Dr. Urschel is chief medical strategist at Enterhealth, LLC and one of the most influential and coveted speakers nationally on substance abuse and the latest opportunities that exist today to treat the disease of addiction. Dr. Urschel’s comprehensive approach to treating addiction, along with his determination to educate those in the industry who are less than willing to embrace innovative treatment methods, were the impetus to create Enterhealth, an addiction disease management company. He has guided Enterhealth to create the world’s finest residential treatment program for dealing with alcohol and drug addiction, recognized by industry publications, peers, national talk show hosts and even competitors. Dr. Urschel and the clinical team at Enterhealth are currently implementing the most advanced, science-based treatment protocols, incorporating pharmacotherapy into client-centered treatment plans that address the psychological, spiritual and relational aspects of addiction.
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Our goal is to dramatically improve the quality of life for those in need of addiction recovery services. Our comprehensive treatment approach is different from the minute you pick up the phone to call us. Each treatment experience is customized to the individual. Our full-time staff includes leading addiction psychiatrists in the nation, Masters and PhD level therapists and qualified nurses that are on call 24/7. The staff will assess your unique situation and choose the right combination of tools to create a personalized recovery strategy. Your treatment will involve a combination of a thorough medical and psychiatric evaluation; extensive individual therapy; group and family therapy; as well as health and wellness, stress management tools and, if applicable, anti-addiction medicines.
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- Relational & Family Therapy Support
Alcohol and drug addiction research suggests that appropriate family involvement and support is a critical component for long-term drug and alcohol rehabilitation. As part of the addiction recovery process, Enterhealth offers individualized family therapy sessions as well as educational support for families in a group setting. Clients and family members are taught to rebuild and establish healthy relationships by learning how to assertively communicate feelings and needs. This allows clients and families to develop a connection with others, creating a strong support system for their drug or alcohol addiction recovery and lifelong sobriety.
- Addiction disease model
The addiction disease model defines drug and alcohol addiction as a unique, irreversible and progressive disease that cannot be cured, but can be arrested through abstinence. There is evidence that, in certain individuals, each incidence of substance abuse chemically alters the brain causing them to become dependent upon the substance. The disease model demonstrates a progressive process where, over time, addicts experience powerful cravings and when they don't respond quickly enough, strong and sometimes deadly withdrawal symptoms occur. Continued use can also result in irreversible damage to the brain, liver, kidneys and other vital organs.
Dr. Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA - Chief Medical Strategist
David M. Kniffen, Jr - President
Kniffen leads all facets of the company’s delivery services, including substance abuse treatment centers, counseling, and online recovery services through Enterhealth.com. Kniffen’s experience includes positions as senior vice president of corporate development and general counsel for The Point Group, a Dallas-based marketing communications firm, and attorney with the Dallas law firm of Meadows, Owens, Collier, Reed, Cousins and Blau. He earned an undergraduate degree in marketing from Southern Methodist University and is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Kniffen also holds a Master of Law degree from New York University School of Law.
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