The rise in prescription drug addiction across the country has affected millions of people. Most of these people begin their use of these drugs because they were prescribed by a doctor for a medical condition. However, for many people, addiction develops, and suddenly the prescription has run out. One of the most widely abused prescription drugs is Ambien, and many people struggle with their addiction to this medication.
At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, our Ambien addiction treatment program provides comprehensive care that some people need to overcome their addiction. If you or someone you care about is ready to embrace recovery and leave an Ambien addiction behind, reach out to our team today by calling 866.308.2090 or filling out our online form.
What Is Ambien?
Ambien is a prescription drug that supports people who have issues falling asleep. Taking the medication can help stabilize a person’s sleeping patterns, but it can also become addictive if depended on for too long of a period. Ambien works similarly to benzodiazepines but is slightly less likely to make you feel groggy the next day or experience dependence.
Ambien is considered to be a sedative that is available in two forms. Immediate release of this medication can help someone fall asleep quickly. Still, Ambien CR is an extended-release medication that allows the individual to fall asleep and stay asleep for several hours. Unfortunately, abuse of Ambien and its generic equivalent, zolpidem, does occur, and sometimes Ambien addiction treatment is required.
Our Ambien Treatment Center at Lighthouse Recovery Institute
In our Ambien addiction treatment program, patients meet with therapists weekly for individual sessions to process the underlying issues they have been struggling with. There is also access to group therapy each week with their recovering peers. Patients learn various skills in groups and sessions, including:
- Motional regulation
- Life and vocational skills
- Relapse prevention
- Coping skills
- Interpersonal communication strategies
Patients additionally can engage in a variety of clinical modalities to uncover the underlying issues resulting in their continuous, chronic use of drugs and alcohol.
If you have been taking Ambien in high doses or for a long time, you may experience more severe withdrawal symptoms. In addition, case report evidence supports a potential risk of withdrawal seizures. For this reason, medical detox is a crucial element of recovery from Ambien addiction.
In our inpatient treatment program, patients reside at our treatment facility to receive intensive individual therapy and access to support groups. Patients recovering from Ambien addiction will learn about relapse prevention, self-care, and how to manage their symptoms without turning to sleep aids or other drugs.
After completing detox, you will begin treatment. At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, we work with a personalized approach that varies from person to person. Our team will work with you and your family members to determine the best treatment course available. An outpatient treatment program provides the exact level of care needed for some.
OVERCOME ADDICTION WITH AMBIEN TREATMENT AT LIGHTHOUSE RECOVERY INSTITUTE
At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, we treat addiction with individual and group therapy combined with medical and holistic approaches, working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team and working alongside the individual to accomplish goals and objectives in recovery. Frequently, underlying issues with therapy and non-addictive medications are vital for a successful recovery from dependence on Ambien or other sedative-hypnotic drugs, especially for individuals who developed an addiction due to prescription medications.
Reach out to our experienced team today at 866.308.2090 or complete our online contact form to find out more about how our Ambien addiction treatment program can provide healing from the toll that a substance use disorder can take.