Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy available at many drug rehab centers. The goal is to help clients achieve and maintain a drug-free lifestyle upon the completion of the custom treatment program.
Of the 3,365 admissions to Union County substance abuse treatment centers in 2016, 169 of them were from Rahway.1 In 59 of these treatment admissions—or approximately one-third—heroin was the drug of choice. Alcohol was the main cause of treatment for 31% of all Rahway treatment admissions that year.1
For substance use disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one type of therapeutic approach available in rehab.2 Research offers strong support for its use in alcohol use disorders and other drug-using groups.2 In CBT sessions, participants learn various skills to change maladaptive behavioral patterns, such as cocaine abuse, along with the issues that often accompany it.3 By enhancing self-control, individuals learn to develop coping strategies, including identifying situations that increase their changes of relapsing, learning how to avoid them, and coping with drug cravings.3 Depending on the person’s needs, CBT may pair with medications and other behavioral therapies.3
Learn more about CBT and other aspects of treatment programs near Rahway, New Jersey or other local facilities by looking through our directory. Substance abuse recovery is not easy but it is possible.
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