Scottsdale, AZ based Pathfinders Recovery Center is offering their considerable resources to men suffering from substance abuse in Arizona, the Southwest, or nationwide. To help individuals (and their friends and families) learn more about the dangers of substance abuse, particularly with regard to its impact on either gender, the Center has shared several new resources that explore the subject in greater detail. It is the Center’s hope that these resources will help the community when it comes to finding a top detox for men in Arizona.
The Center’s first article notes, “Gender-specific facilities are popular for various reasons. Men and women may experience substance addiction and withdrawal symptoms differently. If you enroll in a detox program tailored to your gender, you can rest easy knowing that the care you receive will be tailored to your unique needs, health concerns, and demographic. Socializing with other men at our detox center is a great way to build friendships and a peer-based support network.”
One major difference that people may be familiar with is the fact that men can be more prone to risk-taking tendencies. This, unfortunately, makes them more susceptible to substance misuse as well, and the article points out that the problem is made worse by other societal conditions. A prominent example of this is the way society can discourage men from participating in open communication, which has the effect of isolating them from peers and others with a positive influence. This lack of communication can affect virtually every aspect of their lives, eventually making men more likely to self-medicate with drugs and so on simply in response to stress, simply because they have no healthy means to seek support.
The article goes on to point out that men can encourage each other to demonstrate their masculinity in an unhealthy manner, which in this context could mean the recreational use of drugs or alcohol. As a result of this and other factors (such as general risk-taking behavior), men are also more likely to partake when drugs or alcohol are involved, such as parties. Further, they tend to start using drugs and alcohol at a younger age when compared to women, a problem which is exacerbated again by a greater difficulty asking for help and support. This makes it vital for there to be a drug and alcohol rehab for men near Tucson Arizona.
Alcohol misuse is often considered a distinct issue based on certain unique factors, such as alcohol’s position as a socially-acceptable indulgence. This issue can be categorized further as well in order to determine what sort of treatment a person suffering from alcohol misuse needs. The Center’s second resource explains, “Although the terms alcoholism and alcohol use disorder are frequently used interchangeably, they refer to two different conditions. Alcoholism is a condition where a person develops an unhealthy dependence on alcohol, despite the risk of issues with their physical and emotional health. However, alcoholism is not a medical diagnosis. Medical professionals prefer the phrases alcohol dependence and alcohol use disorder.”
It continues, “The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) from the American Psychiatric Association includes alcohol use disorder (AUD) among its recognized diagnoses. Depending on the degree of impairment, alcohol use disorders can be classified as mild, moderate, or severe.”
Pathfinders Recovery Center says it is important for those suffering from alcohol abuse or addiction to understand that there is no reason for them to suffer alone. Specialized facilities, like those offered at Pathfinders, offer substance abuse treatment under the close observation of experienced medical professionals. The Center, for instance, makes it a point to guide patients through every stage of addiction recovery, from detox to post-rehab aftercare. This journey, notably, takes time, and the goal must always be to achieve lasting sobriety (rather than to simply get sober as soon as possible).
This means that knowing the resources of AA and Al Anon can be of great help in the long term, and Pathfinders has more information on this as well. In addition to Pathfinders’ online resources, it maintains a dedicated team that can offer more insight to all who get in touch. Pathfinders Recovery Center can be reached via phone or email, and social media users are welcome to connect with the rehab center through their preferred platforms as well.
For more information about Pathfinders Recovery Center, contact the company here:
Pathfinders Recovery Center
7600 East Redfield Drive,
Scottsdale, AZ 85260