Substance abuse is a problem that affects many individuals and families across the state of New Hampshire. According to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, over 400 individuals died from drug overdoses in 2020 alone, with opioids being the most common cause of overdose deaths. Substance abuse is a serious issue that requires professional help and support.
Authentically You Counseling, located in Concord, New Hampshire, is a mental health private practice with a substance abuse counselor on staff that can help individuals dealing with addiction. The center provides compassionate and comprehensive services to those seeking help in their journey towards recovery.
Why Seek Help?
Addiction is a complex disease that affects the brain and behavior of an individual. Addiction can cause physical, emotional, and psychological damage, and it can be challenging to overcome. Substance abuse counseling can help individuals identify the root cause of their addiction and provide a roadmap for recovery.
Counseling can provide individuals with the tools to help manage their addiction, including coping mechanisms, stress-reduction techniques, and relapse prevention strategies. Additionally, counseling can provide support and guidance during the recovery process, which can be difficult to navigate alone.
When to Seek Help?
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, it's essential to seek professional help as soon as possible. Addiction can have devastating consequences on an individual's health, relationships, and overall well-being. It's essential to seek help when you notice the signs of addiction, which can include:
Changes in behavior, such as irritability, mood swings, or isolation
Neglecting responsibilities, such as work or school
Using drugs or alcohol to cope with stress or emotions
Spending significant amounts of time obtaining drugs or alcohol
Experiencing withdrawal symptoms when not using drugs or alcohol
The team at Authentically You Counseling understands that addiction is a complex disease and provides individualized treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each client. Authentically You Counseling's Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) has extensive experience working with individuals affected by addiction. The LADC provides individual counseling and help identifying the extent of their addiction while developing authentic and reachable goals.
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, don't hesitate to contact Authentically You Counseling at (603) 429-1999 to schedule an appointment with our LADC. Insurances accepted are Anthem BCBS, Cigna and self-pay.