Drug and alcohol addiction treatment is not a "one size fits all" endeavor. Each person's situation and circumstances are unique. For the most part, doctors will select a treatment option based on the depth of the patient's addiction. For better\u00a0or for worse, some patients need to spend a significant amount of time in treatment. Many of the top treatment centers offer an extended care facility for continued sober recovery.\r\nWho Needs Time in an Extended Care Facility?\r\nClinicians designate a patient as an extended care patient when they require more than 90 days of treatment. They usually use this classification for one of the three following reasons.\r\n\r\nFirst, patients who are suffering from a substantial addiction to substances like meth, heroin, alcohol or painkillers are good candidates for extended care treatment. Sometimes, it takes more than three months to work through the issues. The second group would be patients who have experienced multiple relapses after treatment. Clearly, primary inpatient care programs haven\u2019t been getting the job done.\r\n\r\nThe third and final group would include individuals who may also be suffering from psychological issues. A premier treatment center like Beaches Recovery offers dual diagnosis treatment for co-occurring conditions. Unfortunately, it can take a lot of time sorting through addiction and psych issues at the same time.\r\nThe Benefits of an Extended Care Facility\r\nDrug dependence is an albatross that will hang over a person's life until they can successfully navigate treatment. In a primary care facility, there's a tendency to try to work through the issues as quickly as possible. This may happen because life circumstances or financial considerations get in the way. An extended care program allows both the counselor and patient to take the time needed to work through all the issues. This lessens the likelihood counselors will miss something during the treatment process.\r\n\r\nAnother benefit of an extended care program is it provides a safe and secure environment for the patient. Sometimes, all a patient needs is time to deal with their issues, knowing the pressure is minimal around other sober people.\r\nServices at Beaches Recovery\r\nAside from our extended care and dual diagnosis treatment options, we offer an extensive menu of other treatment options. They include:\r\n\r\n \tDetox services at Tides Edge\r\n \tOutpatient rehab treatment - primary and intensive\r\n \tPartial hospitalization program\r\n \tFamily counseling program\r\n \tAftercare programs such as sober and transitional living\r\n\r\nWe are Joint Commission accredited and accept most health insurance coverage as a form of payment.\r\n\r\nIf you have been having difficulty with addiction and relapse, it might be time to try another approach. There's a good chance extended care may offer you a better treatment option. For more information about our customized treatment options, call Beaches Recovery at <a href='tel:8666050532'>866.605.0532</a>. No matter how extreme your situation may seem, there's always hope. With commitment and focus, you can still find a way to recovery and a better way of living.