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Substance Abuse Treatment

Xanax Treatment

Xanax Addiction can be reduced by diminishing the dependency on the drug. This is done through an administered tapering down of the drug. The addict is strictly monitored for controlled use. Although this method is slow, it is more effective than the sudden approach and reduces the effects of Xanax withdrawal in Cleveland .

The tapering may take several months and allows the brain to keep up with the reduction of the drugs. This also allows users to understand their actual need for the medication which is helpful to during this process.

Additionally the sudden approach for detoxification can also be used but must be done under strict medical supervision. A quick detoxification can be extremely discomforting and the addict has to go through the full force of the withdrawal symptoms. Detoxification after Xanax addiction should never be attempted without the supervision of a medical professional in Cleveland .

Signs and Symptoms of Abuse

Every type of drug has their own signs and symptoms, but some of the common symptoms of abuse include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Unsteady walking
  • Sweating
  • Poor coordination
  • Low blood pressure
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Dizziness
  • Poor judgment

Effects of Xanax Abuse

Xanax addiction may have numerous detrimental effects of drug abuse on your body. Since the depressant affects the central nervous system, the effects are mostly prevalent in mind functions.

Effects include:

  • Slurred speech
  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
  • Lack of coordination
  • Short term memory impairment
  • Severe Sedation

Treatment for Prescription Drug Abuse

Counseling may be provided to an individual involved in prescription drug abuse in Cleveland . This may be individual, group or family counseling depending upon the preferences of the addict or the ripple effect of addictive behavior. Often times, prescription drug abuse may be an indicator of a pre-existing underlying condition relating to social or mental health.

Counseling will help the addict recreate healthy relationships and get involved in healthy activities that will increase the self esteem of the prescription drug addict.

Additionally, the prescription drug addict will have to undergo a detoxification procedure as part of the treatment. This should be done under the care of a medical professional in Cleveland as withdrawal symptoms associated with prescription drug abuse can be extremely dangerous. Following a successful detox, the patient will begin to follow a personalized treatment plan that is designed to lead the addict toward the path of sobriety.