College Treatment, Getting the Needed Help at a Younger Age

There are many challenges facing college students today. For a recovering addict, college can be a bit taxing while trying to remain focused on their studies and overall social skills while still remaining sober. Let’s face it, in many cases this is the first time the young adult has been out on his or her own. The pressure to fit in can sometimes revolve around attending parties where possibly drugs and alcohol are freely used. Learning time management skills through a college treatment program can be essential to juggling study and social time, while incorporating local recovery meetings and resources.
     Attending a college treatment center that works specifically with college students who have addictive disorders is the first right step. A good college treatment center’s staff should be trained with those issues that are specific to college students. Addressing building a strong foundation and learning to balance recovery and academics is essential to succeeding at both.
     In some cases, alcohol and drug addiction are not identified until the student attends college. A number of problems flair up making it harder for the student to follow through on the path in which they at one time began. The right college treatment program will help prepare for the transition back to the campus life by working with each student on an individual basis.
     But, that’s not all.
     Working with the student’s family as well as the college campus is critical to the creation of a plan that will maximize their campus success.
     A young adult has his or her whole life ahead of them. Active addiction will derail that life if not treated properly, and a college treatment center offers the assistance needed to place the student back on track.

Pat Moore Foundation teams up with D’Amore Healthcare. D'Amore Healthcare specializes in treating mental health and behavioral illness along with the wide variety of addictions such as alcoholism, opiate addiction, cocaine addiction, crystal meth addiction, and prescription drug abuse.

Our caring, qualified staff is here for you. If you have any questions regarding help for yourself or a loved one please contact our us anytime 24 hours a day at 714.375.1110 or fill out the contact form.