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How You Can Beat Opiate Addiction with Inpatient Rehab

The common response to people with an addiction is “Seek treatment.” And that isn’t incorrect. Addicts deserve personalized care from experts to help them through a very difficult transition. But, what the blanket push to treatment fails to do is to explain how treatment works and what it can offer the addict. There needs to be an answer to the follow-up question: “Why?”

“I have an addiction.”

“Get to rehab.”

“Why?”

What follows is a discussion of the various benefits offered by inpatient rehabilitation for opiate addiction. It should answer the question “Why?” and it should help you to better understand how this treatment will assist you in beating your addiction. Of course, it can’t cover everything, so the focus is on basics that are present at all inpatient programs for opiate addiction.

You are encouraged to keep asking questions and researching. When you start demanding answers to your questions, you will start getting them. One source of answers is RehabCenters.com. A call to 800-481-6320Who Answers? connects you with experts who have the answers and can direct you to topnotch inpatient care.

Assessment

Beat Opiate Addiction

Group therapy works to address and correct drug using behaviors.

The first step of inpatient rehab is an evaluation performed by the staff at the treatment program. You might be thinking that an assessment doesn’t sound like a way to beat and addiction, but it is because this assessment will allow the facility’s staff to design the best treatment plan for you and the more individualized the plan, the better it will work. The goal is to create something cost effective that will fit in the care setting without constricting you.

This is a very thorough process that evaluates both your psychological and mental health, as well as your social situation. In addition, you will be screened for the presence of drugs in your system and the amount present will determine how the center proceeds next.

You will also be evaluated for co-existing conditions, those that are present in addition to the addiction. If you have a dual diagnosis, the treatment plan will be an integrated one that addresses both problems jointly.

Detox

The next step is detoxification, the process by which you rid your body of drugs. It seems like a pretty clear process without many steps, but it actually is carefully designed and has many elements in place.

Along with alcohol, opiates present withdrawal that is so difficult that it can literally cost you your life is it is not performed with complete oversight. This is why inpatient care is so crucial.

The 24-hour care you receive will keep you safe during this time and that is an important way to help you beat addiction. Generally, it is recommended that your facility follow a medical model, where you are monitored by doctors and nurses in a hospital setting. But, most inpatient programs are capable of effectively guiding you through detox.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration divides detox into three stages: assessment (as mentioned previously); stabilization, the concrete progression of eliminating opiates from your system; and developing patient readiness for and entry into further treatment. The third stage will help you transition from the detox part of inpatient care to the active opiate addiction treatment.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Studies demonstrate opiate addicts who participate in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) achieve a higher level of recovery success than those who do not participate in it. It can be an aid in detox, where it eases withdrawal pain, but it also diminishes cravings, which allows you to focus more fully on other elements of your inpatient treatment.

In an inpatient facility, you are removed from those environmental triggers and stresses that can activate a relapse. However, that doesn’t eliminate the physical and psychological cravings that will continue for some time. MAT quiets those. It also reduces the highs and lows of opiate addiction and that stability also helps you to focus on other aspects of treatment.

Currently, the following medications are approved for opiate MAT:

  • Methadone
  • Naltrexone
  • Buprenorphine
  • Naloxone

Each offers different benefits and your assessment will help the clinician in charge of your case determine the best choice for your treatment plan.

Therapy

Whether in individual form or group, all inpatient opiate treatment will use therapy because it addresses and corrects many of the behaviors that contribute to opiate use. The National Institute on Drug Abuse specifies treatment will be rigorous initially—consisting of multiple sessions a day—and will relax into fewer sessions and hours spent over time.

Common therapy methods include:

Each component of your treatment actively works to help you to beat your addiction and the primary benefit of inpatient care is that you have the freedom and environment necessary to give all of yourself to the process and its elements. For help beating your opiate addiction and finding an inpatient center, call 800-481-6320Who Answers?. We are waiting to hear from you.

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