Oxycontin Addiction Washington DC

Oxycontin is an opiate that depresses the central nervous system by acting on opioid receptors. Opiates are drugs derived from opium, which comes from the poppy plant. Treatment for Oxycontin addiction should not be taken lightly as it is a very difficult and long process to fully recover.

Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
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Substance abuse
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(202) 797-8806x1000
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(202) 682-6599
33 N Street NE
Washington, DC
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(202) 698-3773
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
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Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse
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Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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Oasis
(202) 396-9480
910 Bladensburg Road NE
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient

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(202) 939-7623
1701 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
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(202) 797-4444
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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(202) 232-6100
1325 W Street NW
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Oxycontin Addiction

Due to the large influx of doctors prescribing pain medications and the potency of the drugs being prescribed, it has become easier and easier to become addicted to drugs like Oxycontin. Although Oxycontin is very effective at relieving severe and chronic pain usually associated with injuries and terminal diseases, it is unfortunately extremely addictive. In this day of a “pill solves everything,” doctors are more likely to just haphazardly assign medication to patients without looking at more holistic causes. As with the increase in addictions, treatment for Oxycontin addiction is increasing as well.

Oxycontin is an opiate that depresses the central nervous system by acting on opioid receptors. Opiates are drugs derived from opium, which comes from the poppy plant. Treatment for Oxycontin addiction should not be taken lightly as it is a very difficult and long process to fully recover.

Find Treatment for Oxycontin Addiction

Treatment for Oxycontin addiction is crucial. The potency of the drug makes it easy to overdose. Treatment will include checking into a rehabilitation center where staff and other patients will provide support through the detoxification process which in the case of Oxycontin detoxification can be very painful and even traumatic. Long term treatment may include joining a support group to talk about the addiction with others who are going through the same thing as you. Friends and family members should help in the recovery process my providing ...

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