A young man sits in a small apartment at a cluttered table with bags of meth in front of him. The cravings demand that he partakes just one more time. However, he knows that his wife wants him to give it up. She told not to come back until he wasn’t using meth, but for some reason, he couldn’t. No matter what he tries to do to stop, meth always calls him back. His high-powered career is a thing of the past, and his family wants nothing to do with him anymore. But the symptoms associated with withdrawal are just too much. Quitting on his own just doesn’t feel like an option.
But recovery changes lives, and withdrawal doesn’t last forever. In California in 2020, 2878 people visited the emergency department for methamphetamine use. Perhaps the biggest question is: “What will meth addiction treatment look like?”
Treatment Options for Crystal Meth Addiction at Pacific Sands
Treatment can come with several complicated emotions, but you don’t have to go through those emotions alone. Pacific Sands will support you through each step in your recovery. Our 2:1 staff-to-client ratio allows us to give you the direct care you need and deserve throughout recovery. We are a small 6-bed facility, and most people utilize out-of-network insurance benefits or self-pay. We accept the following insurance partners: Anthem, GEHA, BlueCross BlueShield, Beacon, Magellan Health, MultiPlan, Aetna, and Cigna.
Meth Withdrawal at Pacific Sands
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Methamphetamine is a stimulant that looks like glass fragments or blue rocks. It is similar to amphetamine, which treats attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). People often take meth illicitly to receive a high that quickly fades into a crash. They then repeat this cycle often giving up food and sleep for several days. People will take meth in various ways such as smoking, swallowing a pill, or injecting the powder dissolved in water or alcohol.
What Are the Causes of Meth Use Disorder?
A meth use disorder can develop for several reasons. It might have developed due to underlying mental health concerns such as depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It could also have developed because parents or siblings used meth around you. You might have also developed because a friend offered meth to you. Substance use disorders can also stem from genetics, though the research on that isn’t conclusive.
FAQs About Meth Treatment
Meth can be introduced into the body by smoking, swallowing a pill, injecting powder dissolved in water or alcohol, and snorting.
Behavioral therapies are the best treatments for meth use disorder.
No medications can be used to counter-interact with a meth overdose; however, medications might be given to treat the heart, muscles, kidneys, and brain complications.
Pacific Sands helps you take the first step towards a new life in Santa Ana, CA. We treat you like a person, not a number, so you’ll always get individualized attention and unique treatment plans tailored to your needs. For more information about meth use treatment, call us today at 949-426-7962.