Clarify, please! Do you want to know how to treat addiction? There are many addicting drugs out there and the medical treatment is different for all of them. But for all of them Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous are extremely helpful and can often be the only treatment required. Often these programs, which are free, have success rates equal to many inpatient and outpatient costly rehab programs.
There are. Medications to help a drug addict through the difficult detox period, as well as medications (naltrexone) that can help addicts live drug-free during their early recovery. Drug addicts, universally, require massive changes in their lives in order to recover. With support from groups like AA/ NA, and therapy, drug addicts can find the path to recovery. The solution is mostly non-medical. .