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AMP MENTAL HEALTH – MIAMI, FL

addiction

Begin Your Path to

Recovery

At AMP Mental Health, we understand the complex journey of overcoming addiction, and we stand ready to guide you through every step with compassion, understanding, and the highest level of professional care. Our practice specializes in providing tailored therapy services designed to meet you where you are on your path to recovery.

About addiction

What is Addiction?

Addiction is a complex condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is a chronic disease that is characterized by compulsive drug use, despite the harmful consequences that may arise from it. Addiction can take many forms, such as substance abuse, gambling, or even internet and social media addiction.

Understanding the SIGNS

What Are The Symptoms?

Loss of control

Individuals may feel like they cannot stop using the substance or engaging in the behavior, even if they want to.

Cravings

 Strong urges to use the substance or engage in the behavior, which can be difficult to resist.

Continued use despite negative consequences

Individuals may continue to use the substance or engage in the behavior, even if it is causing problems in their personal or professional lives.

Withdrawal symptoms

When attempting to quit or cut back, individuals may experience physical or emotional symptoms such as anxiety, depression, or physical pain.

Treatment Solutions

Pathways to Recovery

Treatment for addiction using mental health techniques can be very effective. The following are some common approaches to treating addiction:

Behavioral therapies:

These therapies aim to identify and change the behaviors that contribute to addiction. Some common behavioral therapies include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which focuses on changing negative thought patterns and behaviors, and contingency management, which uses rewards to encourage positive behaviors.

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT):

This approach involves the use of medications to help manage withdrawal symptoms and cravings. MAT can be particularly effective for opioid addiction.

Group therapy:

Group therapy provides a supportive environment in which individuals can share their experiences with addiction and receive support and encouragement from others who are going through similar struggles.

Family therapy:

Addiction often affects not only the individual with the addiction, but also their family members. Family therapy can help address these issues and provide support for everyone involved.

TAKE THE FIRST STEP

Find Your Balance Today

Ultimately, the best treatment approach for addiction will depend on the individual’s specific situation and needs. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, it is important to seek help from a qualified mental health professional who can help guide you through the treatment process. Remember, recovery is possible, and with the right support, you can overcome addiction and regain control of your life. Let us help you find your path to a healthier, happier life. Speak with an AMP Mental Health provider today by calling 305-204-9355 to get started on your journey.

Seeking mental healthcare can be challenging. AMP can empower you to find the solutions you’re seeking.

Take the first step towards finding your balance.

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