Addiction is a complex, chronic disease for which no cure exists; only treatment. When looking for a treatment center, it is important to find the right one that can address the specific issues associated with the patient’s direct needs. For long-term results and healing, a supportive and safe center that has a solid team is crucial to the recovery process. The best centers will have some of the following qualities:

A Knowledgeable and Compassionate Team

A top-notch team will have a huge impact on the quality of care that is provided and, as a result, lead to net positive outcomes for their patients. Your first experience with a center when you reach out will be their front-end staff and you will be able to get an idea immediately relating to their disposition. If they are friendly, helpful, interested in you, and eager to answer your questions, these are good signs.

Treatment Plan and Facilities

The best results come from patients who are committed to recovery and healing and are willing to go the distance and stay throughout the whole process, seeing it to the very end. Varying levels of therapy and treatment, including detox, residential support, and guided post-recovery care, will be hit all the bases necessary to see to it your loved ones have the very best chance for a new, healthy life.

How To Find the Right Addiction Treatment Center

Programs that have all these components increase the chances that your loved ones will not face any interruption in their care. They won’t have to face an ever-changing situation, transitioning to new places with new staff, which can be overwhelming and can distort the process. Additionally, the quality of the facility to promote fundamental healing is essential. While there may be many amenities, like swimming or fancy fitness classes (which are nice and will help those in treatment engage in healthy activities), the importance should be more on the restorative and soothing treatment. This type of deep healing should be offered not only to the patient but also to the family for helping heal the broken bonds that, many times, do occur as a result of dealing with addiction.

As such, a strong, supportive, and understanding network of individuals can go a long way. Building meaningful relationships within an established community, where there is functional support between members, can increase chances of long-term success. Community and family support, meshed with lifestyle changes like proper nutrition, exercise, and mental clarity, make up a winning combination for the future.

An Ongoing Process of Healing

Once the program is completed, it has been widely studied that the first 90 days can make or break the gains made during the patient’s time in the program. For this reason, the most critical component to a solid program will be the continuing resources and support offered for patients and families after the initial care. Comprehensive aftercare plans, even alumni groups that are associated with the center, allow the patient to continue their access to the critical support and resources needed for positive, lifelong results.

Finding help for addiction is as emotional as it is challenging. Nobody wants to be in and out of treatment centers, the end goal is always to go in and come out healthy for life. The sooner treatment can be administered in a well-rounded program, the higher the chances of success. Discovery Place provides each level of treatment from beginning to end, including post-recovery care and long-term care. The beautiful and scenic country setting provides you a soothing environment for healing. There is no need to wait. Contact us today, at 1-800-725-0922 and speak to one of our caring and professional staff members at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • Discovery Place was the answer for my son. He did the 90 day and then the step down program and sober living. We give this organization 10 stars. They met my son where he was …emotionally, mentally, physically. They helped him put his life back on track. Discovery Place employees care about their guests. If your son, brother, nephew, grandson or husband needs excellent supportive care THIS is indeed the facility.

    Kim Morton
    Alumni Parent
  • I have remained sober and it is because of DP. DP is the best place there is, hands down. I keep everyone there in my prayers, and I encourage everyone there to take what they are practicing and do it in their lives, after.

    Roy Mantelli
  • Over the past year, I’ve been putting into actin what Discovery Place taught me, and I have experienced a complete perspective change of the world, and the people in it. I get to be a man of service and love today, and for that I am grateful to Discovery Place.

    Matt Kassay
  • Discovery Place means the world to me. They showed me the tools that I’ve tried to use everyday in my life to think less often of myself, and more frequently of others. I am learning to lend a hand when I am able and to have a honest and humble relationship with God and the people around me. Not only am I clean and sober, but also I am happy and fulfilled.

    Tommy Parker
  • Discovery Place and the men who work there made recovery attractive, and more importantly, fun. There is strength in the struggle. I am forever grateful for my time at Discovery Place.

    Creed McClellan
  • When I got to Discovery Place my whole life was in shambles, but I didn’t know it. I spent 6 months in their programs, participating in all three phases, and was met with kindness and love all along the way. It is unbelievable to me, where I am now relative to where I was when I arrived at DP.

    Lance Duke
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