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Treatments for Opiate Addiction
The treatment for opiate addiction in Youngstown may be done in a hospital or residential like setting where addicts are provided medication, monitored and provided with support.
Support groups can be highly effective in opiate treatment.
If you feel that a loved one is addicted to opium then you should confront them and encourage them to seek treatment. In some cases it may be necessary to stage an intervention. Opiate addiction needs to be taken seriously as it can potentially lead to death.
Opiate dependence means it can be very hard for a person to quit taking the drug. Some of the withdrawal symptoms associated with opiate include:
- Stomach cramps
- Dilated pupils
- Muscle aches
- Bone pains
Tolerance for this drug builds quickly therefore the user feels the need to consume more and more of it. Opiate withdrawal symptoms are usually not life threatening but in some cases, depending on how addicted the person is to them and for how long they have been taking them, the symptoms can become excessive and dangerous.
Once the patient begins to feel more energetic and is able to think more clearly, group therapy sessions and counseling begin. This helps the patient figure out the problems that made him start taking Xanax in the first place, which, in turn helps in abstaining from usage once back home. Encouragement and social interactions during group therapy sessions help regain confidence and self esteem.
If you or a loved one is addicted to Xanax, it is time to consider rehab. Overcoming Xanax addiction is difficult but not impossible, and a rehab facility can help you achieve this goal.
Substance Abuse Services
When looking for a quality substance abuse treatment program for you, call our nationally-recognized toll-free helpline today at (216) 239-1005. The line is open 24/7 and our counselors are always ready to offer confidential help and support.
Available Substance Abuse Services to Consider
Universally, one of the most important aspects to your rehabilitation is the detox process. Residential treatment centers that offer an on-site detox program present a substantially higher rate of success. Additionally, detox programs that are medically-monitored offer the safest and most comfortable experience.
The next area of concern is with the substance abuse services offered during your rehabilitation. These may be represented by holistic services like yoga, art therapy and meditation or by more traditional methods such as psychological or family therapy and medication, or a combination of both.
Equally important is finding a treatment center that is capable of handling any other secondary health issues you may be living with. These can include additional addictions, eating disorders, dual diagnosis, medical complications and more.
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