Opiate addiction is a current crisis in the United States and worldwide. Opioids are a class of drugs that includes heroin and medically prescribed drugs such as codeine, morphine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, and oxycontin. It's estimated that nearly a quarter of people who use heroin will become addicted and that over two million Americans are struggling with opioid addiction today.
Psychological Effects of Opioid Addiction
Opioid addiction affects the personal, emotional, and professional life of the user. Users often suffer from the following psychological effects:
1. Strong urges and cravings for the drug
2. Isolation and feeling the need for increased secrecy
3. Depression and suicidal thoughts
4. Emotional isolation
5. Inability to enjoy social and recreational activities
6. Loss of interest in daily life
7. Hallucinations and confusion
The disease of addiction is accompanied by many, if not all, of these symptoms and a successful treatment program, calls for a holistic approach that deals with psychological, as well as physical symptoms. This includes comprehensive diagnosis and care of mental health issues that accompany opioid addiction. Our medical professionals are experienced in these areas of clinical patient care.
Physical Effects of Opioid Addiction
Quitting on your own is often impossible and can be dangerous as opioid addiction has overpowering physical effects. These effects include unbearable cravings accompanied by physical pain and discomfort when the drug is not available. Withdrawal symptoms can include anxiety, hallucinations, fainting, vomiting and even death. The physical effects of addiction and the withdrawal symptoms are dangerous. This stage of recovery should be monitored and directed by medical professionals. We have a developed a detox program that is safe and effective with your comfort and dignity at the forefront.
Your Unique Needs
Millions of Americans are struggling with opioid addiction, and each person’s struggle is unique. Thousands of people just like you seek treatment each year at medical rehabilitation treatment centers. For an addiction treatment program to be successful, it is essential that the plan is individualized and patient-centered. There are no one-size fits all solution.
Our state-of-the-art recovery facility is equipped to offer treatment options that are individualized to meet your unique recovery and transitional needs. Our experienced clinicians have extensive experience with people just like you who are suffering every day through this nightmare. Medical professionals and experienced staff will help you to understand that recovery is possible. This program will provide you with the recovery services that will lead to success and drug-free life.
The Path to a New Life: A Program that works for you.
It is crucial that you feel safe and valued as a patient. Our medical clinicians understand the struggle and want to be there to help you make that change. Do not wait a minute longer. Contact us today to get the immediate help you need. You are not alone. It's time to take the first steps on the path to recovery, and we are here to accompany you on the journey.
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