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Substance Use

Alcohol and Drug Treatments at WellBridge Greater Dallas

Substance use conditions occur when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically and functionally significant impairment, such as health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school or home. According to the DSM-5, a diagnosis of substance use disorder is based on evidence of impaired control, social impairment, risky use and pharmacological criteria.

Substance use and addiction are powerful and difficult conditions to treat. Specialized treatment plans ensure that the care received in our treatment programs is customized to meet the individual needs of the patient, through each phase of recovery. Medically supervised detox is available to help individuals safely withdraw from the substance prior to restorative treatment. Treatment for alcohol and/or drug addiction involves a combination behavioral and holistic therapies, wellness education, recreational activities and medication if necessary.

Treatment for Many Common Substance Use Conditions:


Alcohol Addiction

Alcoholism, like other drug addictions, is medically defined as a chronic, progressive and potentially fatal disease. Our treatment options focus on rehab and relapse prevention to help patients maintain long-term sobriety. Treatment for alcohol addiction involves a combination behavioral and holistic therapies, wellness education, recreational activities and medication.

Illicit Drug Use

Detox, substance use programs and rehab services are available for the following addictions:

  • Opiates, including heroin
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Stimulants
  • Hallucinogens
  • Others

Prescription Drug Addiction

Use of prescription medication, whether prescribed or abused, can lead to dependence on a drug.

Commonly misused drugs include: 

Stimulants: Adderall, Biphetamine and Dexedrine, Concerta, Metadate, Quillivant and Ritalin.

Depressants / Benzodiazepines: Amytal, Nembutal, Phenobarbital, Seconal, Ativan, Halcion, Klonopin, Librium, Valium and Xanax.

Opioids / Painkillers: Dilaudid, Morphine, Opana, Vicodin, Hydrocodone, Percocet, Oxycodone, Fentanyl and Codeine.

Treatment for Substance Use and Addictions Can Include:

  • Detox
  • Inpatient rehabilitation
  • Group therapy
  • Addiction education
  • Family counseling and education
  • Intensive outpatient treatment and relapse prevention
  • Discharge planning and continued support
  • Community resources and recovery support groups
  • Yoga therapy, art therapy, music therapy, pet therapy, recreation therapy
  • Mindfulness education, fitness and wellness education, nutrition education

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