Apex Scotland Forth Valley offer its clients auricular acupuncture sessions as part of their rehabilitation/detox.
Auricular acupuncture can help in a variety of different ways such as; Stress Management, Relaxation Therapy and Anger Management.
The session involves the gentle placement of five small, sterile, disposable needles onto specific sites on the ear. The recipient of this service sit quietly in a group setting for 45 minutes, relaxing or meditating.
Acupuncture treatment for addiction is clinically effective, cost effective, drug free and compatible across cultures. A clinic can be established with minimal difficulty within most chemical dependency settings.
recipients of the acupuncture service have reported that it helps with relaxation, stress reduction, reduced Cravings, and the reduction of withdrawal symptoms.