ASL / Hearing Impaired Addiction Treatment Program
The disease of addiction is understood by the medical community to be a chronic, relapsing mental illness. This devastating disease claims many lives every year, even more than car accidents and gun-related deaths.
Almost no one has been spared pain by this disease. The Center for Disease Control estimates that one in ten American adults struggles with substance abuse issues. With such high statistics, almost every has been directly or indirectly affected by this cunning, baffling and powerful disease.
Addiction affects an individual physically, mentally, and spiritually. In order to overcome this complex and insidious disease, addiction treatment is needed.
Addiction treatment utilizes various therapeutic methods to address the underlying issues that promoting an individual to use. Through individual therapy, group therapy, educational seminars and other activities, clients learn about the disease of addiction, what caused him or her to use, and how to cope with situations, stress and triggers without the use of mood and mind-altering substances in the future.
Clear communication is vital for effective addiction treatment. For individuals who speak sign language, ASL, finding a treatment center that caters to your needs is critical.
Below is a list of addiction treatment centers that are equipped to work with ASL clients.