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Opioid Addiction

Though opioids are frequently prescribed by doctors to treat pain from an injury or post surgery, their misuse can spiral out of control faster than you might think. It’s really important to understand the risks that come with abusing this type of drug. Excessive opioid use actually changes your brain chemistry, leaving it unable to effectively manage pain on its own. 

Since opioid use triggers a surge of dopamine from the brain, an intensified sense of pleasure is the result, and that feeling leaves users craving more and more. This process has an impact on the way the brain oversees rewards, self-control, and decision making– all of which can make it seem impossible for an opioid user to stop. If abusing prescription drugs or other illicit substances is something you struggle with, our team at Focus is here to help.

Warning Signs

  • Running out of prescription pills too quickly
  • Buying pills from others or off the street
  • Uncontrollable cravings
  • Changes in sleep habits
  • Drowsiness
  • Weight loss
  • Frequent flu-like symptoms
  • Decreased libido
  • Changes in energy levels or exercise habits
  • Issues with maintaining personal hygiene
  • Isolation from family or friends
  • New financial struggles
  • Stealing from family, friends, or elsewhere
  • General inability to control opioid use
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Treating Opioid Addiction

At Focus, you’ll find caring staff and a supportive community to help you achieve lasting sobriety. Our treatment addresses underlying emotional concerns to help uncover root causes of the addiction in a judgment-free, compassionate setting. Our program framework includes:

  • 24-hour medical and behavioral monitoring
  • Onsite medical detox
  • Individual and group therapy with Master’s level therapists using elements of Acceptance andCommitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Outdoor/adventure programming
  • Yoga, meditation, and mindfulness
  • Expressive therapies such as art and music therapy
  • 12-step program philosophies
  • Psychoeducation and skill building groups
  • Family therapy and support
  • Nutrition counseling (as needed)
  • Weekly therapeutic outings
  • Intensive relapse prevention

We care.

Why Focus?

Helping others find healing and recovery is our passion and life’s work. We work together to create a safe and compassionate treatment environment for everyone who walks through our doors.
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We're experienced.

Why Focus?

Our experienced and multidisciplinary team is made up of doctors, therapists, dietitians, nurses, and support staff who are great at what they do. We’re wholly committed to providing the best possible care.
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We've been there too.

Why Focus?

Many of us are walking our own paths of recovery. That means we understand your struggles first hand because many of us have experienced the same adversities ourselves. We believe this insight helps us better support you.
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A Program That Meets Your Needs

Seeking treatment is a big step, and we’re here to help you find the right program for you or your loved one. Learn more about our program offerings through the link below.


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