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Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Baraboo WI

Treatment for older patients who have become addicted to medications prescribed for them should not follow the same protocols as treatment of those who became addicts through recreational use of drugs. While some principles of twelve-step programs can be useful, they tend to focus on psychological and emotional pain rather than physical pain.

Sauk County Dept of Human Services
(608) 355-4200
505 Broadway Street
Baraboo, WI
Hotline
(800) 533-5692
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Pauquette Center for
(608) 742-5518
2901 Hunters Trail
Portage, WI
Hotline
(608) 742-5344
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Behavioral Health Services of
(715) 685-5400x5408
1635 Maple Lane
Ashland, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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North Shore Clinic and Consultants Inc
(262) 375-1116
West 62 North 248 Washington Avenue
Cedarburg, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Quality Addiction Management
(608) 250-2512
902 Ann Street
Madison, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Saint Clare Center
(608) 356-1533
1510 Jefferson Street
Baraboo, WI
Hotline
(800) 433-2688
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men

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Pathway Clinic
(608) 643-3663
560 4th Street
Prairie Du Sac, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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American Behavioral Clinic
(262) 797-2818
15285 Watertown Plank Road
Elm Grove, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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ACCESS Inc
(715) 635-4858
W4851 Highway 635
Spooner, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Genesis Behavioral Services Inc
(262) 633-5001
1654 Washington Avenue
Racine, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment

Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment for Older Patients

As the population ages and Baby Boomers slide into senior status, misuse of prescription drugs is becoming more and more of a problem. As new drugs are developed to treat the usual problems of aging, older patients can find themselves with an entire pharmacopia to deal with. The issue is compounded by the increase in medical specialization, which means a patient may be seeing—and getting prescriptions from—many different practitioners, most of whom don’t communicate with each other. The result, far too often, is over-medication and sometimes addiction.

Most commonly, people become addicted to pain medications such as Vicodin and OxyContin . If they take the prescribed dosage and the pain persists, it’s easy for them to think they should take another. Elderly patients may also forget that they’ve already taken a dose, a problem that increases as the drug affects their mental abilities.

Holistic Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment

Treatment for older patients who have become addicted to medications prescribed for them should not follow the same protocols as treatment of those who became addicts through recreational use of drugs. While some principles of twelve-step programs can be useful, they tend to focus on psychological and emotional pain rather than physical pain.

Holistic prescription drug addiction treatment can offer patients ways to cope with their ailments without overdosing on painkillers. There...

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