Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Sheboygan WI

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.

Sheboygan County Health & Human Serv
(920) 459-3151
1011 North 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI
Hotline
(920) 459-3151
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Libertas of Sheboygan
(920) 803-0740
2108 Koehler Memorial Drive
Sheboygan, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Quality Addiction Management
2240 Prarrie Avenue
Beloit, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Triniteam Inc
(715) 836-8106
202 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Kinnic Falls
(715) 426-6330
215 East Broadway Street
River Falls, WI
Hotline
(800) 525-4712
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Genesis Behavioral Services Inc
(920) 457-7802
503 Wisconsin Avenue
Sheboygan, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Ctr
(920) 451-5548
2629 North 7th Street
Sheboygan, WI
Hotline
(920) 451-5548
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Pauquette Center for
(608) 742-5518
2901 Hunters Trail
Portage, WI
Hotline
(608) 742-5344
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Gundersen Lutheran
(608) 775-2287
1910 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI
Hotline
(608) 775-4344
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Aro Counseling Centers Inc
(262) 367-5104
2314 North Grandview Bouldvard
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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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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