Prescription Drug Rehabs Wilmington CA

Abuse of painkillers, tranquilizers and other prescription drugs is becoming epidemic, especially among young people. These so-called “white collar addictions” are no less dangerous than addictions to street drugs, though users are often lulled into thinking they are safe because they are manufactured and distributed legally. Read more.

Aegis Medical Systems Inc
(310) 513-1300
1322 North Avalon Boulevard
Wilmington, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Russian, Spanish

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Behavioral Health Services
(310) 549-2710
1318 North Avalon Boulevard
Wilmington, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Western Health Harbor City Clinic
(310) 534-5590
1647 West Anaheim Street
Harbor City, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Palm House Inc
(310) 830-7803
2515 East Jefferson Street
Carson, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
Spanish, Tagalog

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Options for Recovery
(310) 222-5410
1124 West Carson Street
Torrance, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Transcultural Health Development
(310) 549-8383
117 East Harry Bridges Boulevard
Wilmington, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Spanish

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La Clinica Del Pueblo
(310) 830-0100
1547 North Avalon Boulevard
Wilmington, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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American Indian Changing Spirits
(562) 388-8118
2120 Williams Street
Long Beach, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Family Service
(562) 436-3358
1043 Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Joint Efforts Inc
(310) 831-2358x101
505 South Pacific Avenue
San Pedro, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Prescription Drug Rehabs

Prescription Drug Rehabs For “White Collar” Addictions

Many people have an inaccurate (or at least incomplete) understanding when they hear about “the drug problem in this country.” They immediately envision an emaciated crackhead picking at the sores on her skin, a wild-eyed methamphetamine tweaker out in the boonies, or a heroin junkie nodded out on a filthy city street. While these problems certainly do exist, it might be surprising to learn that approximately 40 percent of admissions to drug treatment centers consist of prescription drug abusers.

Abuse of painkillers, tranquilizers and other prescription drugs is becoming epidemic, especially among young people. These so-called “white collar addictions” are no less dangerous than addictions to street drugs, though users are often lulled into thinking they are safe because they are manufactured and distributed legally. Psychosis, life-threatening seizures, overdose and other severe health issues result from using prescription drugs, and recovery is a long and difficult process.

 Specialized Prescription Drug Rehabs

Quitting prescription drugs abruptly can be dangerous, so the first step in recovery is to enter a prescription drug rehab center licensed for detoxification. Medically supervised detox uses anticonvulsant medications and other ameliorative measures that make withdrawal safer and more comfortable, though the process takes a long time. There are also more rapid detox techniques, such as neurotransmi...

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