Treatment for Addiction in Los Angeles

Addiction and substance use disorder does not discriminate between race, class, age, or gender – it is prevalent among all walks of life. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), nearly 20 million Americans over age 12 suffered from an addiction and substance abuse disorder in 2017. Roughly 74 percent of those adults were diagnosed with an alcohol use disorder, and 38 percent were addicted to illicit drugs. Those numbers are continuing to rise, and substance abuse disorders are claiming the lives of thousands each year.

At Launch Centers, our mission is to help young people with addiction and substance abuse disorders get sober, reclaim their lives, and live up to their fullest potential. We welcome clients facing both mental health and substance abuse disorders, and we offer a variety of outpatient and day programs.

Here are some of the addictions we treat.

Benzodiazepine Addiction

Benzodiazepines, such as Xanax or Valium, are a type of sedative drug that affects the nervous system. They are commonly prescribed to people who have depression, anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia, or seizures. Benzodiazepines can also help ease symptoms in people who are detoxing from alcohol.

Adderall Addiction

Legal stimulants, like Adderall or Ritalin, are used to treat attention deficit disorders, and these can also become addictive if they’re not taken as prescribed.

Heroin Addiction

Heroin is classified as an opioid, which is a type of drug prescribed to people with chronic pain. It’s an extremely addictive drug that floods the brain with feel-good chemicals, like dopamine and endorphins. It’s so addictive that one research study reported that one in four people who try heroin for the first time develop a dependency.

Alcoholism

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is one of the biggest problems in the United States, though it’s often overshadowed by the opioid crisis. According to the CDC, more than 88,000 people die from alcohol-related deaths each year in the United States.

Opioid Addiction

Opioids are powerful, addictive medications that have dire consequences for those who misuse the drugs and become addicted. Although opioids are a difficult addiction to kick, it’s not impossible, and there is hope for addicts as well as their loved ones.

Marijuana Abuse

With more and more states legalizing recreational and medical marijuana use, the public faces a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the substance. Is marijuana as safe as proponents claim, or as harmful as opponents indicate? As with just about everything in life, the answers aren’t as cut and dry as one might prefer.

Crack/Cocaine Addiction

A 2006 report from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health discovered that over 35 million Americans over age 12 have used cocaine. Similarly, about 8.6 million Americans of the same age have reported using crack.

Sleeping Pill Addiction

Because sleeping pills are a legal prescription, many people are misinformed about the risks of taking the pills. A lot of insomnia patients may think that a legal prescription like sleeping pills can’t be addictive, but that’s not true.

Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles

At Launch Centers, we offer personalized treatment programs for young adults struggling with addiction and substance abuse disorders. At our facility, we treat addiction and related causes while also teaching our clients important life skills. During their recovery process, clients explore their passions, set goals, and improve their self-esteem, so they can reenter the world and succeed in all areas of their life.

Learn more about our treatment services or contact us at 424-526-5339 about substance abuse and addiction treatment at Launch Centers in Los Angeles.

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