Habitual Drug Use: Breaking the Cycle

In March 4, 2016

Drug addiction is a complicated disease which affects the addict’s brain in several ways. Drug use may start out as a voluntary experiment, but as time goes on any person struggling with addiction will eventually lose the choice of whether or not they want to use. Habitual Drug Use

Drug addiction is a problem that affects everyone the person comes into contact with. That’s why people come to the Malibu addiction center at the Seasons in Malibu. We are a treatment center which is a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers and bring our own treatment approaches for those who are looking to break free of their addiction.

Difference in Drug Addiction Treatment

Clients at Seasons in Malibu enter our Malibu addiction center with the knowledge that there is hope for them to break the cycle of addiction. Through a personalized treatment plan each client is afforded the opportunity to assess the issues that they are deal with while learning healthy coping mechanism with which to deal with their issues. Group sessions are paired with each client’s treatment plan in order to address their own issues.

At our Malibu addiction center our dedicated staff of doctors and treatment professionals takes pride in their work and in helping their patients to receive a strong education in addiction and how to address it in a healthy manner.

Why Do Some People Get Habitual Drug Use, But Not Others?

Addiction risk factors are influenced by many things including:

  • Genetics
  • Social environment
  • Age
  • Personality

For instance, a person’s environment is a major factor in their risk for drug addiction. If a person has experienced damaging emotional trauma from alcoholic parents for instance, the chances of the behaviors being replicated increase at a great number.

The bottom line is that in today’s world there are many people suffering from drug addiction and at our Malibu addiction center at Seasons in Malibu, we work to help our clients overcome the odds to live a clean and sober lifestyle.

By Dr. Reuben Vaisman-Tzachor

Primary Therapist