Addiction Treatment Options at Design for Change

Addiction refers to a chronic brain system defect involving memory, motivation, and reward. It results in compulsive actions without caring about the consequences. With time, addiction severely interrupts one’s daily operations with episodes of remission and relapse. Unfortunately, addiction exacerbates with time despite the mild and intense use cycles. The long-term effects may be chronic health complications and social and financial consequences such as bankruptcy. At Design for Change, we provide individualized and safe treatment for our clients suffering from various drug addiction types.

Upon admission, our professional staff lays out an individualized treatment plan to help you fulfill your dream of being drug-free. We acknowledge that addiction is a constant battle, and we respect the confidentiality of our clients.

We assist our patients to overcome various types of drug addiction, including:

Alcohol Addiction

The Adverse Effects of Alcohol Addiction

Excessive intake of alcohol has severe health complications. It may cause abnormal stimulation of pancreatic enzymes. Accumulation of these pancreatic enzymes may predispose one to pancreatitis. Also, alcohol addiction may facilitate glucose metabolism impairment. Insulin, which takes part in regulating blood sugar, is produced by the pancreatic cells. Damage to the pancreatic cells directly affects insulin production, leading to hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia.

The liver detoxifies harmful substances. However, prolonged intake of alcohol through addiction overwhelms the liver causing liver disease and cirrhosis. Malnutrition is a long-term complication of alcohol addiction because alcohol interferes with the absorption of vitamins and nutrients.

Heavy drinking of alcohol because of addiction may cause erectile dysfunction in men. Excessive drinking suppresses libido and the production of sex hormones. On the other hand, women who heavily drink may suffer from miscarriage, preterm delivery, or infertility because of the menstrual cycle’s interruption.

Alcohol Dependency

Alcohol addicts are prone to emotional and physical dependency. Alcoholics cannot conduct normal daily activities without taking alcohol.

Treatment of Alcohol Addiction

At our facilities, we have a pool of specialized counselors and physicians ready to assist you in your journey of overcoming alcohol addiction. The services we offer include:


Our counselors and support groups will play a vital role in your recovery process. In our facilities, you will get the opportunity to interact with patients fighting alcohol addiction. They will direct you to support resources, encourage you, and respond to questions you may have. We must admit that recovery is a long journey, but we will emerge victorious if you remain committed.

Opiate Addiction

Opiates are strong painkillers. They are prone to abuse because opiates cause euphoria. Mostly abused opioids are codeine, morphine, heroin, hydrocodone, and oxymorphone.

Symptoms experienced by opioid addicts are intoxication state or withdrawal state.

What Addicts Experience In an Intoxication State

  • Slurred Speech
  • Pupillary Constriction
  • Drowsiness
  • Stupor
  • Respiratory Depression
  • Coma

Addicts in the Withdrawal State Experience

  • Severe Craving for the Drug
  • Abdominal Pains
  • Tremors
  • Restlessness
  • Autonomic Symptoms such as Piloerection

You may be trying to quit opioid abuse, but it appears to be an uphill task. Hold on, do not give up. Our team of professionals is ready to assist you throughout the journey to live an opioid-free life, free from mental challenges and other side effects of opioid abuse. Welcome to our facilities. We offer various treatment types that are instrumental to our clients while upholding our patients’ dignity and privacy. The treatment plan for opioid addicts in our facilities include:

Treatment for Opiate Addiction

Our counselors will assist you in going through therapy. Through behavioral therapy, you will be able to identify and drop behaviors and attitudes, which are harmful. More so, the actions that propel you to abuse opioids. In the course of therapy, you will learn how to prevent relapse, avoid drugs, and deal with cravings. Besides, our facilities incorporate incentives in our treatments to motivate the addicts to quit opioid use. We offer vouchers in return for a drug-free life. The value is low at the beginning but increases with time as you permanently avoid the drugs.

In our facility, we will assist you to avoid relapse through:

  • You will build a strong support group that will be so helpful whenever you need it.
  • You will engage in meaningful activities.
  • We will help you set future goals.
  • You will start challenging your thinking.
  • For recovering addicts out of rehab, our organization will help you join support groups and get sponsors.

Meth Addiction

Crystal methamphetamine is a highly addictive substance affecting the CNS. Methamphetamine is associated with a rush making individuals develop physical and emotional dependence from early stages. When you use the drug, it causes the release of dopamine, which is a pleasure hormone. Users report being energetic and confident as well. The need for a rush leads to addiction, and the users will do everything possible to achieve it. The addiction effects of methamphetamine include:

  • Paranoia. Amphetamine addicts suffer from visual and auditory hallucinations. They always feel that somebody is out to hurt them.
  • Physical signs. Methamphetamine addicts may be violent, suffer from mood swings, insomnia, confusion, and anxiety.
  • High body temperature. Amphetamine abusers have a high body temperature, which may make the addicts pass out.
  • Accelerated aging. Amphetamine addicts have dull skins with pimples and sores, which take a long to heal. Stained and broken teeth may occur among the abusers.

Because of less inhibition and impaired judgment, methamphetamine abusers are at risk of engaging in dangerous behaviors, including unsafe sex, leading to HIV/AIDS infections. The meth abusers may also experience convulsions, heavy sweating, dilated pupils, loss of appetite, and memory loss.

