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Addiction (Substance Use Disorder)

DefinitionTaxonomy code 101YA0400X corresponds to Counselors specializing in Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) within the category of Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers. Here's a detailed explanation: Counselor: Counselors are professionals trained to provide therapeutic interventions and support to individuals, families, and groups experiencing various mental health, emotional, and behavioral issues. They work in diverse settings, such as mental health clinics, addiction treatment centers, schools, hospitals, and private practices, to help clients address and overcome challenges, develop coping skills, and improve their overall well-being. Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers: This category encompasses a wide range of professionals who deliver behavioral health and social services to individuals, families, and communities. It includes counselors, therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other providers who offer assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and support services for mental health, substance abuse, developmental disabilities, and social issues. Specialization: Addiction (Substance Use Disorder): Counselors specializing in Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) focus on assessing, diagnosing, and treating individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction issues. They provide counseling, psychoeducation, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention strategies, and support services to help clients overcome addiction, maintain sobriety, and achieve recovery. Counselors in this specialization may work in substance abuse treatment facilities, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics, community organizations, or private practice settings. Counselors with taxonomy code 101YA0400X, specializing in Addiction (Substance Use Disorder), play a vital role in addressing the complex challenges associated with substance abuse and addiction. They provide compassionate, evidence-based care to individuals and families affected by addiction, helping them navigate the recovery journey and build fulfilling, substance-free lives. These counselors collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and community resources to promote recovery, reduce stigma, and advocate for effective addiction treatment and support services.
GroupingBehavioral Health & Social Service Providers
SpecializationAddiction (Substance Use Disorder)