Top 5 Benefits of Outpatient Prescription Drug Rehab
Prescriptions drug abuse is the use of any prescription drug for the feelings or effects it elicits, use by someone for whom it was not intended, or use in ways other than intended. It may involve taking more medication that prescribed, more frequently, or using it with other substances and according to the NIDA, “an estimated 52 million people (20 percent of those aged 12 and older) have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons at least once in their lifetimes.”
In the most recent 2013 NSSATS report from SAMHS, “outpatient treatment was provided by 80 to 82 percent of facilities.” Improvements and access to outpatient prescription drug rehab has proven to be as beneficial as it is necessary to the thousands of people who would otherwise not seek treatment. Following, are the top 5 benefits of outpatient prescription drug rehab.
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1.) Detox Safety and Comfort
Prescription drug abuse can lead to physical and psychological dependence where the person needs to use them to feel a sense of “normalcy” and suffers withdrawals when they try to quit. Other consequences may be impaired physical or psychological health, emotional instabilities, or poly-substance abuse that can complicate the withdrawal process.
Detox safety and comfort are primary benefits of outpatient prescription drug rehab where qualified staff can provide the necessary monitoring and support for medical or psychiatric needs along with counseling and motivation to continue treatment.
2.) Comprehensive Treatment
Outpatient prescription drug rehab involves comprehensive treatment that combines counseling, behavioral therapies, individual, group, and family support, necessary medication assistance, and psychosocial services to help the person achieve and maintain a drug free lifestyle. Call 800-895-1695 toll free for help finding treatment today.
The person is able to go on with their daily lives while being in treatment and not having to forfeit their time in an inpatient facility 24 hours a day to improve overall functioning and independence.
4.) Improved Physical Health
Physical health impairments are experienced by the majority of prescriptions drug abusers because over time there become a general disregard for health with poor eating, sleeping, and unhealthy behaviors that occur.
Outpatient prescription drug rehab professionals can help the person improve their physical health by providing education, guidance, resources, and support, regarding nutrition and referrals to medical help.
5.) Improved Psychological Health
The abuse of any prescription drug affects the mental health of the individual changing their behaviors, personality, moods, and emotional stability. Outpatient prescription rehab can help them overcome these problems through counseling, therapy, and support services provided by knowledgeable substance abuse professionals and/or referrals to psychiatric professionals whenever necessary.
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