Treatment of Methamphetamine Addiction

In case you need a methamphetamine rehabilitation center, Design for Change is the best place for you. Upon our patients’ reception, we evaluate the possible underlying condition before subjecting them to an individualized treatment plan based on a holistic approach. For meth addicts, we offer behavioral therapy, which is very useful. We provide both contingency management and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Even a few sessions of CBT are beneficial. Our therapists will assist you in coming up with coping strategies.

Under contingency management, we offer incentives to our clients as they continue to abstain from methamphetamine. Also, we provide nutrition courses, art therapy, sociometry, and fitness. We assist you, or even your loved ones, to successfully overcome methamphetamine addiction. Through collaboration with our professional staff, you will win the addiction war with confidence. To start your recovery journey, reach out to our team, and they will promptly respond to you. Remember to confirm our coverage for HMO for a fair solution to treating your methamphetamine addiction.

Steroid Addiction

Steroids are useful in managing various skin conditions. However, prolonged use and abuse of steroids have a detrimental effect on health. In case you or your loved ones are struggling with steroid addiction, promptly seek the treatment.

At Design for Change Recovery, we assist anabolic steroid addicts in overcoming their addiction and transforming into a better life. Individuals at risk of anabolic steroid abuse are sportsmen, such as athletes in need of increased muscle mass, improved muscle strength, and lean body mass. Bodybuilders and sportspeople overlook the adverse effects of these anabolic steroids in their desire for physical strength.

Short term side effects of anabolic steroids include:

  • Delusions
  • Impaired Judgment
  • Irritability
  • Paranoia

Long term effects of anabolic steroid abuse include:

  • Stunted Growth Among Teenagers
  • Balding in Males and Females
  • Reduced Sperm Count
  • Edematous Conditions
  • Liver Failure
  • Kidney Failure

If you observe the above side effects on your body or your loved ones, don’t hesitate to reach out to our staff at Design for Change Recovery.

Treatment of Steroid Addiction

At our facilities, we incorporate a holistic approach in the individualized treatment plans. Once you step into our rehabilitation center, we evaluate and prepare recovery plans focusing more on behavioral and emotional support. Patients aiming to recover from the abuse of steroids will learn how to cope up with withdrawal symptoms. You or your loved ones will get the chance to connect with support groups, your peers, and our professional staff. Their encouragement is instrumental in your recovery.

Our recovery plans also include sociometry, fitness classes, nutrition courses, and art therapy. Note that reaching out to us to help you overcome steroid addiction is a crucial step in your journey of becoming steroid-free. By joining our programs, you will adopt a new lifestyle that equips you or your loved ones with the necessary fitness without abusing the steroids. Reach out to our support staff today. We provide treatment for steroid addiction at an affordable cost.

Hallucinogen Addiction

Hallucinogens are drugs that alter emotions, perceptions, and moods. These substances change the attitude and thought, while the abusers believe that they enhance hallucinations. The abuse is common among college and high school students. However, these drugs have serious side effects on our mind and body. In case you are struggling with these potent mind-altering substances, reach out to us immediately for assistance.

The most abused include di-methyltryptamine, mescaline, magic mushrooms, and lysergic acid derivatives. Their side effects are mixed senses, detachment, psychosis, panic, and paranoia. Additionally, one may experience more negative consequences like the loss of appetite, increased heart rate, nausea, and hallucinations.

Treatment of Hallucinogen Addiction

Our substance abuse treatment strategy ensures a calm and safe environment for our patients, even as we provide behavioral therapy. Our professional staff will assess the patients for any underlying concurrent substance use disorders, including anxiety and depression. It is necessary because if we fail to tackle the co-occurring condition, there is a possibility of relapse in the future. We offer hallucinogenic addiction treatment at an affordable cost.

Marijuana Addiction

Rehabilitation is the best treatment for Cannabis addiction. At Design for Change Discovery, we provide the best rehab services to our clients and help them find a new purpose in life. Marijuana has effects on brain cells. Long-term abuse of cannabis through addiction impairs brain development resulting in loss of memory. The addict may also suffer from withdrawal symptoms and dependence. Long-term effects of the abuse include insomnia, irritability, reduced appetite, and restlessness. More side effects have increased heart rate and difficulty in breathing.

At our treatment facilities, we have a comprehensive treatment plan for marijuana addicts. Part of our recovery plans includes teaching our clients how to cope up with the challenge through sociometry, nutrition, art, and fitness. You will get excellent support from our qualified staff essential for your full recovery from marijuana addiction by joining us. Reach out to our support staff today on 855-997-1372 and get to learn the various treatment options that are affordable to you. Remember to inquire about our insurance coverage.

Inhalant Addiction

It is common to find inhalants in work stations and households. Younger children and teenagers are fond of abusing them. If you know someone struggling with inhalant addiction, do not hesitate to contact us at 855-997-1372. Common categories of inhalants include gases, solvents, and aerosols. Long-term inhalant abuse may lead to limb spasms, hearing loss, damage to the bone marrow, kidney, and liver damage.

At Design for Change, we avail you of a holistic approach to managing your addiction and obtaining purpose in life. We offer an inpatient rehabilitation program to our clients to prevent them from accessing the readily available inhalants. Our counselors will also educate you on the harmful effects associated with inhalants. Art, fitness, and nutrition courses are vital in assisting you to cope.

If you or your loved one struggles with any form of addiction, we are here to assist you. Design for Change Recovery specializes in dual diagnoses, treating substance abuse, and mental health, by establishing unique programs to help each individual in their journey to recovery. For more resources, information, or consultation, reach out to our support staff on 855-997-1372.

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