Doctors give prescription painkillers to their clients for their pain. These prescription drugs are safe as long as the patient does what their doctor tells them when taking these drugs. Painkilling prescription drugs are opioid drugs, and they are very addictive. If you’re using painkillers and think you might have an addiction, read more about the symptoms of prescription painkiller addiction.
The Prescription Painkiller Addiction Problem
In the United States, addiction to prescription painkillers is a huge problem because it causes thousands of deaths each year. If people ignore what their doctors tell them and take more painkillers than they should, they will become addicted. The thing that makes becoming addicted easy is that painkillers are out there and they are for sale. If you’ve been buying a lot of painkillers and have been taking them for a while, you’re probably addicted.
Symptoms of Prescription Painkiller Addiction
The definition of an addict is someone who “devotes or surrenders themselves to something habitually or obsessively.” So, a drug addict lives for using drugs and does anything for drugs because they think they can’t live without drugs. General symptoms of prescription painkiller addiction would look like this:
- Financial difficulties
- Strained relationships with loved ones
- Work or school responsibilities suffer
- Depressed or irritable moods
- Having muscle cramps
If you have these symptoms and you’re tired of living with them, find help today. The first step to fixing an addiction is admitting you have one. Crestview Recovery has a prescription painkiller addiction treatment program for every painkilling drug. Drugs that cause symptoms of prescription painkiller addiction are:
Crestview Recovery Has Successful Prescription Painkiller Addiction Programs
Every prescription painkiller is different as are their symptoms of addiction, so a different treatment is used for each addiction. Because every patient is different, they personalize a program to fit them, to use with their prescription painkiller addiction treatment. Treatment programs help each patient see the problems that trigger their drug use so they can deal with them. The clients learn that they don’t need drugs to deal with their problems.
Based in Portland, Oregon, Crestview Recovery has treatment programs for both men and women, over the age of 18. Programs include a combination of partial hospitalization, outpatient rehab, intensive outpatient treatment, and aftercare based on the addiction treated. Because this rehab center is in the Pacific Northwest, treatment also includes skiing, white water rafting, and snowboarding. Most health insurance plans cover the costs of Crestview Recovery treatment programs for the patient.
If you’ve been living with prescription painkiller addiction, it is time to stop the suffering. Crestview Recovery can help put the miserable life of addiction behind you by designing a treatment program just for you. Let Crestview Recovery start you on your way to recovery and help heal the damage caused by addiction. Contact Crestview Recovery at 866.262.0531 to begin the healing.