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 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
 
  1. How can I contact you?

  2. Why should I choose the SAT program?

  3. What is drug addiction treatment?

  4. Why can't drug addicts quit on their own?

  5. How effective is drug addiction treatment?

  6. How long does drug addiction treatment usually last?

  7. What helps people stay in treatment?

  8. Is the use of medications like methadone simply replacing one drug addiction with another?

  9. What role can the criminal justice system play in the treatment of drug addiction?

  10. How does drug addiction treatment help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases?

  11. Where do twelve-step or self-help programs fit into drug addiction treatment?

  12. How can families and friends make a difference in the life of someone needing treatment?

  13. Is drug addiction treatment worth its cost?
Answers:
  1. Q- How can I contact you?

    A: You can contact us by phone at (310) 344-oooo for immediate assistance or by email: [email protected]

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  2. Q-Why should I choose SAT program?

    A: The SAT program breaks the mold of traditional recovery programs and establishes a practical, scientific medical/psychiatric approach to treatment. The Substance Abstinence Treatment (SAT) program is the only multidisciplinary, comprehensive and scientific treatment program, which is completely under the care of professional, expert physicians/psychiatrists. It contains comprehensive medical and psychiatric evaluation and provides individual psycho-dynamic oriented psychotherapy, psycho-education, structured group therapy, and special recreation therapy. The program also incorporates nutritional supplements to regenerate the brain and other organs damaged by drugs, and to enhance energy and promote good health. In short, the program achieves full recovery without relapse.

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  3. Q- What is drug addiction treatment?

    A: The SAT program is a multidisciplinary, medical/psychiatric and scientific approach for the treatment of substance addiction. SAT targets the root of drug use and drug dependency. The SAT program does not rely on old, out-dated treatment models. SAT provides a comprehensive treatment. Thus. it  is much more than just a “program.”

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  4. Q- Why can't drug addicts quit on their own?

    A: By analogy, only a few percentage of people who have diabetes or hypertension can help themselves by having a disciplined and restricted diet. The rest, of course, require medical care. The same applies to drug addiction. People use drugs to self-medicate. The best treatment requires the appropriate medical care and attention of well-trained professionals with the requisite expertise in substance abstinence treatment.

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  5. Q- How effective is drug addiction treatment?

    A: If the treatment is multidisciplinary and comprehensive using the latest advancements in science, such as SAT, it will be totally effective. The SAT program is the most successful treatment program of its kind.

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  6. Q- How long does drug addiction treatment usually last?

    A: SAT is a comprehensive treatment program and offers 12 weeks of residential intervention and a 3 year follow-up program. Our goal is to promote life-long independence from substance use and to prevent any relapse.

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  7. Q- What helps people stay in treatment?

    A: The 12 week residential treatment program helps people overcome drug use and addiction. The 12 weeks are essential for a successful recovery, as any disorder requires specialized treatment. (Again, by analogy, certain infections require a two-week antibiotic treatment under the supervision of a trained physician.)  Because of SAT's unique treatment methods, the recoverors do not acquire lifetime dependency on any treatment program or depend on a sponsor.

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  8. Q- Is the use of medications like methadone simply replacing one drug addiction with another?

    A: Methadone is a harmful medication. It causes addiction and may cause major damage to the liver and other organs. Prescribing methadone, thereby making people addicted to methadone, I believe, is a crime.

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  9. Q- What role can the criminal justice system play in the treatment of drug addiction?

    A: The criminal justice system needs to be more educated about the nature of substance use, including the underlying causes of drug use, and effective treatment methods. The justice system should be encouraging substance users to undergo medical treatment under a professional's care, rather than either incarcerating them or obligating them to attend religious/spiritual rehabilitation programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). It is unconstitutional to force any one type of religious/spiritual program upon an individual. Moreover, religion should be separated from politics and science.

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  10. Q- How does drug addiction treatment help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases?

    A: Many people who use psychoactive substances develop tolerance to the substances over time. To feel the same pleasurable effect, they will need higher doses and require faster psychoactive results. Drugs that are injected absorb into the body faster. Moreover, since using injection needles and syringes are generally only available with a prescription, some substance users will borrow needles from friends. Shared needles can be contaminated with HIV, hepatitis and other viruses or bacteria. This is why some countries that are unable to prevent the surge of drug use, distribute free syringes among intravenous (IV) drug users.

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  11. Q- Where do twelve-step or self-help programs fit into drug addiction treatment?

    A: These programs do not readily work. The traditional (and out-dated) view of recovery, from its assumptions about the dynamics of personality and addiction to its strategies for treatment, is faulty. If someone becomes addicted to substances, a professional should evaluate the need for medications and, when appropriate, educate the patient and offer alternative treatments. Patients respond when therapeutic intervention relieves their psychiatric symptoms and their emotional pain. Matching the intervention to the specific psycho-biological makeup of a person is the art and science behind the SAT treatment method.

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  12. Q- How can families and friends make a difference in the life of someone needing treatment?

    A: It is very important to educate the substance user's family and friends about the dynamics of drug use and addiction. When relatives and friends become aware of the causes of drug use, they will be more supportive of the recoveror. But, any involvement by family and friends will require the permission of the client (the recoveror). No program should force the client to involve others in his/her recovery. Confidentiality is one of the most important aspects of any treatment program.


  13. Q- Is drug addiction treatment worth its cost?

    A:  SAT is not comparable with programs .SAT is not just a program, but it is scientific treatment program designed to help to live a balanced life which include the balanced nutritional intake, understanding one’s own -self and others, and giving clients the tools to meet the new life’s challenging.

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