Fentanyl Addiction Rehab in Prescott
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All painkillers have high addiction potential, but one of the most potent and dangerous painkillers is fentanyl—a synthetic opioid that has been linked to countless overdoses and deaths in the United States in recent years. If you have a fentanyl addiction, your life and future are in danger. Holdfast Recovery is here to provide you with high-quality, compassionate treatment in a safe and welcoming environment in Prescott. Our rehab services are all faith-based, which can give you the foundation you need to start fresh and relearn to live your life without relying on the crutch of drug abuse. Join us today for nonjudgmental support.
Contact us today to speak with one of our admissions counselors online or call (800) 680-7738. Break the cycle of abuse and dependence today and commit to long-term sobriety.
What is Fentanyl?
Like other opioids, fentanyl is a painkiller that has been marketed to treat moderate to severe pain, such as chronic pain associated with cancers or pain after surgery. Though many opioid painkillers are prescribed for short-term use, fentanyl is one of the few prescription opioids that has been approved for long-term treatment. It’s perhaps of this intent that fentanyl is particularly addictive. Fentanyl is also reportedly 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine.
Fentanyl can be found and used in the following forms:
- Injectable liquid
- Nasal spray
- Transdermal patches
Fentanyl is also known by its brand names like Actiq, Duragesic, and Sublimaze. Like other opioids, fentanyl acts on your brain’s opioid receptors to reduce feelings of pain and produce a pleasant high that many people enjoy. Common side effects of fentanyl use include extreme happiness, drowsiness, sedation, nausea, and unconsciousness.
Sings of Fentanyl Addiction
- Constant headaches
- Respiratory issues
Signs of Fentanyl Overdose
People can easily overdose on fentanyl because of its potency, even if it’s their first time using it. However, many overdoses are connected to individuals who have a history of drug abuse, as tolerance requires users to take higher doses of the drug to feel the same happiness. Taking too much can trigger an overdose.
Overdoses also happen when fentanyl is mixed with other drugs. This is a common practice among those with addictions, but sometimes drug dealers will also mix fentanyl with MDMA, heroin, and cocaine as a cheaper option.
Fentanyl overdose is extremely dangerous because it affects a person’s breathing, which can slow down or stop altogether. This leads to hypoxia, a condition caused by the lack of oxygen flow to the brain, and then leads to coma or death. As long as a person with a fentanyl addiction keeps using, they always run the risk of overdosing—calling a trusted rehab center like ours is your best chance of getting the professional help you need.
How We Treat Fentanyl Addiction
At Holdfast Recovery, we know that no two addictions are the same. That’s why we provide a variety of treatments and can personalize your plan to fit your needs and wishes. Along with our intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs, we also offer sober living options, as well as specialized treatments for Christians, first-responders, and veterans.
Much of our treatment is rooted in addressing trauma, as we understand trauma to be an underlying cause of many types of substance use and mental disorders. We use proven, evidence-based therapies like EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other activities designed to teach you healthier coping mechanisms and help you find connections with others.
At Holdfast Recovery, faith and healing go hand in hand. Call our fentanyl addiction rehab in Prescott today to begin your journey at (800) 680-7738.
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