Prescription drug abuse is the use of a prescription medication in a way not intended (or off-label) by your prescribing doctor, that often leads to long-term addiction and dependence due to the ease in acquiring and administering the drug.
Prescription Drugs Treatment Programs
Our drug rehab centers offer effective treatment options for prescription drug abuse. Counselling through Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is typically a key part of treatment, whether it is individual, group, or family counselling. DBT can help determine what factors may have led to the prescription drug abuse in the first place, such as an underlying mental health problem or relationship problems. DBT can also help you learn and maintain the skills needed to resist cravings long-term, avoid abuse of drugs and help prevent recurrence of prescription drug problems after your treatment period ends at our facility. Through DBT, you can learn strategies for developing positive relationships and identify ways to take control of your addiction and maintain long-term recovery. Your addiction treatment will not be just DBT and various counselling, we will create your personal addiction treatment program that will be specific to your needs and aim to treat your addiction & mental health disorders.
Depending on the drug and usage, detoxification may be needed as part of treatment. Withdrawal can be dangerous and in some cases may require medical supervision during the detox period. We provide medical detox if required.
We offer residential addiction treatment for prescriptions drug abuse at our drug rehab centers in Ontario. All our centers offer a personalized addiction treatment plan that will be based on your personal needs.
At Trafalgar West we offer the most comprehensive and effective addiction and mental health program in Canada. Here we treat the addiction along with the underlying mental health issues. Receiving treatment at our West residence is most suitable for those struggling with underlying psychological issues fuelling the addiction.
Trafalgar East offers a dynamic, new approach to residential addiction treatment ideal for individuals needing to address addiction-specific issues. Our core focus is providing therapy in a safe and healthy environment for those suffering from prescription drug addiction and concurrent mental health disorders.
Our outpatient comprehensive structured programs involves a 19-hour per week commitment over 4 or 6 weeks and incorporates all of the elements essential to recovery from prescription drugs addiction. Clients can also select specific elements of the program and book as many sessions as they choose. Skills and process groups are offered at set times during the week. Individual therapy can be arranged to suit the client’s needs and can also be exchanged for couples or family therapy.
After treatment at our residential or outpatient centers clients are enrolled into our aftercare program. Our aftercare program consist of many elements main focus of which is to make sure that there is no chance of relapse after the initial treatment. Our aftercare program was developed to help clients re-integrate into society and help eliminate any possible triggers that could cause relapse upon graduation. We are being proactive rather than reactive and reach out to our clients if we see that they might not be doing well to leave no possibility of relapse.
Continuation of Care addiction counselling is an important element of Trafalgar’s addiction treatment process. It allows us to continue supporting our clients after they have completed residential or intensive outpatient care for prescription drugs abuse. During treatment, clients meet for an addiction counselling session with our Continuation of Care Program Manager. After being discharged from our care, they receive a counselling call from the Program Manager within one business day. Weekly 45-minute calls will then be scheduled at a time which suits the client for the following two months. Clients can also call anytime during business hours should they require support.
ContinUCare enables the client and their Trafalgar care team to monitor progress on the journey to recovery and to identify and address potential areas of concern before they escalate into serious problems. It is like having your care team constantly watching out for you and there to provide help if needed.