Prescription Painkiller Addiction Treatment

The Discovery House offers an effective painkiller addiction treatment program, and we understand how important this kind of rehab is. Prescription drug addiction affects millions of Americans, and now causes more deaths every year than automobile accidents.

Prescription drugs come in many varieties, including:

  • Codeine
  • Xanax
  • Valium
  • Ativan
  • Adderall
  • Ritalin
  • Oxycodone
  • Vicodin
  • Ambien
  • Percocet

Many people today who are addicted to painkillers have had no prior history of drug addiction; they simply became dependent on medications their doctor prescribed for an illness or injury. Highly addicting prescription drugs can quickly take over an individual’s life and cause them to rely on the medications.

Obtaining Prescription Drugs

Painkiller addiction is common today because these substances are easy to buy. People who are addicted to street drugs will sometimes switch to prescription drugs that are cheaper and more readily available. Prescription drugs are often obtained illegally by users who doctor shop and get their prescriptions filled at different pharmacies. Many others buy their drugs from neighbors, relatives, or friends who are willing to sell for some quick money.

A big problem with prescription drugs is that they are commonly abused by young people. Teens can easily obtain drugs from their parent’s or grandparent’s medicine cabinet. Because the drugs are legal with a prescription, young people often do not see the danger in these substances, and feel more comfortable taking them than illicit street drugs. Abusing prescription drugs is dangerous, however, and many cause severe side effects including overdose and death.

Treatment for Painkiller Addiction

Prescription drug addiction is a serious problem. It can be difficult to overcome, and treatment for painkiller addiction at a professional facility is the best way to recover. The Discovery House provides a multidimensional approach to recovery, and we design each treatment program around the individual resident’s needs.

The staff at The Discovery House uses different therapy models and other effective programs that help residents take control of their life again by healing their body from the effects of these substances.  Our private, home-like environments include many amenities such as gourmet meals prepared by a private chef, and flat screen TVs, making it easier for residents to commit to treatment.  And, we maintain a 3 resident to 1 counselor caseload and expanded staff to ensure that we deliver the highest level of care to residents.

Painkiller Addiction Treatment

 If you or a loved one is suffering with a painkiller addiction, treatment might be necessary. Get help from our professionals today. Contact us via our form or by calling 888.962.9063 for more information about the addiction treatment programs we provide.

The Discovery House offers effective treatment for addictions to:

  • Alcohol
  • Heroin
  • Opiates
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Meth
  • Prescription Drugs

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