Can a person's addiction get worse in rehab?

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Susan asked 2 years ago

My son is using. I’m not sure how often he uses. I am worried that if I send him to rehab he will learn about and start using harder, more dangerous drugs. Is there any information on people getting worse, not better, from treatment?

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Kandace answered 2 years ago

Rehabilitation can not make a persons addiction worse. Rehab is for treating addiction and treatment addresses most aspects that contribute to a persons addiction. There should be no concern for rehab making your sons addiction worse. 

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