Addiction Treatment at Turning Point of Tampa
Since 1987, Turning Point of Tampa has been a family-owned facility focused on 12-Step oriented, quality care for men and women 18 years or older. Located on one campus, our programs feature highly credentialed staff. Our staff have many years of training, providing structure and years of knowledge on addiction and drug abuse.
We teach clients how to practice 12-Step principles, in a licensed, residential setting where group counseling is the keystone. Our goal is to help clients achieve long term recovery, free from alcohol or drugs.
At Turning Point of Tampa, we provide treatment services to those who suffer from addiction, eating disorders, and dual-diagnosis issues.
Our recovery programs promote the recognition of substance use disorders and through training show that one can learn to live in recovery free from active addiction. We maintain a strong focus on addiction education, special populations, and understand the connection between drug abuse and mental health. We welcome those who want to address their substance use and mental health issues.
We believe to reduce stigma around those who need treatment, we offer more information on the benefit of addiction education and treatment. We participate in the community, through addiction education, continuing education, and by understanding the consequences of one's actions - lives change and communities change. Addiction treatment is often the steppingstone for a person lost in drug addiction to come out the other side and end up in graduate school where they in turn can help others change their lives.
Overcoming addiction is a multi-step challenge that involves tackling both physical and mental behavior patterns, but a vital first step in that battle is education. If you believe you are suffering from addiction, take a moment to read through the information below to better understand signs and symptoms.
If you believe a loved one is struggling with addiction, the information below can help you begin a conversation about the risks involved with substance abuse.
Benefits of Drug and Alcohol Addiction Education
Addiction is a disease that affects everyone differently. Learning the facts about addiction can aid you in controlling a substance abuse relationship in your life.
The addiction education process aims at teaching addiction and addiction-related behaviors, to help adults and the community cope by ensuring appropriate social and psychological protection from harm. The person can create strategies to avoid negative peer pressure associated with drug and alcohol. Once they find out the physical dangers of alcohol and other drugs it becomes more acceptable to avoid it.
Types of Substance Use Disorders
There are many types of addictions that range from a legal substance to illicit drugs that are found on the street. Below are the most common substances that result in inappropriate drug use or addiction.