Our physicians are highly qualified and experienced in prescribing medications that can help with stopping the cravings and relieving withdrawal symptoms for different substances. Our physicians can also provide hospital based detoxification for those patients in need of this level of care prior to entering into an intensive outpatient program.
Recovery road medical center provides expert assessment for both these conditions and individualized treatment which can include appropriate medication for both craving and the mental health disorder in conjunction with intensive daily therapy. Recovery Road offers family members opportunities through education and group therapy to work together in gaining knowledge about their loved one’s illness and the power to change its self destructive course.
Chemical Dependency is a term that refers to a disease of the nervous system which is manifested by a loss of control over the use of a substance resulting in problems from its use and may be accompanied by withdrawal symptoms when the substance is discontinued. The person may experience craving for the substance and continue to use the substance despite adverse consequences. Each substance can carry the risk for misuse, abuse or dependence.
The use of the drug may also result in both physical and psychological injury or illness. These can include liver damage, heart problems, infections such as AIDs, legal problems, divorce, alienation from children, financial loss, depression, panic attacks, hospitalization, memory loss(both acute blackouts and actual brain injury that may be permanent) and multiple injuries . Patients may develop physical, mental and emotion pain.