions, and addiction counseling services right to your doorstep. We can also handle mental health issues like anxiety, depression ADD, and more. We offer a holistic approach with yoga, personal training services, and even The Recovery Brain Health Method to help heal your body inside and out, with a complete package of mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and chemical healing.
Why does traditional drug and alcohol treatment fail? Most substance use disorder treatment facilities fail because they are not customized to the client. In a 30-day residential stay you may receive 4 hours total of individual therapy and that is not enough to tackle your addiction root cause issues. Also, most traditional treatment centers are based on the Minnesota Model which is 12 step absence based ‘give your will up to God’ concept, and they do not utilize the science we have today, like The Brain Health Recovery Method, to help heal the neurotransmitters in your brain that have been damaged by drugs and alcohol.