Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Grand Island NE

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.

Mid Plains Center for
(308) 385-5250
914 Baumann Drive
Grand Island, NE
Hotline
(800) 515-3326
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Saint Francis
(308) 398-5427
2116 West Faidley Avenue
Grand Island, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men

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Seekers of Serenity Place
(402) 564-9994
4432 Sunrise Place
Columbus, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)

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Houses of Hope of Nebraska Inc
(402) 435-3165x110
2015 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Open Door Mission Ministries
(402) 422-1111
2706 North 21st Street East
Omaha, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(308) 382-3660x92296
2201 North Broadwell Street
Grand Island, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

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Catholic Charity
(402) 563-3833x12
3020 18th Street
Columbus, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Alegent Health Psychiatric Associates
(402) 717-4673
6901 North 72nd Street
Omaha, NE
Hotline
(402) 717-4673
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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O''Neill Valley Hope
(402) 336-3747
1421 North 10th Street
ONeill, NE
Hotline
(800) 544-5101
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

Data Provided by:
Saint Francis
(308) 398-5427
2116 West Faidley Avenue
Grand Island, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men

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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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