Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Sevierville 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.

Peninsula Outpatient Center
(865) 970-9800
124 North Henderson Avenue
Sevierville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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English Mountain Recovery
(877) 459-8595
1096 Alpine Drive
Sevierville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Brookhaven Retreat
(865) 573-3656
1016 IC King Road
Seymour, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Centerstone
(615) 446-3797
721 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Cherokee Health Systems
(865) 670-9231
10263 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN
Hotline
(865) 670-9231
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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Cherokee Health Systems
(865) 573-0698
10731 Chapman Highway
Seymour, TN
Hotline
(865) 573-0698
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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English Mountain Recovery
(877) 459-8595
1096 Alpine Drive
Sevierville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Harbor House Inc
(901) 743-1836x2228
1979 Alcy Road
Memphis, TN
Hotline
(615) 780-5901
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, 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
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Guidance Center
(615) 794-9973
1915 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN
Hotline
(800) 704-2651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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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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