Substance Use Disorders

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

Addiction is a chronic condition and is defined by a physical and psychological dependence on alcohol or drugs. It oftentimes involves a pattern of relapse. Substance use disorders affect a personal thinking patterns, emotions, and behaviors. It is common for people with addictions to be aware of the problem, but struggle with stopping the behavior on their own.

Treatment for alcohol and substance use disorder can will be determined based on your individual needs. Services that I provide may include counseling, learning coping skills to manage cravings, developing healthy habits, treatment for mental health problems such as depression, and formulating a relapse prevention plan. If it is decided that a higher level of care is necessary to address symptoms such withdrawal, I can assist you in finding the proper care such a suitable residential treatment center. During the initial assessment phase of your treatment, we will determine the extent of your issue with substances to determine your needs and the appropriate level of care.

Below are some of the criteria or symptoms that might indicate a possible issue with substances:

Using more or longer than intended
Failed attempts to cut down or stop using
Continued use despite problems at home, work, or school
Using in hazardous situations such as driving or using machinery
Spending a lot of time using, obtaining, or recovering from the use of the drug
Increased tolerance
Withdrawal symptoms such as trouble sleeping or shakiness

At Landmark Therapy, LLC we strive to provide services and support for as many circumstances as possible. Though not an extensive list, here are some additional situations for which we provide therapy:

  • Grieving
  • Anger
  • Client/Family Relationships
  • Chronic Pain
  • Co-occurring Disorders
  • Communication issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Mood Disorders
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Social Problems
  • Self-control/impulse Issues