Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Mc Minnville TN

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.

CHEER Mental Health Center
(931) 473-9649
120 Omni Drive
Mc Minnville, TN
Hotline
(800) 704-2651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Volunteer Treatment Center Inc
(423) 265-3122
2347 Rossville Boulevard
Chattanooga, TN
Hotline
(423) 322-2490
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women

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Quinco Mental Health Center
(731) 658-6113x121
10710 Highway 64
Bolivar, TN
Hotline
(800) 467-2515
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Jackson Professional Associates
(731) 660-0880
1869 Highway 45 Bypass
Jackson, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Quinco Mental Health Center
(731) 989-3401
925 East Main Street
Henderson, TN
Hotline
(800) 467-2515
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Cherokee Health Systems
(865) 992-3849
4330 Maynardville Highway
Maynardville, TN
Hotline
(865) 992-3849
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bendell Alcohol and Drug Treatment Fac
(865) 774-4432
114 Bruce Street
Sevierville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Hiwassee Mental Health Center
(423) 479-5454
940 South Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN
Hotline
(800) 704-2651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 928-6581
321 West Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Pathfinders Inc
(615) 848-0773
815 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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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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