Drinking is an issue for 30 percent of Americans and can cause devastating effects—from serious medical issues to damaged relationships—for adults, teens, and their families. Treatment is individualized and depends on the severity of the problem.
Below is a list of drugs that you may be concerned are a problem for you or a loved one. You can read more about the effects of each drug, signs and symptoms of abuse, and options for treatment.
Marijuana can disrupt lives and cause lasting cognitive and medical problems—especially for those who use daily, and for adolescents, whose brains are still developing. Marijuana is a problem for many of the adults and almost all the teens we treat.
The U.S. is in the midst of an epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths due to prescription painkillers and heroin, drugs made from opium. Treatment usually begins with withdrawal and stabilization services and includes the full continuum of care.
Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug that produces short-term euphoria and potentially life-threatening physical effects. All of our programs offer cocaine addiction treatment.
Almost one-fifth of college students say they abuse prescription stimulants. Like methamphetamine (meth), another stimulant, these addictive substances trigger serious health effects. Treatment is individualized and based on proven interventions.
Often considered a “safe” natural product, synthetic marijuana (“Spice”) is anything but this. Its active ingredient is a potent, ever-changing “chemical soup” of compounds with unpredictable effects. Treatment is offered in a variety of settings.
MDMA is a “club drug” that can cause temporary euphoria and raise body temperature so much that organ failure, dehydration, and even death may result. Treatment can help people who feel unable to be happy without the drug.
Often used at nightclubs and raves, club drugs are typically depressants, sometimes with hallucinogenic properties, that lower inhibition and impair judgment. Our evidence-based treatment practices help patients gain new, positive behavior patterns.
Synthetics are manmade substances designed to give users particular kinds of “highs.” These addictive drugs interact in the brain in unpredictable and sometimes deadly ways. Treatment is grounded in proven practices, and may include stabilization.