Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Centerville UT

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.

Bountiful Treatment Center
(801) 292-2318
146 West 300 South Street
Bountiful, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Lakeview Hospital
(801) 299-2443
630 East Medical Drive
Bountiful, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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First Step House
(801) 359-8862x114
411 Grant Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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LDS Hospital Intermountain Healthcare
(801) 408-5580
C Street and 8th Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 265-3049
Services Provided
Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Volunteers of America/Utah
(801) 363-9400
252 West Brooklyn Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 363-9400x0
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)

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Davis Behavioral Health Inc
(801) 298-3446
470 East Medical Drive
Bountiful, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Positive Adjustments Corporation
(801) 299-1323
48 East 400 South
Bountiful, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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University of Utah Medical Center
(801) 581-6228x581
30 North 1900 East Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Davis Behavioral Health Inc
(801) 773-7060
2250 North 1700 West Street
Layton, UT
Hotline
(801) 773-7060
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, German, Korean, Spanish

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New Horizons
(801) 593-0008
360 South Fort Lane
Layton, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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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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