GHB Addiction Treatment
According to national surveys, more than 30 million Americans have abuse GHB at least once in their life and about 1% of all 12 grade students have tried this dangerous club drug at least once. GHB addiction is responsible for thousands of date rapes and sexual assults. This powerful drug has very serious short term and long term consequences. GHB addiction requires immediate treatment in order to reduce the serious long-term side effects associated with GHB use.
Some of the most common side effects of GHB addiction include liver failure, seizures, and potentially fatal respiratory problems. GHB addiction has serious withdrawal consequences including both physical and psychological effects that are difficult for the addict to deal with. Drug rehab centers can provide a safe place for GHB addicts to detoxify from the drug and recover from GHB addiction.
Individuals will abuse GHB and other drugs for a number of different reasons. Drug rehab centers can help the individual to learn why they abuse GHB and heal from the root cause of the GHB addiction to prevent future relapse. Drug rehab centers also provide a safe place for individuals to medically detox from GHB and deal with the psychological problems associated with GHB addiction.
Depending on the reason that the individual abuses GHB a treatment method is designed by the therapists and counselors at drug rehab centers. This may include group therapy, individual counseling or a number of other treatments. Most GHB addicts will deny the dangers of the drug and may even need help to learn that this drug actually is very dangerous and can kill the. Drug rehab centers can help GHB addicts to learn the ramifications of GHB abuse and to stop using GHB.