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Unless you’ve been formally diagnosed with an addiction disorder, we can’t advise that you need help with your addiction. However, in this case, it’s best to listen to your gut. If you feel that you have a problem with addiction or substance abuse, you probably do. If that’s true for you, it is highly likely that you would benefit from treatment.

Addiction is a complex issue; it affects people from all levels of society. Addiction can be triggered by any number of reasons – genetics, life events, trauma, or even stress. Some people may exhibit thrill-seeking behaviors that have lead them to addiction while others have succumbed to societal pressures. Still others may have begun abusing alcohol or other substances as a way to cope with daily stressors. Some people use drugs or alcohol and never develop an addiction while others fall slowly or quickly into a habit and then addiction.

Admissions Getting Started

It’s suggested that 1 in 10 Americans suffer from the progressive drug or alcohol addiction diseases. Addiction has many defining or tell-tale characteristics. Often, those who are in full-blown dependency or addiction will continue to use alcohol and/or drugs despite facing negative consequences.

A clear indicator that you are suffering from the disease of addiction is wanting to stop and failing to do so on your own. When you find yourself in a cycle of wanting to quit and get better but being unable to, it is time to get help with your addiction. Because addiction may have wreaked havoc in your personal life, destroying friendships, careers, alienating family support, you may feel as though you are trapped with no way to get out. Fortunately, at Chiron, we understand that this is a place where many of our clients find themselves in and we are committed to helping you become untangled from your addiction so that you can move on with your life.

If you are still not convinced that you need help with your addition, think about the following questions. Don’t forget, to be honest with yourself along the way.

  • Do you hide your drugs or alcohol, containers, paraphernalia, etc. to keep others from seeing it?
  • Have you experienced changes in your group of friends or social network?
  • Have you backed out of prior commitments to use drugs or alcohol instead?
  • Have you experienced a decline in your performance at school, work, or in your home life?
  • Have you experienced a sudden change in your weight or appetite?
  • Have you noticed severe or sudden mood changes, mood swings, or a shift aware from your normal personality or temperament?
  • Have you started to use alcohol or drugs more often, or at earlier times of the day than previously?
  • Has your tolerance to drugs or alcohol steadily increased over time?
  • Do you feel bad or experience any negative symptoms when you stop use or can’t find a way to get drugs or alcohol?

This isn’t an exhaustive list nor should it be used in place of a full clinical evaluation by a medical professional. However, if you found yourself answering yes to some, all, or many of these questions, there’s a good indication that you could benefit from rehabilitation treatment. We at Chiron consider addiction to be a disease, not a character flaw. We celebrate all people, young and old, rich, and poor, from all corners of the earth, for what they are – individuals with unique needs who shouldn’t be lumped into a single defining category.

If you’ve come this far, don’t stop now. A new life is waiting for you on the other side, with the support and encouragement you need, you can get there.

Getting Started with The Admissions Process

To make treatment accessible, we have dedicated staff members to take your call twenty-four hours a day. For assistance with the admissions process, please call us directly at (999) 999-9999.

To get started with the admissions process, just keep reading.

We’ve done our best to make our admissions process as accessible and easy as possible. You can begin the process online or by calling our caring intake staff directly. Over the phone, you’ll be advised about how you can expect the process to go and how long it will take.

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If you or your loved one are not ready to make the commitment now, we strongly urge you to call anyway. We care about providing you with as much information and resources as possible to help ease the strain of finding treatment as well as to help you see that getting treatment isn’t as scary as you might think. We are happy to answer any questions you may have, walk you through the process of admissions, and give you further information on what you can expect from treatment.

If you choose to go forward with the admissions process, our intake specialists will get some much-needed information from you about yourself or your loved one. They will advise you about the necessary documentation that is required as well as insurance and billing information. It’s important to provide as much information as possible with as much accuracy as possible. Some key information we will want to collect from you can be found below:

  • Medical History
  • Drug/substance of choice
  • Family situation
  • Work situation
  • Home life and obligations
  • Income and insurance information

This process can take some time over the phone and if you are located in our area, we always welcome you to come in for admissions information and screening in person. It can be helpful to gather as much information and necessary documentation as possible before starting the admissions process but it can always be gathered along the way. Our specialists will be there with you every step of the way. We want to help in any way we can, let us know how we can be of assistance to you.

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