A new development in the field of addiction care is increasing implementation of holistic treatments that approach wellbeing from the perspective of a person’s mind, body, and spirit. Holistic treatment, in this sense, is about the power of whole recovery versus looking at each disparate part.
A complementary treatment strategy is used with traditional therapies to provide people with tools for long-term success in recovery. Holistic addiction treatment is derived from healing practices that are more popular throughout the healthcare industry. When applied to people with addiction, holistic therapies are proven useful in several ways:
- People turn to drug and alcohol abuse for many reasons, most of them not clear
- Sometimes they self-medicate mental illness
- Addiction fills emptiness or manages pain
- The mind, body, spirit connection helps explore origins of substance abuse
People in early recovery often experience a gap between connections in the mind and body. Therapeutic massage can bridge the gap and provide a good treatment option. Massage therapy helps remove toxic build up and improve circulation.
When the spine is not aligned, it can disrupt the flow of transmitters, which causes an imbalance. Localized chiro treatments stimulate the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin, which balances chemicals in the brain to control reward systems. Adjustments help reduce anxiety, increase focus, and improve wellbeing.
Meditation is not a panacea for people in recovery. As part of a comprehensive program, meditation provides increased self-awareness, renewed spiritual connection, increased creativity and decreased negative emotional responses to life’s many stressors. An hour of meditation may reduce pain and help a person manage their life better in recovery. Integrated, holistic treatment in general focuses on every part of a person’s recovery. From the inside out, the focus is on helping the person achieve wellness and healing that keeps them moving forward in recovery. With the right support, people can find hope for a better future, clean, sober and more healthy than they ever thought possible.
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