Infographic: How to Pick an Addiction Treatment Center – 7 Essentials

This infographic details 7 essential criteria to employ when choosing an addiction treatment center for yourself or a loved one with a substance abuse problem. The first essential element is licensing and credentials, particularly JCAHO certification. The next two criteria are related; you want to choose a facility that offers onsite medical detox, staffed by qualified medical personnel. This infographic then list 3 elements of care that you should make sure your chosen facility offers: are customized to your individual needs, family involvement in the treatment process, and the availability of a comprehensive aftercare resources to sustain recovery over the long term. The final “essential” according to this infographic is the presence of compassionate support staff to ensure clients stay comfortable and motivated throughout the treatment process.