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Sunrise Manor is located in Clark County in the state of Nevada. It has the fifth largest population in the state with a total of 189,372 residents according to the 2010 U.S. census report. Sunrise Manor is located on the western base of Frenchman Mountain just east of the tourist city Las Vegas. Sunrise is a beautiful place to live but it’s residents are having problems with prescription drug addiction.
Prescription Drug Abuse
Prescription drug abuse is the intentional use of a medication without a prescription for the experience or feeling it gives. Prescription drugs are the second most commonly abused drugs in the United States, nearly 20% of people abuse prescription drugs according to the National Institutes of Health. When prescription drugs are used incorrectly to how they are prescribed they can be highly addictive. Common abused prescription drugs include Depressants [Sedatives and tranquilizers (Xanax or Valium)], stimulants (Adderall or Ritalin), steroids and Narcotic painkillers (OxyContin or Vicodin). Nearly 500,000 people were admitted to a hospitals emergency department for drug overdoses because of misused prescription drugs in 2000. It is a common perception that prescription drugs are safe than illegal street drugs, this is untrue. Drug addiction alters how the brain functions, and prolonged drug abuse can cause brain damage affective ones way of life. Drug abuse not only affect the physical health of the user but it damages friendships, family and romantic relationships.
Depressants, sedatives and tranquilizers can slow normal brain function. They are prescribed to treat a large variety of health conditions such as anxiety and panic attacks, tension, severe stress reactions, and sleep disorders. Depressant abuse holds many health risks such as loss of coordination, respiratory depression, low blood pressure, dizziness, slurred speech, inability to concentrate, and confusion. Overdose cause coma and death are seen in extreme cases of Depressant abuse.
Stimulants are commonly prescribed for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), they are also used to treat a variety of conditions such as asthma, respiratory problems, obesity, and sleep disorders such as narcolepsy. Stimulants are often abused and when taken in higher doses they can produce euphoric, calming effects. Stimulant abuse health risk include increased respiratory and heart rates, vomiting, anxiety, tremors, hostile mood changes. With severe stimulant abuse problem convulsions, cardiovascular collapse and effecting the persons mental health causing suicidal and/or homicidal tendencies.
Steroids are used to medically treat low testosterone levels or symptoms of body wasting, as is the case with cancer patients.Physical appearance, such as a desire to build muscle or change body shape, is the reason for steroid abuse.Health effects vary by person but they can include kidney cancer, liver cysts and cancer, severe acne, hair loss, jaundice and effecting mood “roid-rage”.
Narcotic painkillers are drugs prescribed for pain and are only legally available by prescription, when abused they can be very addictive. Abusing painkillers can be very dangerous when taking an dose higher than prescribed or when taken with alcohol or other drugs. Short-term effects of painkiller abuse such as loss of energy, inability to concentrate, nausea and vomiting. Respiratory problems and overdose can occur when taking medications incorrectly, for recreational use.
Treatment for prescription Drug Addiction at Sunrise Manor Rehabs
Most did not plan to become addicted to prescription drug, “It just happened”. Now they are finding themselves in need to a treatment program to quit. Sunrise Manor Nevada Treatment Facilities offer a calm, relaxing environment to overcome your addiction. You will enter into a dextox program to rid your body of any drugs. Do not worry about the painful symptoms of withdrawal, the Doctor will prescribe you an nonaddictive medication to lessen the effects. You will enter into group and individual counseling to truly understand your addiction and learn how to prevent relapse when leaving the program. Do not wait any longer, it is time to take back your life, contact a Sunrise Manor Treatment Facility today.