Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences. The initial decision to take drugs is voluntary for most people, but repeated drug use can lead to brain changes that challenge an addicted person’s self-control and interfere with their ability to resist intense urges to take drugs. These brain changes can be persistent, which is why drug addiction is considered a “relapsing” disease—people in recovery from drug use disorders are at increased risk for returning to drug use even after years of not taking the drug.
It’s common for a person to relapse, but relapse doesn’t mean that treatment doesn’t work. As with other chronic health conditions, treatment should be ongoing and should be adjusted based on how the patient responds. Treatment plans need to be reviewed often and modified to fit the patient’s changing needs.
Although some addicts do recognize the problems their addiction has created and seek treatment and recovery on their own, this is not the case with everyone.
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Mental Health Focus
We focus on mental health & co-occurring disorders treatments
Mental Health Focus
We focus on co-occurring disorders and mental health treatments
We deliver a high level of individualized care
Experienced & Compassion Staff
We have over one hundred years of cumulative experience & a high success rate
Group & Individual Therapy
We are highly-skilled professionals, dedicated to providing exceptional care
We provide evidence-based case management
Enjoy safe environment where you can focus on recovery & healthy lifestyle
We accept most private & corporate insurances
We offer options to connect with people at all stages of recovery
Madison Lees Los Angeles
Very professional mental health clinic in LA with highly trained clinicians who truly care about their patients’’ well-being. I look forward to seeing them on a weekly basis. Highly recommend it to anyone seeking in-person or online outpatient mental health services, IOP and PHP programs in Los Angeles!
Brian McDowell West Hollywood
Lifescape Mental Health Treatment in Los Angeles helped save my life. The mental health IOP and PHP therapists are the most professional and accommodating people I have ever met. My anxiety and depression has been helped tremendously by the People at this Los Angeles Facility. Wish I could give 10 stars
Jordan Newsome LA
Such an amazing mental health treatment center! They treat depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction/substance abuse and I’m plenty more! I seriously recommend.
Kevin Valis Pasadena