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Prescription Drugs Addiction Treatment At Centres For Health & Healing

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Quit Prescription Drugs With Our Recovery Program

Our caring & skilled staff and personalized treatment approach allows you to stay on track without relapse.

The misuse of prescription drugs — taking them for reasons other than those prescribed — you risk significant changes in your brain.

This misuse starts as a choice, but over time, the drugs alter your brain’s functioning, impairing your decision-making abilities and increasing your cravings for more drugs.

Treating addiction to prescription drugs isn’t just about stopping drug use; it’s about reversing these changes in your brain. With the help of therapy and medication, treatment helps you regain control over your life.

It focuses on restoring your brain’s health and your ability to make healthier choices. This comprehensive approach is crucial for lasting recovery and ensuring you can lead a healthier, drug-free life.

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Our Treatment Process For Prescription Drug Addiction

Medical Detox From Prescription Drugs

In the medical detox process for prescription drug addiction, you’ll experience a tailored approach that involves the use of specific medications and supportive care. This approach is designed to handle your withdrawal symptoms effectively and safely.

The primary goal is to address the unique challenges of your addiction, providing the necessary medical and emotional support to guide you through the withdrawal phase.

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Personalized Therapy: We tailor our approach based on your unique needs.

Some common approaches include:

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT): It helps you to identify and manage the stress in situations that trigger cravings, reducing your risk of relapse. It arms you with coping skills, making you stronger to face challenges and stay on your recovery path.
  • Contingency Management (CM): With CM, each step you take towards sobriety – like passing a drug test – earns you tokens. These tokens can be exchanged for rewards encouraging a healthy lifestyle, from free meals to gym memberships. CM is a personalized support system catering to diverse needs, whether you’re a parent, pregnant, or facing economic challenges. It keeps you motivated and committed to your recovery journey, turning each achievement into a celebrated milestone.
  • Family Support: Family members provide essential encouragement and understanding, significantly boosting your chances for lasting sobriety. Their involvement means you’re not alone in this battle. They understand the ups and downs, offering a stable support base and motivation. This collective effort strengthens not just your path to wellness but also the bonds within the family, creating a united front against addiction.

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Aftercare & Recovery From Prescription Drug Addiction

This is the final step towards preventing relapse and getting on track. 

It’s a blend of social and medical support services, all tailored to your individual recovery needs.

Aftercare may include structured rehabilitation programs to continue your progress post-treatment, ongoing therapy sessions for mental and emotional support, and regular health check-ups to monitor your well-being.

Additionally, being part of community support groups offers a sense of belonging and understanding, as they’re designed to resonate with your personal recovery journey.

This comprehensive support system is vital in maintaining long-term sobriety and preventing relapse, ensuring you stay on track in your recovery from prescription drug addiction.

Centres for Health and Healing

Why Trust CFHH?

Accreditation: Our center proudly holds accreditation from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), a mark of trust and reliability in our services. This accreditation, alongside our certification by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, underscores our commitment to the highest standards of care and ethical practice.

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Vaughan’s top three addiction treatment centers.

Evidence-based treatment: It sets us apart from other addiction treatment centres. This approach, rooted in scientific research and proven effectiveness, ensures you receive the most advanced and effective care tailored to your unique journey toward recovery.

Family involvement: We deeply understand the crucial role of family members in the recovery process. So, our experts include family members to ensure a holistic approach to recovery, fostering support and mutual understanding that is crucial for long-term success and healing.

Continuing care: Our aftercare services extend for 12 months post-treatment, personalized to meet your specific needs and challenges. The initial year after treatment is critical, and our expert team is dedicated to guiding, motivating, and supporting you as you readjust to daily life. 

Emphasis on mental health: We understand that effective prescription drug addiction treatment hinges on addressing underlying mental health issues. Our client-centric approach focuses on mental well-being rather than just addiction severity, enabling us to tailor treatments to individual needs. This approach, a non-12-step methodology centred on mental health, is vital to our high success rates in addiction recovery.

Your Journey Towards Quitting Prescription Drugs

Get Your Life Back On Track Today.

Acknowledging and addressing your prescription drug addiction is a commendable first step. It’s a brave move that sets the foundation for your recovery journey.

At Centres for Health and Healing, we understand that addiction often stems from deeper issues, such as using drugs or alcohol to escape negative emotions, feelings, or memories. While this might seem like a temporary solution, it can lead to a loss of control over substance use and evolve into an addiction.

Our approach is personalized, focusing on both long-standing addiction and co-occurring mental health issues. We offer specialized treatment programs for various types of prescription drug addictions:

  • Prescription opioids: Often used for pain relief, these drugs, including codeine, methadone, morphine, and oxycodone, can create a sense of euphoria leading to addiction.
  • Prescription sedatives: Used to treat anxiety and insomnia, sedatives like barbiturates (e.g., pentobarbital), benzodiazepines (e.g., lorazepam and alprazolam), and sleep medications (e.g., zolpidem) are addictive due to their calming effects.
  • Prescription stimulants: Drugs like amphetamines, prescribed for conditions like ADHD, can cause addiction due to their effects on alertness, attention, and energy.

Discover how our services, set in one of Canada’s premier treatment and recovery facilities, can make a significant difference in your journey. 

With our individualized therapy plans, clients at Centres for Health and Healing experience a higher rate of successful treatment outcomes compared to standard therapies. 

We invite you to see the unique qualities of our facility and program. We’re confident that you’ll view the investment in your well-being as the most valuable decision you can make.


How long is your program?

At Centres for Health and Healing, we offer programs of various lengths to suit your recovery needs. These include 30-day, 45-day, 60-day, and 90-day options designed to provide the right support and treatment intensity.

How long does it take to detox from prescription drugs?

The duration of detox from prescription drugs varies widely among individuals due to several key factors. These include the length of time the drugs have been used, the dosage taken, and the specific type of prescription drug involved.

Additionally, personal factors like genetic makeup, age, and overall health condition also play significant roles in determining how long the detox process will last for each person.

Why do people become addicted to prescription medication?

Someone might get addicted to prescription drugs because these drugs have a way of triggering the brain’s reward system. When you take them, especially in ways not prescribed, they can release chemicals in your brain that make you feel good.

This feeling can lead to physical dependence and eventually addiction, as your body starts craving that same rewarding sensation.

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