Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment
Methamphetamine – like other hard drugs – is hard to beat without professional treatment. Here at United Recovery Project, we take a unique approach to luxury addiction treatment, creating tailored plans to meet each client’s needs. Since many of us are recovering addicts, we know the battles you’ll face as you put meth behind you. Our wide range of therapies and holistic treatment options enable you to recover from emotional trauma, develop healthy coping mechanisms, and regain lifelong skills that will aid your recovery. Whether you’re at our medical detox facility or luxury rehab center, we offer personalized and judgment-free care to help you succeed on your journey.
Methamphetamine Addiction At A Glance
- Meth overdose deaths increased five-fold between 2012 and 2018
- Overdoses from meth make up approximately four percent of total overdose deaths
- Methamphetamine overdose have risen consistently since 1999
- Around 2.5 million Americans over the age of 12 used meth in the last year
- 53 percent of adults who use meth meet the criteria for a methamphetamine disorder
The Dangers Of Methamphetamine Addiction
The risks of methamphetamine addiction include, but are not limited to:
- Violent and irritable behavior
- Long-term liver and kidney damage
- Paranoia and hallucinations
- Increased anxiety and confusion
- Permanent brain damage
Methamphetamine Addiction Withdrawal
The first step to entering recovery is admitting you have a methamphetamine addiction. After coming to terms with your addiction, you must detoxify your body – “purging” all traces of the narcotic from your system. Addicts who have entered recovery before know that detox is often one of the most grueling parts of ones’ recovery journey. Depending on the severity of your addiction, the duration of substance abuse detox programs ranges from a week to several weeks. Our staff works around the clock at our medical detox center to help you manage your withdrawal symptoms comfortably.
Attempting to quit methamphetamine at home without the care of medical professionals is highly risky. In some cases, methamphetamine withdrawal addictions can provide to be deadly. Some of the most common withdrawal side effects include:
- Insomnia or hypersomnia
- Paramonia (a.k.a nightmare disorder)
Do You Need A Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment Program?
Methamphetamine – a synthetic psychostimulant – is a highly addictive drug that triggers a euphoric high. Furthermore, meth is widely available across the United States, making it easier to get hooked and feed your addiction. Methamphetamine comes in various forms, including a powder, base, or crystal.
When you take meth, your body releases the feel-good hormone dopamine. Eventually, you develop a dependency because your brain shifts its natural equilibrium, making it ever so challenging to curb a methamphetamine addiction. We highly recommend substance abuse treatment if you use meth (even if you’re not a daily user). Experiencing the symptoms above when trying to stop meth indicates you have a severe methamphetamine addiction. This addiction could lead to serious side effects or even death in the worst-case scenario.
The Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment Recovery Process
Entering a substance abuse detox program is one of the first steps to methamphetamine addiction recovery. During detox, you’ll work with licensed medical professionals to ease your withdrawal symptoms using holistic and medicinal remedies. After detox, many recovering addicts find a sense of clarity and purpose that fuels their recovery journeys.
Upon completing our methamphetamine detox program, individuals work with a licensed therapist and an on-staff psychiatrist to plan the next steps. Here at United Recovery Project, we take a holistic approach and tailor each luxury addiction treatment plan to meet our client’s needs.
We offer various drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs, including:
- Addiction therapy programs
- Extended residential treatment
- Intensive outpatient program (IOP)
- Outpatient addiction rehab
- Addiction relapse prevention
- LGBTQ addiction treatment program
- Men’s addiction rehab program
- Women’s addiction rehab program
After receiving methamphetamine addiction treatment, many recovering addicts live in a sober living home before transitioning to everyday life. Recovering addicts can put their newfound skills to use in sober living while making lifelong friends who share the same common goal. Here at United Recovery Project, we have two gender-specific sober living homes. These luxurious residences allow individuals to live independently while having a fallback plan in place.
Methamphetamine Addiction Therapy
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to methamphetamine addiction treatment. We’re proud to offer a comprehensive selection of therapy options because we acknowledge that everyone heals differently. Some individuals recover better by participating in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), whereas others prefer art or music therapy. Some of our therapy programs include:
- Group therapy
- Equine therapy
- Art therapy
- Music therapy
- Motivational therapy
- Nutrition therapy
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)
- Life skills training
Methamphetamine Addiction Alumni Program
Recovering from methamphetamine abuse is a lifelong journey; you’re not finished the second you leave our substance abuse program. Therefore, we highly encourage all recovering addicts to participate in our alumni program. In our alumni program, you’ll meet recovering addicts from all backgrounds. We host in-person events at our South Florida location and maintain a virtual presence for those in other states. Participating in our alumni program makes you surround yourself with individuals who have walked in your shoes and experienced the same struggles. However, everyone in the alumni program has the same goal: lifelong sobriety. When you participate in our alumni program, you get the opportunity to partake in engaging activities and hear recovery stories from fellow recovering addicts.