Smoking Cessation and Substance Abuse
Substances such as cigarettes, alcohol, and various drugs can cause long-term health problems when consumed in excess. However, because they easily create chemical dependencies, breaking these habits can be challenging. The following are some examples of treatments provided for habit cessation:
- Tobacco/alcohol/drug cessation - the regular consumption of an addictive substance, resulting in a harmful habit. Acupuncture is applied in order to more quickly detoxify the substance from the body and reduce cravings. Acupressure or reflexology may also be applied in order to reduce cravings and stress.