Substance Abuse Treatment – Brookhaven Hospital


Substance Abuse Treatment – Brookhaven Hospital – People bending under the weight of chemical dependency face a daily struggle with their disease. Addiction is a serious medical illness that affects many Americans. At Brookhaven Hospital, we understand the severity of this condition and the disabling impact it has, and we have the expertise to provide safe and effective treatment for a variety of addictions. Our chemical dependency treatment program offers hope to people suffering from: * Alcoholism * Prescription drug addiction * Cocaine or crack addiction * Heroin addiction * Polysubstance addictions * Dual diagnosis — Addictions occurring with mental health problems Brookhaven Hospital has developed a solution-oriented treatment program that offers a healthy environment for individuals struggling with chemical dependency. Additionally, we are able to offer treatment options for addicted individuals with a dual diagnosis, such as depression, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, and eating disorders. As a dual diagnosis facility, we are able to offer a comprehensive spectrum of care for a variety of chemical dependency problems.


GUEST COMMENTARY: You can recover from mental illness, substance abuse

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