Addiction Recovery Center now offers one of the most effective smoking cessation programs in the area that delivers proven results and is the easiest way to quit when compared to current options available.
Nicotine addiction, as any substance use disorder, is a chronic relapsing brain disease of the reward pathway rewiring. Addiction is characterized by dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal, and has genetic predisposition as well as gender differences. This is why it is important to be evaluated and treated by a specialist in order to achieve the best results.
Addiction Recovery Center has various pharmacologic options that will be tailored to each patient individually.
Standard nicotine replacement therapy, when combined with Bupropion, Chantix or other drugs, could be effective and is covered by most Health Insurance carriers. However, standard treatment options based on forced abstinence, medications, nicotine replacement or combination of those and hypnosis have limited effectiveness with relapse rates of over 90%, 60% and 50% respectively. Are you the one who tried the above only to find yourself back smoking later? Then keep reading.
In selected patients, the alternative approach based on pharmacological extinction is appropriate and will lead to higher rates of sustained abstinence. This intervention, conducted under the guidance of our addiction specialists, will lead to the gradual “reprogramming” of your brain to the state when you no longer have the desire to smoke. Read more about the pros and cons of nicotine replacement therapy.