Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Greenville TX

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.

Glen Oaks Hospital
(903) 454-6000
301 East Division Street
Greenville, TX
Hotline
(800) 443-1109
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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L-H Transitional Center Inc
(713) 692-1728
2410 Caplin Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Unlimited Visions Aftercare Inc
(281) 427-8786
616 Park Street
Baytown, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Williams Williams and Hanks LC
(866) 498-1478
19333 Clay Road
Katy, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Amarillo Council on Alcoholism and
(806) 374-6688
803 South Rusk Street
Amarillo, TX
Hotline
(800) 566-6688
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Addiction Treatment Resources
(903) 883-4500
3819 Highway 34
Greenville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Recovery Healthcare Corporation
(469) 467-9933
3400 Silverstone Street
Plano, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Texas Clinic
(713) 468-0536
9320 Westview Drive
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Hindi, Spanish, Urdu

Data Provided by:
Scott and White Alcohol and Drug
(254) 724-2751
2401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient

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Maintenance and Recovery Services Inc
(512) 899-2100
2627 Jones Road
Austin, TX
Hotline
(512) 899-2100
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, 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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