women in group therapy at brooksideDrug abuse or alcohol addiction is one of the scariest things a person can go through. The feeling of not being in control of your judgment can be disempowering. However, substance use disorders tend to trick the brain so that the person suffering has a false sense of choice. If you or someone you love is going through this struggle, help is at hand. Whether it’s your first time or you have struggled with relapse, residential drug rehab programs can help you turn your life around by providing a safe, supportive space to overcome your affliction.

Call Brookside Treatment today at 606-342-7089 to regain control over your future and get back on track to realizing your full potential.

What Is Long Term Drug Rehab?

Residential drug treatment used to be known as inpatient rehab. At Brookside Treatment, we don’t think the word inpatient gives the right impression. We are a warm and loving residential rehab center designed to make the recovery process as comfortable as possible.

At a residential addiction treatment center, you have access to care around the clock. Unlike intensive outpatient programs, you’re also removed from the triggers and stresses of your home life for a total reset.

If you’ve been abusing substances for a prolonged amount of time or you’re suffering from a moderate to severe substance use disorder, a residential program might be the most effective treatment option. You benefit from living in a structured and healthy space and get access to the clinical care you need.

Overcoming severe substance abuse requires a shift in lifestyle and attitude that the support and structure of residential rehab facilities promote.

Call Brookside Treatment today at 606-342-7089 to regain control over your future and get back on track to realizing your full potential.

Some of the drug addictions we treat at Brookside Treatment include:


Heroin is one of the most addictive substances known to man, and people who use it tend to do so to cover substantial emotional pain. As a coping mechanism, drug use is a quick fix that’s far too easy for some people to become reliant on. You can overcome heroin addiction with ongoing medical attention and the desire to get better.

Prescription Medication

Whether it’s opiate painkillers like oxycodone or hypnotics like diazepam, prescription medication can be extremely physically addictive. There’s an opiate crisis in Kentucky, but benzodiazepines are also leading causes of a drug overdose in our fine state.


Crystal meth is another serious problem in the area. This debilitating drug has serious mental health consequences, and it’s incredibly addictive. However, it’s still possible to overcome methamphetamine use disorder and prevent long-term damage.

Crack Cocaine

Crack cocaine is a processed form of cocaine that’s much stronger and even more addictive. Prolonged use can lead to physical and mental and behavioral health issues, but it’s possible to overcome addiction to crack.


Cocaine causes a rush of dopamine that enhances confidence, self-assuredness and alertness. Lots of people use cocaine in combination with alcohol, and this can quickly get out of hand. If you’re using cocaine habitually, you might need to attend residential rehab to make the necessary lifestyle changes and seek the mental health support you need.

With an ongoing treatment plan, care and mental health support, anyone can make the changes necessary to overcome addiction.

Call Brookside Treatment today at 606-342-7089 to regain control over your future and get back on track to realizing your full potential.

Residential Alcohol Rehab

Residential alcohol rehab provides people who struggle with their relationship with alcohol an opportunity to get sober. You shouldn’t underestimate the severity of an alcohol use disorder.

This condition causes the sufferer to have an entirely different response to alcohol than the majority of people. It’s not a choice or a moral indicator but a sign that someone needs support and guidance from medical professionals.

What Happens During Rehab?

At Brookside Treatment, our residential addiction treatment program lasts for between 30 and 180 days. Although the severity of your condition should dictate how long you stay, it’s better for anyone who has formed a drug or alcohol habit to stay longer.

Overcoming addictions requires a total change of lifestyle and mindset. By staying for at least three months, you give yourself the best chance of long-term success.

When you start residential drug rehab, you’ll go through the following process:


First, you’ll meet with one of our doctors who specializes in addiction for a medical assessment. During this examination, we’ll determine the severity of your condition and establish if a dual diagnosis exists and there are any underlying health conditions present.

The doctor will ask for a thorough history of your substance use. Although it’s difficult, it’s better to be entirely honest about any substances you use and the mental health challenges you face. We’re not here to judge or get you in trouble — we’re here to help.


If deemed necessary, you’ll go through a detox program and potentially participate in medication assisted treatment before starting residential treatment for alcohol abuse or drug addiction. Detoxification is required in some cases because of the impact substances can have on your mind. When you have certain psychoactive substances in your system, substance abuse treatment is almost impossible. Detox prepares your body and mind for the treatment you’re about to receive.

Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is an essential part of residential drug rehab. During these sessions, you’ll meet with a qualified counselor to build your resilience and learn new coping mechanisms at our recovery center.

Your therapist will help you to reframe your past experiences in a more positive light and focus more on the present moment. They’ll work hard to help you learn to deal with your emotions better and teach you methods of building your confidence.

Group Therapy

Group therapy is a vital component at our residential treatment facility. In addition to learning about yourself in the context of one-on-one therapy, you get to learn about other people’s experiences.

Self-love and self-care are thought of as the best ways to promote healing from addiction. However, speaking your truth, hearing other people’s stories and feeling a sense of accountability to the group are just as essential to the recovery process.

Aftercare Treatment Services

Completing a rehabilitation and recovery program doesn’t mean you’re cured of addiction forever. It’s a chronic disease. As such, you’ll need to actively maintain the skills and methods you learn in therapy to help with relapse prevention and continue along a sober path.

Aftercare can be as simple as attending group or individual therapy on an ongoing basis for at least a year after treatment. In most cases, people who maintain sobriety long term continue with some form of treatment indefinitely.