Prescription Drug Addiction Rehab in Kennesaw
Freedom from Dependency is Possible
Dependencies on prescription medications are some of the most insidious forms of drug addiction. After all, many users start with a legitimate need for these drugs. However, as patients begin to use their medication in abusive ways, addiction, health consequences, and tragedy can result.
The team at North Georgia Recovery Center is trained to address prescription drug addictions, including dependency on benzodiazepines and opiates. We build individual treatment plans for each of our patients to ensure that your needs are addressed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation to discuss your questions, concerns, and goals with our team, and learn more about our state-of-the-art facilities in Cobb County.
What You Should Know About Prescription Drug Dependency
Some of the most commonly abused types of prescription drugs include opiates and opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and stimulants. These drugs are frequently abused because they are highly addictive and produce feelings of euphoria, painlessness, and calmness, or alertness and energy in cases of stimulant abuse.
The types of drugs that may be abused vary, as do the effects of addiction. All addictive drugs carry a risk of overdose, which can be fatal.
The long-term effects of prescription drug addiction may include:
- Liver damage
- Heart disease
- Lung issues
- Anxiety, depression, and other mental health effects
Signs of Prescription Drug Addiction
Signs of prescription drug abuse by a loved one may include:
- Mood swings
- Sudden financial distress
- Isolating from friends and family
- Changes in behavior
- Struggles at school or work
- Irritability or aggression
- Doctor shopping to acquire more pills
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When we work with a patient, we do so with these elements in mind: Specificity, community, communication, and compassion. Through the recovery process, we will work to ensure that your treatment plan is working for you and that we keep you informed during every step. After you have completed our program, you will be a part of our community of staff, current and former patients, and families. We will continue to work with you throughout your recovery.
At North Georgia Recovery Center, you can benefit from our treatment options such as:
Individual therapy — Our licensed therapists will work one-on-one with you to address any struggles you are experiencing and combat the source of your addiction.
Family therapy — We believe in a family-focused approach. We can involve your loved ones in your treatment plan to ensure your support system is available at every step of the way.
Partial hospitalization program (PHP) — This program blends structure and comfort to help patients address and manage their addiction. During PHP you will work with doctors and pharmacists who are committed to your recovery.
Intensive outpatient program (IOP) — You’ll work through an individualized treatment plan that may involve individual, family, and group therapy, as well as art therapy, team building exercises, and spirituality groups.
Outpatient group — Our aftercare program continues the recovery process for people who have completed our intensive outpatient program. You’ll attend weekly individual therapy sessions and group therapy sessions as you build relationships with others who are working toward sobriety.
Taking on a prescription drug addiction can understandably feel intimidating and scary. However, know that your recovery will be worth it and that you do not have to face this battle alone. North Georgia Recovery Center is more than a rehabilitation facility, it is a community. Throughout your treatment and after you have completed our program, you will be supported by our licensed therapists and a family of current and former patients who are invested in your success.