Substance abuse treatment begins at the intake.
Genesis Rehabilitation, LLC (GRC) employees are thoroughly trained and understand that alcohol and/or substance abuse addiction is a disease that has the following characteristics: chronic, progressive, life-threatening, relapsing, genetic disposition, intertwined with possible mental issues and highly stigmatized. All staff is consistently in training that explains and demonstrates that addiction is a behavior has the following characteristics:
- exists over a period of time
- causes life wreckage
- and is a progressive and chronic illness
GRC staff fully understands that that addiction is a disease and that the client requires professional help and appropriate services to reclaim their lives from alcohol and/or substance abuse, and to begin their path to recovery and treatment with full agency support. As stated above with addition and stages of change (the transtheoretical model of change) a client must travel to gain control over the addiction and their lives.