PRESCRIPTION ADDICTION TREATMENT

Prescription Drug Detoxification and Rehabilitation Services

Prescription drug addiction often occurs as a result of a tolerance that is quickly developed to medication prescribed for severe or chronic pain, anxiety, depression, insomnia, or various other mental and physical conditions. Although usually distributed by medical professionals in a controlled manner, prescription drugs still have powerful dependency potential, even when used as intended.

Your addiction to prescription drugs may have initiated after you were legally provided medication for an injury or condition, but regardless of its source, it can still be detrimental to your life and the lives of your loved ones.

Prescription drugs are being referred to as the largest man-made epidemic in the country. It has been reported that prescription drugs now take more lives than any illegal drugs and this trend continues to grow. Fortunately, there is hope for sufferers of prescription drug addiction. If you have become addicted to a prescription drug that is either prescribed to you or that you are acquiring illegally, we are here to tell you that you can overcome your dependency and get your life back.

Prescription Addiction Treatment

Common Addictive Prescription Drugs Include:

Opioids & Morphine Derivatives

Codeine

Depressants

Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Sleep Medications

Stimulants

Amphetamines
Methylphenidate

What Can I Expect from the Blackberry Center’s Inpatient Rehab Program?

After being admitted into The Blackberry Center, you will be evaluated by addiction specialists who will then create a customized detox plan based on your specific addiction(s), their severity, and your unique needs. The side effects of withdrawal from a prescription drug dependency can range from uncomfortable to dangerous, and it is important that your detoxification take place under the close supervision of our specialists.

During your five-to-seven-day detoxification period, you will be provided all necessary support to ensure that the transition to recovery is smooth. The prescription drug detox program includes close medical supervision to minimize the side effects of withdrawal and expert counseling to help you through the mental challenges. After your detox is complete, you will undergo a recovery evaluation and may choose to pursue full inpatient rehabilitation.

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Drug Detoxification Process

The entire drug detoxification process can be summarized in 3 steps, which are as follows:

Evaluation:

Your current physical and mental health will be evaluated in addition to your specific addiction(s). A comprehensive, multi-paneled test will be administered to identify all drug types and amounts present in your body.

Stabilization:

Prescription drug dependency can be particularly challenging due to the effects of withdrawal in addition to the underlying pain or condition your prescription was initially intended to treat. Our prescription drug addiction specialists will work with you to ensure an alternative means to treating your pain or condition is found, and that your are in the most comfortable environment possible during the detox process.

At The Blackberry Center, client safety is our number one priority. To minimize the side effects of withdrawal the entire detox process will be performed carefully under close medical supervision.

Transition to Treatment:

While the physical effects of your drug dependency will be alleviated during detoxification, successful recovery requires dedication to rehabilitation. Our addiction specialists will provide support for you throughout the entire rehabilitation process.

A Lasting Recovery Starts Here

Once you arrive at The Blackberry Center you will undergo a personalized assessment of your drug and alcohol habits and a comprehensive physical evaluation from a staff addiction specialist. Once these steps have been taken, you and your specialist will discuss the best course of treatment for you. Your treatment program will include an individualized detox, dietary planning, therapy sessions, and close medical supervision. Please contact us today to get started.

Sources:

  1. Hser, Y., Evans, E., Grella, C., Ling, W., & Anglin, D. (2015). Long-Term Course of Opioid Addiction. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 23(2) 76-89. https://doi.org/10.1097/HRP.0000000000000052
  2. Weiss, R., Potter, J., Griffin, M., Provost, S., Fitzmaurice, G., McDermott, K., Srisarajivakul E., Dodd, D., Dreifuss, J., Mchugh, K., & Carroll, K. (2015). Long-term outcomes from the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 150 112-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.02.030
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