It is important to deal with the underlying causes of drug and alcohol abuse effectively in order to successfully treat the symptoms and abuse itself. One of the most important decisions that must be made is to choose the right drug and alcohol treatment center. This may seem trivial to some but there are a multitude of addiction treatment centers, rehabilitation centers and drug and alcohol addiction recovery programs to choose from, each focusing on different aspects of the addiction disorder. So choosing the right treatment center or program can be a task in itself. But this need not be the case. Analysing the particular circumstances of the abusing individual in question can give a better idea of the specific areas that must be treated or altered in order to make a successful recovery.