Painkiller Addiction Information Washington DC

There are many more, but these drugs are widely abused because of their availability and ease to get either on the streets or from a physician. Sometimes, people become addicted by accident, especially if they're being treated for pain and under a doctor's care. People who are suffering from a painkiller addiction are more likely to seek help than those who are addicted to heroin.

Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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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)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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Howard University Hospital
(202) 865-6611
2041 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
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(202) 698-6080
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
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Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
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Seniors/older adults, Women, Men
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Salvation Army
(202) 269-6333x226
2100 New York Avenue NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Samaritan Inns
(202) 667-8831
2523 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
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Halfway house

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Hillcrest Children''s Center
(202) 232-6100
1325 W Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
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Spanish

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Painkiller Addiction Information

Being addicted to pain killers seems to be more and more common as every year passes. These drugs are becoming cheaper and easier than other street drugs to get a hold of. The sense of euphoria and the level of “high” that people can get on painkillers are so desirable that some will go to dramatic lengths to get those pills in their hands. People are becoming addicted to drugs like:

Vicodin

Oxycontin

Codeine

Percocet

Morphine

Fentanyl

There are many more, but these drugs are widely abused because of their availability and ease to get either on the streets or from a physician. Sometimes, people become addicted by accident, especially if they’re being treated for pain and under a doctor’s care. People who are suffering from a painkiller addiction are more likely to seek help than those who are addicted to heroin. This is most likely because the addiction was accidental and they are under the care of a physician who is helping them manage the pain.

Seek Help for Painkiller Addiction

Just because painkillers are prescribed to manage moderate to severe pain, it does not mean that they are safe. Painkillers can be dangerous is abused and can cause respiratory problems, seizures and even death in the case of an overdose. If you need assistance for painkiller addiction, please seek the help of a medical professional and get checked into a rehabilitation facility that specializes in the treatment of painkiller addiction.

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