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The best substance abuse treatment programs for teens and young adults around Dist of Columbia are found through residential treatment centers, outpatient treatment programs, or hospital inpatient programs. The top programs provide integrated evidence-based treatment for clients with specific problems. For example, troubled teens with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders need a comprehensive treatment program that deals with both issues simultaneously. There are different types of programs specifically designed for the following groups; adolescents, court-referred individuals, gay and lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered clients (LGBT).

Best Substance Abuse Treatment Programs in Dist of Columbia for Troubled Boys & Girls 

Parents of troubled teens take notice... substance abuse issues do not "go away" and usually do not get better without professional therapeutic intervention.  If you are a parent of a troubled teenager and you suspect that your child is dealing with substance abuse or addiction issues, the time to act is now.  Call the admissions specialists of Therapy Insider.  We can help you find the perfect substance abuse treatment program near Dist of Columbia.  Call 888-973-3478.

The best substance abuse treatment centers of Dist of Columbia use the most advanced therapeutic modalities to arrest the drug and alcohol related abuse issues. The best programs do not mess around, and they are geared toward 100% success.  Why the since of urgency? The teen's brain is still growing and developing.  The last thing a teenager (or parents) wants is a brain permanently stunted by drug and alcohol abuse.  The injuries to the brain of a troubled teenager who is abusing drugs is permenant. Meaning, when the brain of a teen is injured through drug abuse the damage is forever.

Therapy Insider serves parents of troubled teens suffering from alcohol or drug abuse or addiction. We believe that the top programs are based on the 12-Steps (Narcotics Anonymous).  The best substance abuse treatment programs for teens around Dist of Columbia are short-term but intense programs.  There are several types to choose from: residential treatment centers, outpatient treatment programs, or hospital inpatient programs. The top programs provide integrated evidence-based treatment for clients with specific problems.

Troubled teens with with co-occurring diagnosis (i.e., mood disorder with substance abuse disorder) need a psychiatric clinical-based program that deals with both disorders simultaneously. These are serious potentially life-threatening issues that must be handled by professionals.  

Symptoms of Substance Abuse Troubled Teens & Young Adults in Dist of Columbia

In the very best programs each teenager is assigned a treatment team consisting of a physician, nurse, psychologist, primary counselor, case manager, spiritual care counselor, family counselor, dietician, fitness trainer, chemical dependency technician and alumni services representative. This team is responsible for working with each teenager to establish an individualized plan of care and recommendations for discharge. 

  • Changes in sleep patterns, (sleeping too much)
  • Poor personal hygiene
  • Withdrawal from family and friends
  • Change in eating habits.
  • Persistent illnesses such as coughing, nausea, and dizziness
  • Sudden and dramatic mood swings
  • Lying and an insistence upon secrecy
  • Nervousness, irritability, anxiety, and unexplained restlessness
  • Loss of interest in sports, clubs, or hobbies
  • Dramatic drop in academic performance
  • Behavior problems (both in school and at home)
  • Slurred speech and glassy or bloodshot eyes

Substance abuse treatment programs specializing in the therapeutic intervention of troubled teens of Dist of Columbia save lives, plain and simple.  For help finding the perfect substance abuse treatment program near Dist of Columbia call and speak with our Family Advocate 888-973-3478. Helping boys and girls and men and women in Dist of Columbia find sobriety and a new direction.

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