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Treatment services vary, and include outpatient counseling, inpatient rehabilitation, and longer-term residential treatment. Individuals sometimes need detoxification, for which they should contact their physician or go to a local emergency room.

Recovery is the ongoing process in which people receive support as they find a long-term and well-rounded quality of life.

Prevention services are early intervention strategies that help people, including young people, develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to make good choices or change potentially harmful behaviors.

Help for families are services for family members and friends of someone with an addiction, providing support, information, counseling, skills building, and empowerment.

Harm reduction services are practical strategies aimed at reducing negative consequences of substance use.

Inpatient or outpatient?