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Prescription Drug Addiction and Recovery, "The Night is Always Darkest Before the Dawn"
Dana Point, California's foremost alcohol and drug rehab center, SouthCoast Recovery, takes clients to attend the opening weekend of Warner Bros. Pictures "The Dark Knight".
By: Tom Petersen
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DANA POINT, CALIFORNIA,—
Ledger’s death in January was officially ruled as an accidental overdose on prescription drugs; primarily sleeping pills and anti-anxiety medication. Whether or not Ledger had been consistently using the medication enough to be considered abuse has never been determined, but the message is hard to ignore – Drugs prescribed by doctors can possess the same potency and be just as deadly as street drugs when misused, abused, or combined.
Prescription drug abuse is rising at an alarming rate in the United States. In the past year alone, 40% of new clients at SouthCoast Recovery have been admitted for addiction to prescription drugs such as Oxycontin®, Xanax® or Suboxone®, and as a result of the demand for effective treatment, SouthCoast Recovery has developed a specialized prescription drug program to add to their current 30, 60, and 90 day residential treatment programs.
Many of the people who will see the “The Dark Knight” batman sequel this weekend should be aware that Ledger’s tragic death is a stark reminder that the potential for abuse or misuse of prescription drugs is extremely high and can be deadly for anyone that ends up struggling with prescription drug addiction. SouthCoast Recovery is proud to be nation’s foremost drug and alcohol rehab center leading the fight against prescription drug addiction and are willing to provide each client they serve with the detoxification, counseling, education, and support that their patients need to get clean and stay clean.
In addition to the primary services that SouthCoast Recovery has available to help those dealing with addiction, patients stay in eight beautiful homes throughout Orange County, California spending their days in wellness centers following a 12-step based program while receiving holistic, as well as, Eastern medical treatments, including acupuncture to help them in their battles against drugs and alcohol.
Recovery from Prescription Drug Addiction isn’t easy, but it is possible and a majority of SouthCoast’s staff has suffered from addiction and stand as a testament to an individual’s ability to break free.
For a look at SouthCoast Recovery’s entire program visit http://www.southcoastrecovery.com.
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