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Arizona Addiction Treatment Center
Addiction vs. Substance Abuse

Addiction vs Substance Abuse

Our Arizona Addiction Specialists Can Help You Understand the Difference

Recent changes in mental health studies have made great strides in our understanding of addiction. Addiction treatments now more accurately reflect the reality of substance use disorders by viewing it as a spectrum and not one single diagnosis.

While some individuals may suffer with significant chemical and psychological addiction to certain substances or activities, others may not be addicted, but are nonetheless misusing. In both cases, the misuse of alcohol and drugs is doing harm to individuals, families, and communities. Understanding the difference between addiction and substance abuse is critical to providing the most effective treatment

Achieving Success By Treating Individuals' Needs

Diagnosing and treating each person's substance use disorder individually has important real-world implications. Unlike some programs that view all clients as "addicts" and apply a one-size-fits-all approach and therapy, we tailor a personalized care plan that is responsive to the severity and complexity of each client's condition.

Not every patient will require the same treatment. Depending on the needs of the individual, our patients may undergo:

  • EDMR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing)
  • Relapse prevention
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Medication
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Psychotherapy

Educational and vocational consulting are just as important in helping people find and use their passions, gifts and motivations to begin living independently.

At Decision Point Center, we understand that each substance use disorder is just as individual and complex as the unique people affected by these issues. Here, you will find an experienced professional staff that will assess, inform, and treat on a truly individualized basis.

Reach out to our team of Arizona addiction rehab experts at Decision Point Center by calling (844) 292-5010. We have the resources and the training to help.

Patients Who Chose Recovery

Share Their Experiences
  • “The treatment team at Decision Point Center helped dig into that concealed part of myself”

    - Todd H.
  • “Decision Point not only comforted me and explained to me why I had done the things I had, but they also helped me to recognize my part in my mistakes and the damage I had caused in the lives of the people I love.”

    - Harper D.
  • “Decision Point gave me the key to unlocking a lifetime of happiness.”

    - Brad K.
  • “I gained friendships and life lessons I still keep with me. I learned what accountability and integrity meant and began to practice discipline and effective communication skills.”

    - Kelsey
  • “You all have made me a very happy old Mother.”

    - Anonymous Mother

What Sets Decision Point Apart?

  • Deep Sense of Care

    We understand what you're going through and are here to support you on your journey to recovery.

  • Beautiful, Expansive Facilities

    Experience our spacious living quarters and restorative communal spaces.

  • Forging Genuine Relationships

    At Decision Point, every patient is treated like family. Experience what it's like to form lifelong connections.

  • 45-90 Day Program

    Our, “You-based” treatment is at the forefront of what we do. Experience one of the most comprehensive assessments in the treatment world today.

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