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Addiction Therapy: Why Trauma Informed Care Matters

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Addiction Therapy: Why Trauma Informed Care Matters

If you or someone you love struggles with drug addiction, you may be aware of a trauma-informed care treatment approach. Trauma-informed care operates under the assumption that most people have suffered trauma at some point in their lives. Trauma can present itself in several ways. One of those ways is drug and alcohol abuse. Trauma-informed care can be a useful approach in addressing the underlying issues that leads individuals to struggle with addiction.

What Is Trauma-Informed Care?

Trauma-informed care is a modality of treatment that educates staff and patients on trauma and how it can affect behavior, attitude, and experience. We understand that many clients come to us wondering, “What is trauma-informed care?” This type of treatment is fairly new in the healthcare industry and is still a foreign concept to many. When we treat our clients, it’s key that we work through trauma, unraveling it’s relationship to addiction. We understand that shame, embarrassment, and fear can come with sharing trauma. Thus, we’re here to help our clients through trauma in a safe and respectful space.

When you come to Red Oak Recovery® for addiction rehabilitation, we’ll help to answer the question, “What is trauma-informed care?” before your therapy begins. It’s important to us to inform you through every facet of your treatment. We’re here to help, but you’re the one in charge of your recovery. This applies to trauma-informed therapy as well. While trauma is not your fault, it is your responsibility to facilitate your recovery. We’re here to help. We’ll work with you to help you understand your trauma and the effect it has on your life and well-being. Getting through trauma is hard work, and there’s no need to go through it alone.

Treatment At Red Oak Recovery®

At Red Oak Recovery®, we appreciate the fact that our clients come from many different backgrounds. We recognize that trauma is often a key player in the factors that create the disease of addiction. If you’re wondering, “what is trauma-informed care?” we’re happy to explain that we take a trauma-informed approach in all our modalities of treatment. We offer many different therapies at Red Oak Recovery®, including:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
  • Individual, group, and family counseling
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Wilderness therapy
  • Nutritional therapy

Of course, your experience with trauma and addiction will guide your treatment plan. You will work with one of our counselors to create a treatment plan that makes sense for you at the beginning of your recovery. We’ll be here for you every step of the way, from the moment you make the first phone call to the day you enroll in our aftercare program. We know that asking for help is a big step, and we’re proud of you for reaching out for more information.

Get Trauma-Informed Care At Red Oak Recovery®

Now that you know the answer to the question, “What is trauma informed care?” it may be time for you to get the help you need. We know that it isn’t easy to reach out and ask for help for drug and alcohol addiction. If you’re researching various modalities of treatment, there’s likely a part of you that is ready to get help. Call Red Oak Recovery® today at 866.457.7590 to talk with a member of our enrollment team about how our rehabilitative services may be helpful for you. A life in recovery is possible, and it starts with picking up the phone. You don’t have to figure out the path to recovery alone, Red Oak Recovery® is here to help.