Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Royal Oak MI

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.

Eastwood Clinics
(248) 542-6070
1515 North Stephenson Highway
Royal Oak, MI
Hotline
(248) 542-6070
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Smith Counseling Centers
(248) 398-7061
2790 Coolidge Highway
Berkley, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Recovery Consultants Inc
(248) 543-1090
2710 West 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Millennium Treatment Services LLC
(248) 547-2223
1400 East 12 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Gateway Counseling Center
(248) 414-3382
1463 East 12 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Catholic Social Services of
(248) 548-4044
1424 East 11 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Oakland Family Services
(248) 544-4004x218
2351 West 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Arabic, Hindi

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Eastwood Clinics
(248) 288-9333
30701 Woodward Avenue
Royal Oak, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Chambers and Associates Company
(248) 589-1133
12 Church Avenue
Clawson, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients

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Metropolitan Rehabilitation Clinics
(248) 967-4310
21700 Greenfield Street
Oak Park, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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