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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, who practices in Dallas, TX, is a medical specialist in addiction psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry. His areas of expertise include self-harm, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Atkinson takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. He is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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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 specializes in addiction psychiatry, pain medicine, and geriatric psychiatry and practices in Dallas, TX. Dr. Cohen attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
Dallas, TX

Dr. Irina Gromov is a physician who specializes in addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine. She honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gromov studied medicine at Kishinev State Medical Institute. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Ely Lilly Psychiatric Resident Award; Janssen Psychiatry Resident Award Of Excellence; and Academic Scholarship, Cum Laude Diploma. In addition to English, Dr. Gromov speaks Russian.

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

Dr. Dhiren Patel is an addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine specialist in Dallas, TX. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Patel at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for 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.