Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Center Washington DC

Abuse of prescription drugs , especially among young people, is increasing at an alarming rate. In answer to the increasing need, there are many prescription drug addiction treatment centers for you to choose from.

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

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Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
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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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Mental Health Substance Abuse Program
(202) 462-4788x241
2831 15th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Kolmac Clinic
(202) 638-1992
1411 K Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
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)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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UPO Comprehensive Treatment Center
(202) 682-6599
33 N Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Second Genesis Inc
(202) 222-0120
1320 Harvard Street NW
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)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients

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

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

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Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Center

A Growing Need for Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Centers

Abuse of prescription drugs , especially among young people, is increasing at an alarming rate. In the past, those who abused prescription drugs often got hooked on them when they were prescribed for a legitimate medical problem. These days, however, teenagers and young adults are raiding their parents’ and grandparents’ medicine cabinets for anything they can throw into a bowl at a “pharm party.” Approximately 15 percent of high school seniors nationwide report using prescription drugs, particularly painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin, to get high, and there are more emergency room visits for prescription drugs than for marijuana and heroin combined. Today’s teenagers are earning the sobriquet, “Generation Rx.”

Because these drugs are legal when prescribed by doctors and sold at any pharmacy, teenagers think they are less dangerous than street drugs. However, they have little understanding of the dangers of mixing unknown drugs. Dosage is almost impossible to monitor, so overdose and addiction are common. If you or someone you care about has become addicted, it’s vital to get treatment as soon as possible.

How to Find a Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Center

In answer to the increasing need, there are many prescription drug addiction treatment centers for you to choose from. If you are a young addict, it is highly recommended that you choose a facility that specializes in people your a...

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