Holistic Approach to Alcoholism Treatment Fairhaven MA

There are a number of challenges and fears of a complete treatment for any kind of physical addiction, whether it is alcohol or any other substance abuse. Research at alcoholism treatment centers to find out new and innovative ways for the treatment of alcoholism has given way to holistic methods of treating alcohol dependence.

Seven Hills Behavioral Health Inc
(508) 999-3126x223
26-30 32R Gifford Street
New Bedford, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Portugese, Spanish

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Community Substance Abuse Centers
(508) 979-1122
10 Kilburn Street
New Bedford, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Portugese, Spanish

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Steppingstone Inc
(508) 984-1880
979 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Monarch House
(508) 992-0800
252 County Street
New Bedford, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
Cape Verdean, Creole, Creole, Portuguese, Spanish

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Steppingstone Inc
(508) 674-2788
542 North Main Street
Fall River, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Portugese, Spanish

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High Point Treatment Center Inc
(508) 992-1500x27
888 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Harmony House
(508) 992-8948
234 Earle Street
New Bedford, MA
Hotline
(508) 992-7788
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Reflections Inc
(508) 991-7487
497 Belleville Avenue
New Bedford, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French, Portugese, Spanish

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Seven Hills Behavioral Health
(508) 679-0962x223
1402 Pleasant Street
Fall River, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Portugese, Spanish

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Gosnold Inc
(508) 540-1554x462
554 West Falmouth Highway
West Falmouth, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Holistic Approach to Alcoholism Treatment

There are a number of challenges and fears of a complete treatment for any kind of physical addiction, whether it is alcohol or any other substance abuse. Research at alcoholism treatment centers to find out new and innovative ways for the treatment of alcoholism has given way to holistic methods of treating alcohol dependence. These approaches mainly try to understand how the chemical addiction affects the functioning of the mind and the spiritual being of a person in accordance with his body. Holistic treatment of addiction encompasses the use of various kinds of unconventional methods like acupuncture, massage, yoga, nutrition as well as power work out. In some cases even Ayurveda and homeopathy are used to treat chronic cases of alcohol abuse. Holistic approach is to consider the body and the mind as one and to treat the two together.

Ways to Achieve a Holistic Treatment:

In order to avoid the side effects produced by alcohol in the first place and secondly by medication many alcoholism treatment centers are finding it best to approach a holistic method of treatment that will try to stay as natural in its methods as possible. The following are of some of the things that can be done in order to achieve a holistic treatment:

• Find a counselor who specializes in treatment of addiction by a holistic approach and then talk to him about the problems ailing you or your family member or friend. When you find it difficult to find anyone practicing a holistic approach to treatment then you can seek help from non-profit organizations specializing on natural food habits etc to help you out. You can also look in online communities and blogs for your kind of treatment.

• Find out in detail about the process of acupuncture. Ask yourself or your family member if it is feasible to undergo a treatment through this method. You can also go and visit an acupuncture specialist and talk to him regarding your signs of dependence. Acupuncture as a method of treatment is gaining prominence in the East as well as the West. However acupuncture is considered a supplement to the course.

• You can enroll for a Christian rehabilitation program which will be completely faith based. There are many approaches to spirituality. People who are otherwise uncomfortable about a strict religious practice may welcome guidance from some spiritual source in times of their distress in dealing with alcoholism. The purpose here is not the propagation of any one kind of religion but the ...

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