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Meth Addiction Therapy

Welcome to a comprehensive resource for individuals seeking expert meth addiction therapy. Our commitment to providing the highest level of care is backed by our extensive experience, trustworthiness, and education in evidence-based therapies, including rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).

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Whether you or a loved one is grappling with meth addiction, we are here to guide you through the process of recovery. Discover the treatment options, understand the underlying causes of addiction, and learn about effective medications. We provide the support and information you need to take the first step toward a brighter, addiction-free future.

What Is Meth?

Methamphetamines, or meth, is a highly addictive drug made from ephedrine or pseudoephedrine, which is commonly found in allergy medication. Meth can be smoked, snorted, or injected.

Why Do People Use Meth?

People may use meth for different reasons. The clinical perspective is that people use meth when other, more healthy, coping skills are not available. Typically people use meth due to trauma. When someone uses meth, they feel a rush of euphoria.

However, after the high wears off meth can have negative side effects such as:

Knowing these consequences, you may wonder why someone would try such an addictive substance. As with any substance use, meth is used as a coping skill after a significant trauma when the individual does not have any healthy coping skills.

Meth use quickly and easily takes away negative feelings such as depression, anxiety disorders, and emotional pain. Trauma damages different parts of the brain such as the hippocampus and amygdala, which are responsible for memory and learning, and aggression and fear respectively, causing people to make poor choices.

Substance use is a disease, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DMS-5) that cannot be cured but can be treated. Trauma therapy is the only way to treat a trauma side effect that is meth addiction.

Meth Addiction

Dangers of Meth Addiction

The dangers of meth addiction include:

Meth addiction is difficult to overcome on your own, but with professional assistance, it can be treated.

Do You Need a Meth Addiction Treatment Program?

Meth addiction treatment provides an additional vital level of support to ensure remission from substance use, such as:

If you or someone you know is experiencing meth addiction, consider seeking professional help to ensure the support and positive results you are looking for.

What Are the Treatment Options for Methamphetamine Use?

The different levels of care for methamphetamine addiction include:

Typically, an individual would progress from detox to OP in order. However, you can choose any level of treatment that is right for you.

Which Medications Are Effective in Treating Methamphetamine Use Disorder (MUD)?

The only medication that has been FDA-approved to treat MUD is a buprenorphine and naltrexone composite. Buprenorphine helps reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms, while naltrexone blocks the effect of meth.

Our commitment to delivering top-tier meth addiction therapy is unwavering. We encourage you to explore our wealth of information on treatment options, therapies, and recovery methods. Take the decisive step towards overcoming meth addiction today by seeking the support and guidance you deserve. Your path to a brighter, addiction-free future starts here.

Page Modified on Mar 3, 2024 by Liz Chelak (Trauma Therapist)

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class trauma counselor in WPB regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local trauma therapist, to schedule a assessment.