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Find Substance Abuse Therapists & Counselors in Lake Charles, LA.


Are substance abuse problems causing issues in your relationships and making life more challenging? If so, it’s time to seek help. A substance abuse therapist can help you calm cravings, identify triggers, and remedy mental issues so you can stop using substances and start celebrating sobriety.

Whether you are located in downtown Lake Charles, the suburbs of Lake Charles, other nearby places such as Baytown, Lafayette, or anywhere else in Louisiana, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Need Substance Abuse Therapy

Many people use substances, but get overwhelmed with them and are not sure when or if to stop. It can be difficult to know when it’s time to seek help for substance use. So, here are some signs to look out for:

  • You have cravings for drugs and other substances.
  • You want to give up substances but can’t seem to kick the habit.
  • Your drug or alcohol tolerance is building.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms when you’re not using substances.
  • Your substance use is affecting your relationships.

If any of these signs describe your situation, a substance abuse counselor can help you immensely. In a new article, licensed therapist Mark Levine writes about the stages of change when getting ready to handle an addiction to drugs.

Help is Available: Get Substance Abuse Counseling Today

A licensed therapist can use various techniques and tools to support you emotionally, help you identify triggers, curb your cravings, and rewire your thought processes so you can bid your drug habit goodbye. Luckily, finding a quality therapist is easy with Mental Health Match! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Together, we will:

Work to build skills and new approaches in order to move toward your best version of yourself.

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