Dr. M.K. (Khal) El-Yousef founded Fairwinds Treatment Center in 1989 to offer those suffering from drug addiction the aid of supportive professionals and a safe place to undertake the recovery process. Drug addiction is a life-altering, chronic disease that requires more than just will power to overcome.
Dr. El-Yousef has been a leader in his field for decades, and pioneered the dual diagnosis methodology, which serves as a holistic treatment approach to drug addiction. Too many physicians treat only the physical causes and symptoms of drug addiction, but neglect the mental and emotional habits that can often act as triggers in the outside world. In order for patients to achieve long-term sobriety, they must also undertake a process of therapeutic counseling and serious reflection, in addition to physical clinical treatment.
Tom Hanks' son, 24-year-old Chet Hanks, recently revealed that he has been struggling with substance abuse issues since the age of 16. He has started his journey towards recovery within the last few months, and is sharing his struggle in an effort to connect with others going through the same thing.
"I'm learning to accept my faults and be ok with being human," he wrote on Instagram.
If your loved one is showing signs of suffering from a drug addiction, reach out to Fairwinds today. Our professionals can help you determine the best course of action. We are among the premier treatment centers in Florida and the U.S., and our medical professionals are fully equipped to help your loved one cope with their disease. Our goal for each of our patients is nothing short of long-term recovery, and we strongly believe Dr. El-Youself's dual diagnosis methodology is the surest way to achieve this end.