On the Trail to Recovery
Whether you realize it or not, someone you know is struggling with substance abuse. It might be the person in the next row at church, the neighbor who waved to you this morning, or a family member. Drug and alcohol addictions affect Oklahomans from all walks of life. Overcoming them isn’t easy. But Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS offers new hope through a longer, more comprehensive treatment model.
A Healing Journey
“I didn’t realize my life had become abnormal,” says Jane (not her real name). She understood the concept of addiction but didn’t think it applied to her. “I had some denial going on,” she admits.
Eventually Jane entered a 90-day residential treatment program that helped her turn her life around. She’s been sober for more than a decade, and she has spent most of that time helping other people recover. She is now part of the staff of Arcadia Trails.
Many of Jane’s co-workers at Arcadia Trails are in recovery too. “It’s helpful for patients to know there are people like us who can relate,” she says.
Treatment Takes Time
Addiction creeps up on many people slowly, just as it did for Jane. “There are three main routes to addiction,” says Dr. Kimberlee Wilson, Medical Direc