What is addiction?
Addiction is when someone compulsively uses a substance or engages in a behavior even when it results in harmful consequences. Addiction literally changes how the brain works.
What are common symptoms of addiction?
Strong urges to use a substance or engage in a behavior
Trying and failing to cut down on use
Substance use or behavior gets in the way of important areas of life, such as relationships and work
Needing larger amounts of a substance or behavior in order to get the same effect
Withdrawal symptoms, which differ depending on the substance
How is addiction treated at CARE?
Helping you identify triggers for using substances or engaging in the behavior
Helping you develop alternative coping strategies
If desired, coordinating care with other support systems such as residential treatment programs, support groups, and intensive outpatient programs
Additional resources for substance use
CARE’s Clinicians are In-Network with a variety of providers:
- – Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- – PreferredOne
- – Health Partners
- – Medical Assistance
- – UCare
- – Cigna
- – Additionally, Out of Network & Out of Pocket options are available.
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