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Various addiction treatments in Vancouver

There are as many types of treatment as there are types of addictions. Drinking and drug addiction are the two most common forms of addiction in Canada. In Vancouver, these two are given the most attention by public and private sectors. There are rehabilitation centers that offer highly effective treatments for addiction.

First of these is the biophysical treatment. This is a form of drug addiction therapy that addresses the physical aspects of addiction. While other forms of treatment deal with the psychological effects to the patient, the biophysical therapy focuses on the body’s automatic responses to drugs, such as withdrawal. In that regard, the negative effects that the patients endure during rehabilitation are also lessened. This treatment makes for an easier rehabilitation process to drug addicts in Vancouver.

The biophysical treatment, like all other forms of drug addiction treatment, can take anywhere from three to six months. Outpatient treatments are perfect for mild cases of addiction, while residential inpatient treatments are more suited for patients with severe addiction. The good thing is that there are many available treatments for drug patients in Canada. That being said, rehabilitation is generally a painless process, and requires very little expenses and hassle to the family of the patient.

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Specializing in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction, Cedars at Cobble Hill also provide treatment for other process addictions including eating disorders and gambling.