While traditional treatment methods have been proven to be effective when it comes to treating addiction and mental health issues, alternative treatment methods, such as holistic treatments, have grown in popularity as well. More and more treatment centers are using holistic treatment to complement more traditional treatment methods.
Whether you are someone suffering from a substance abuse issue, a mental health condition, or both, you might benefit from holistic treatment in addition to traditional treatment. We offer holistic addiction treatment at Chapters Recovery because we understand the benefits of this approach to rehabilitation.
What Does ‘Holistic’ Mean?
Before we get into holistic treatment, how it works, and the different kinds of holistic treatment available, it’s important to understand what the term ‘holistic’ means.
Holistic treatment refers to treatment for the “whole person”. It incorporates both the mind and the body. When someone participates in holistic treatment or holistic therapy, they are participating in a program or activity that is meant to treat and heal them both physically and mentally.
While more conventional forms of treatment might address the mental side or the physical side, holistic treatment addresses the mental and physical sides.
What Exactly is a Holistic Addiction Treatment Program?
Again, a holistic addiction treatment program is a program that is designed to treat both the body and the mind. Holistic addiction treatment helps those in recovery address their issues in a physical, mental, and spiritual manner. In some treatment centers, holistic treatment might be referred to as alternative treatment.
Examples of holistic therapy include: