Fentanyl Addiction

Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that is often used as a pain medication. However, it can also be highly addictive, leading to severe consequences, including overdose and death. If you or someone you know is struggling with fentanyl addiction, help is available.

What is fentanyl addiction?

Fentanyl addiction is a chronic condition that can be difficult to overcome. It is characterized by a compulsive need to use fentanyl, even though it can have negative consequences. People with fentanyl addiction may experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop using fentanyl, making quitting even more difficult.

Signs and symptoms:

Increased Tolerance

Developing a tolerance to fentanyl, which requires higher doses to achieve the desired effects.

Withdrawal Symptoms

Experiencing intense physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms when attempting to reduce or stop fentanyl use. These symptoms may include severe cravings, muscle aches, nausea, insomnia, and anxiety.

Social and Occupational Impairment

Neglecting personal relationships, work responsibilities, and hobbies due to the preoccupation with obtaining and using fentanyl.

Financial Difficulties

Facing financial strain as a result of spending excessive amounts of money to acquire fentanyl or experiencing employment issues related to addiction.

Health Issues

Fentanyl addiction can lead to a range of health problems, including respiratory depression, cardiac complications, and increased risk of overdose.

Changes in Behavior

Displaying changes in behavior, such as increased secrecy, social isolation, mood swings, irritability, and engaging in risky or impulsive behaviors.

Recognizing the signs of fentanyl addiction and seeking professional help is a crucial step towards recovery and reclaiming a life of vibrancy and well-being.

Our FENTANYL Addiction Treatment Program:

Comprehensive Assessment

Our fentanyl addiction treatment program begins with a thorough assessment to understand the severity of your addiction, evaluate your physical and mental health, and create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs.

Individualized Therapy

Our program offers individual counseling sessions with experienced therapists who specialize in addiction treatment. These sessions provide a confidential space to address the underlying causes of fentanyl addiction, develop coping strategies, and work towards personal growth and healing.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

In certain cases, our program may incorporate medication-assisted treatment to support your recovery. Medications, such as buprenorphine, can help reduce cravings, manage withdrawal symptoms, and stabilize your physical well-being.

Group Therapy

Participating in group therapy sessions provides an opportunity to connect with others who have experienced similar challenges with fentanyl addiction. These sessions offer a supportive environment for sharing experiences, gaining insights, and receiving encouragement from peers.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Our program utilizes evidence-based therapies, including CBT, to help you identify and modify negative thought patterns and behaviors associated with fentanyl addiction. CBT focuses on developing healthy coping mechanisms, managing triggers, and preventing relapse.

Relapse Prevention Strategies

Overcoming fentanyl addiction requires learning effective relapse prevention strategies. Our program equips you with tools to identify triggers, cope with cravings, and establish a solid relapse prevention plan for long-term recovery.

Aftercare Support

Recovery is a lifelong journey, and our program provides ongoing aftercare support to help you maintain sobriety and navigate the challenges of everyday life. This may include continued therapy, support groups, and access to community resources.

The New Origins approach to fentanyl addiction treatment:

At New Origins, we believe that the best approach to fentanyl addiction treatment is a holistic one that addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of addiction. Our programs combine evidence-based treatment methods with a supportive and compassionate environment. We offer a variety of treatment options, including inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment. We also offer a variety of support groups and aftercare services to help you maintain your recovery.