Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Twinsburg OH

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.

Center for Addiction Treatment
(440) 526-3030
10000 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Options Center Inc
(216) 921-8520
3898 Lee Road
Cleveland, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Rakesh Ranjan MD and Associates Inc
(216) 464-5200
3690 Orange Place Suite 330
Beachwood, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Connections Health Wellness
(216) 831-6466x322
24200 Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
Hotline
(216) 756-2235
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Community Assessment and Trt Services
(216) 441-0200
8415 Broadway Avenue
Cleveland, OH
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)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS

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New Visions Unlimited Inc
(216) 663-0200
15105 Broadway Avenue
Maple Heights, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients

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South Pointe Hospital
(216) 761-7990
4110 Warrensville Center Road
Warrensville Heights, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Laurelwood Counseling Center of
(216) 595-0500
23240 Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
Hotline
(440) 953-3000
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, Italian, Spanish

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Glenbeigh Center of Beachwood
(216) 464-5800
3789-B South Green Road
Beachwood, OH
Hotline
(440) 951-7000
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
(216) 265-6800
10 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights, OH
Hotline
(216) 265-6800
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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