Addiction Treatment In Laurel, MS
To overcome addiction, treatment should be readily available, accessible, and individualized to meet your unique needs. Addiction isn’t what defines you. You have your own set of needs, triggers, cravings, feelings, and possibly medical or behavioral disorders making matters worse.
Look for a drug and alcohol center that compassionately recognizes these facts.
Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs
Detox may seem routine based on what you’ve seen on TV. But every detox is dangerous. Your body has become dependent on a drug. Taking the drug away causes withdrawal symptoms that can even be fatal.
So, consider a medically supervised detox program. In a medical detox program, doctors and nurses monitor the process, support you, and may even give you medications to ease symptoms of withdrawal.
Inpatient Addiction Treatment
While in inpatient treatment, you’re in the care of skilled professionals 24/7. This prevents access to drugs or alcohol during this critical time when you may not be able to control your impulses. Staff and peers will also guide you on a journey toward recovery.
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During your stay, you’ll attend both one-one sessions with several therapists who use different therapeutic strategies. You’ll also have the moral support of others in the program who have addictions. You’ll share similar experiences and practice techniques to prevent relapse.
People in inpatient care need constant support and supervision. But those in outpatient have shown that they can manage their addiction well enough to do so at home with the strong support of family. You’ll continue to attend therapy while practicing what you’ve learned at home.
With medication-assisted treatment (MAT), you’ll receive regular doses of a prescribed medication that prevents withdrawal. During MAT, you’ll also attend behavioral therapy and other treatments for recovery. As you progress, a trained physician will lower your dose.
Aftercare & Alumni Services
Addiction is a chronic disease like diabetes or high blood pressure. Just like those diseases, you need a lifetime of care to stay in recovery. So look for a rehab program that offers you aftercare and alumni support, which may include outpatient counseling and 12-step support.
Length Of Addiction Treatment
If you’ve been in a 30-day program before, you may need a longer program to prevent relapse.
In addition to 30 days, a drug treatment program may be:
- 20 days
- 60 days
- 90 days
- 120 days
- A year or even longer
How To Pay For Treatment
Many families worry about how they’ll pay for long-term rehab. Inability to pay should never be a barrier.
Most people gather the money from multiple sources like:
- private health insurance
- family members
- payment plans
Substance Abuse Trends In Laurel And Jones County, Mississippi
Astoundingly, in 2016 in Jones County, the number of opioid prescriptions per 100 people was 163. As people have become more aware of the dangers of opioid prescriptions, that rate dropped to around 93 by 2018.
Other facts from this area of Mississippi include:
- Emergency room visits for overdose went up 50 percent from 2014 to 2018.
- Nearly 40 people in Jones County die of accidental overdose each year.
- The region also suffers from alcohol, meth, and cocaine abuse.
The Nearest Addiction Campuses Treatment Center: Turning Point
Four hours north of Laurel in Southaven, Mississippi, is Turning Point, a residential treatment center operated by Addiction Campuses.
At Turning Point, we understand the need for individualized care. We offer a variety of evidence-based and supportive treatment to guide you in your recovery efforts. Aftercare and alumni services are also available.
To learn about admissions at Turning Point, contact Addiction Campuses today.Article Sources
Mississippi State Department of Health - https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/44,7823,382,pdf/EpiReport_Opioid_hospitalizations2014-2017.pdf