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Prescription Medication Addiction

Both stimulants and depressants, everything from painkillers to behavioral medications, are substances you can become dependent on if not taken as prescribed by a doctor. Abusing these substances can actually change your brain chemistry over time, ultimately having adverse effects on your self-control and your ability to make sound choices. 

Dealing with these effects can also leave you with an intense urge to continue using the drugs, creating an endless cycle. If you or someone you love needs help ending the cycle of prescription drug addiction, our team at Focus is here to help.

Warning Signs

  • Doctor shopping and getting multiple prescriptions for the same health issue
  • Splitting pills or having multiple bottles of drugs on hand, often from more than one doctor
  • Not caring about their appearance or looking disheveled 
  • Buying pills off other people or on the street
  • Refusing to talk about their health problems or prescription med use
  • Slowed speech
  • Loss of motor skills or coordination
  • Mood swings or irritability
  • Irregular sleep patterns
  • Appetite changes or dramatic weight fluctuation
  • Withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, dizziness, sweating, nausea, tremors, etc.
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Treating Prescription Medication 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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