Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
1900 Brice Road Suite B, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
P: 614-239-9965 | F: 614-239-9971

E: info@wcapcounseling.org

Announcement: All counseling groups are suspended for the time being.

Why You SHOULDN’T Force Someone into Treatment

When you see someone, you care about struggle with addiction, you may be willing to go to any length to get them the addiction treatment and support they need.

We are all aware that we cannot force somebody to do anything they do not want to do. The same is true when it comes to forcing someone into substance disorder treatment in Reynoldsburg, Ohio for their addiction. Forcing treatment doesn’t help anyone, and will likely only make the situation worse.

Any major life change must be initiated from within to be effective and long-lasting, and seeking substance abuse counseling in Ohio is no exception. Long-term change requires a person to desire to do it for themselves, not because someone else told them they had to. Forcing a loved one into addiction treatment may help for a limited time. However, because they did not decide for themselves, they may not complete the treatment or relapse shortly after completion.

On the other hand, if the person you care about is willing to talk about their addiction or admit they have a problem, forcing them into recovery is generally not the solution. They could be on their way to considering counseling services already. If you try to push them, it could backfire.

Don’t give up hope; there are numerous things you can do to help or encourage them to seek help. In times like these, WCAP Counseling is always available to assist you. We are only a phone call away!

For your convenience, we provide TeleHealth therapy as well as mental health counseling to help you stay on top of your mental health.

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