Overcoming an addiction can be one of the greatest struggles that an individual can face during his or her lifetime. An addiction to opioids, such as heroin, morphine, or prescription painkillers, can cause individuals to feel trapped in an overwhelming spiral of substance abuse. Many people quickly find that every facet of their lives is controlled by opioids and the quest to obtain and use more of these substances frequently becomes the top priority. Home life, work, and relationships all fall second and drastically begin to suffer. Those addicted to opioids are also at an increased risk for experiencing extremely damaging health risks due to their addiction. The longer individuals wait to obtain professional treatment, the higher the risk is that a fatal overdose can take place.
San Diego Comprehensive Treatment Centers are here to help break the cycle of addiction. Our team of dedicated healthcare professionals can provide patients with the tools and support required to regain control life and defeat an addiction to opioids. Through our comprehensive treatment approach, patients utilize both medication assisted treatment and therapeutic interventions in order to achieve sobriety. Medication assisted treatment has been proven to be a safe and effective route to take to overcome an addiction to heroin, painkillers, and other such substances by providing the following benefits:
- By utilizing medication assisted treatment, cravings for additional opioids are reduced which lowers the chances of relapsing
- The prescription medications used within treatment is extremely safe and presents no harmful side effects as long as patients follow the directions given under the supervision of our dedicated medical staff
- The symptoms that typically accompany withdrawal are lessened which provides patients the opportunity to focus on the other components of recovery
If you or someone you love is struggling with an opioid addiction, please contact a San Diego Comprehensive Treatment Center today. Our compassionated and knowledgeable staff is here to help you defeat your addiction and resume a healthy, happy, and opioid-free life.