Understanding that drug abuse treatment is a two step process; one physical, and the other behavioral is helpful to the overall quality and length of the individual's sobriety. What has been proven through drug abuse treatment is that over lengthy periods of time most people stop using alcohol and other drugs, they decrease criminal activity, and they improve their performance in; community, emotional, as well as job-related areas.
The individual's outcome often depends on the depth of persons addictive situation. There might be other challenging circumstances, like physical and mental health, that could impede the person's sobriety. Taking part in a treatment program that is appropriate, with related services to address the conditions, will increase the odds of the patient becoming productive again.