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We found 4 addiction providers who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 1 near Dallas, TX.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. David Atkinson practices addiction psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry. These areas are among Dr. Atkinson's clinical interests: self-harm, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Clinical interests: Depression, Suicide, Self-Harm, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Pain Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
4000 Worth Street; #300
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Howard Cohen is a physician who specializes in addiction psychiatry, pain medicine, and geriatric psychiatry. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cohen honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Irina Gromov works as an addiction psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist in Dallas, TX. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gromov accepts. She graduated from Kishinev State Medical Institute. Dr. Gromov's distinctions include: Ely Lilly Psychiatric Resident Award; Janssen Psychiatry Resident Award Of Excellence; and Academic Scholarship, Cum Laude Diploma. Dr. Gromov is conversant in Russian.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
1475 Prudential
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Dhiren Patel works as an addiction psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist in Dallas, TX. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Addiction?

The recreational use of alcohol or drugs can sometimes become so compulsive for a user that it causes physical changes to the body and brain. When people are addicted to a substance, they may want to stop using because of the harmful effects but are unable to do so on their own. Addiction recovery involves medical and psychological help to break free from an addiction.

There are generally three broad steps or phases of addiction recovery. First, detoxification removes the harmful substance from the body. This step can be difficult physically, depending on the substance and level of addiction, and in some cases it can even be life-threatening. Medical care and support are important to help patients through the uncomfortable side effects of detox.

The second step is treatment, which may involve several different kinds of psychotherapy and counseling, medication, or both. The most commonly used forms of therapy are cognitive-behavioral therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and motivational interview therapy. Goals of treatment generally include developing coping skills outside of substance use, identifying what caused the substance abuse in the first place, and repairing relationships. Medications such as methadone, naltrexone, or nicotine replacement help to relieve cravings and curb the physical effects of withdrawal.

The final phase of addiction recovery is maintenance or relapse prevention. Addiction is a chronic disease and treatment will be long-term. So while care at this stage may not be as frequent or intense as during the first two stages, in order to be successful, it needs to be in place.

Addiction is a very difficult disease that takes a huge toll on patients and their loved ones. Treating addiction can be challenging but also incredibly rewarding. Addiction specialists provide hope to those caught in a cycle they cannot escape without help.