Help for Adderall Addiction
At Palm Partners Recovery Center, we recognize that Adderall addiction has become a growing concern across the nation. We see an increased number of patients seeking treatment for Adderall addiction. Although students are an especially high-risk population, people of all ages abuse Adderall for several reasons. If drug abuse continues over a long enough period, the victim is in greater jeopardy of addiction.
It can be challenging to stop using Adderall without proper support. At Palm Partners Recovery Center, we help our clients overcome their habit and learn the skills they need to stay clean. Our drug abuse treatment programs are designed to provide a combination of education, coping strategies, and counseling.
What is Adderall?
Adderall is a prescription drug with legitimate medical uses in the treatment of conditions such as narcolepsy and ADHD. The medication is often prescribed to younger patients who have been diagnosed as having difficulty focusing in school. Over time, however, its use has gradually expanded to include more adults. Adderall is a central nervous system stimulant that is prescribed in pill form; when abused, it is sometimes snorted, as well. Taking Adderall in any way other than what is directed by a physician can lay the groundwork for addiction.
Signs of Adderall Addiction
When used properly, Adderall can help keep narcoleptics awake and assist ADHD patients to focus. However, the drug is often misused because it can create a boost of energy. As a result, people who are looking for an “edge” or increased stamina will often turn to it for those effects.
The symptoms of Adderall addiction or abuse include:
- Digestive problems
- Increased talkativeness
- Difficulty sleeping
- Weight loss and reduced appetite
The longer users take the drug, the more they’ll develop a tolerance to its effects, leading to the need to take more of the drug to get the same effects.
Treatment for Adderall Abuse
While some Adderall abusers don’t have any problems quitting, others can suffer from uncomfortable symptoms when they stop, ranging from depression to vomiting. It’s wise to turn to a trusted addictions specialist to supervise withdrawal from Adderall.
The professionals in Palm Partners Recovery Center’s medical detox program will help patients make the withdrawal period more comfortable. In some cases, a medically supervised taper is necessary. In others, we may help others manage the withdrawal symptoms. The approach we use depends on the patient, his or her history with the drug, and many other factors.
Quit the Habit for Good
Once physical withdrawal is complete, the team at Palm Partners Recovery Center will set up a personalized treatment plan to help the patient stay clean and begin a new chapter in his or her life upon discharge. Please contact us to learn more or to enroll in an Adderall addiction treatment program. Our tranquil clinic will assist you in finding energy and feeling happy without dependence on a harmful drug. We’ll help you quit the habit for good.
Contact Palm Partners Recovery Center for help with an Adderall addiction.