Learn some more helpful and constructive definitions of substance use, substance abuse, and addiction.
While addiction itself cannot be treated, withdrawal syndrome that follows the cessation of some substances can be treated. In some cases, it is dangerous to go without this treatment. If you ever feel in danger when going through withdrawal, go to your nearest hospital or call 911 immediately.
The treatment locator can help you to find detoxification clinics: Click here for SAMHSA Treatment Locator
Private detoxification is available, and where this is preferred and you have the means, I recommend Gallus Detox Centers for the highest quality of care: Click here for Gallus Detox Centers Info They are the preferred detox of my employer, Saint Jude Retreats.