Should I travel away from home for treatment?
This decision is up to you and your family, however there are certain benefits to traveling for treatment. It may give you the ability to take a step back from some of the driving forces behind your addiction. This can include specific stresses, situations, and or individuals. Sometimes, getting treatment locally makes it difficult to focus on what’s most important, which is your recovery.
Other benefits include:
o Escaping negative social environments (friends family engaging in drug/alcohol use – or strained relationships.
o Removing yourself from stressful work environments
o Ability to focus solely on your rehabilitation and recovery
o Physical distance from what’s familiar, and other possible triggers