Opioid Addiction Treatment in Spain
Opioid Addiction Treatment in Spain
The Marbella Rehab
Opioids have been widely prescribed by doctors for the last few decades to patients seeking pain relief. What started as a way to help patients has unfortunately turned in a pandemic around the world. Opioid addiction has become a major issue with people relying on painkillers in unintended ways.
Opioid medications are dangerous when taken in high quantities. At low doses as directed by a medical professional, the painkillers can provide relief. Yet, when taken not as directed, you put your health at risk. Addiction to opioids can results from taking the prescribed narcotic drugs. If you find yourself addicted to painkillers, it is important to seek help.
What is painkiller addiction in Spain?
Every day, people around the world visit their GP seeking help with pain. Pain relief is one of the most common reasons a person receives medical treatment. In many cases, doctors prescribe painkillers to help their patients get the relief they need. Unfortunately, a large number of patients acquire an addiction to the narcotics-based painkillers they are prescribed.
It is estimated around 20% of people are prescribed an opioid to relieve pain. Opioid medications are made from opium, an addictive drug found in morphine and codeine. Many countries around the world are currently experiencing an opioid crisis. The United States is one such country dealing with people suffering from opioid addiction.
Due to years of doctors prescribing narcotics to relieve pain, patients have become addicted to the drug and need it to function. They are physically and mentally addicted to the medication. Some users needing stronger painkillers have turned to illegal street drugs such as heroin when unable to get prescription meds. Opioids help you manage pain and provide a feeling of euphoria. The feel-good effects of opioids can lead to the misuse of them.
If you are addicted to painkillers, you may begin to:
- Take larger doses than prescribed
- Take someone else’s prescribed medication
- Take the medication to get high
- Be preoccupied with the drug
Around 2 million Americans suffered with substance abuse disorders connected to opioid medications in 2017.1https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2874458/ The US isn’t the only country to have issues with the drug. The United Kingdom and countries throughout Europe have also experienced problems with opioid addiction. This is why opioid addiction treatment in Spain is increasingly in demand from people all over the World and not just the EU and United Kingdom.
Am I addicted to opioids?
Opioids are prescribed for a wide range of health issues. Pain isn’t the only reason a doctor will prescribe a patient a narcotic. You may receive a prescription for an opioid following dental surgery, an injury, an operation, or diseases such as cancer. You may not realize it, but some over-the-counter items such as cough medicine contain codeine. Nowadays, there are a large number of people who use cough medicine to get high. That is how bad the problem has got.
To recovery from opioid addiction, the initial step is to identify it, although it isn’t easy to spot. There are some signs and symptoms you should be aware of. Opioid abuse symptoms include:
- Poor coordination
- Fatigue and drowsiness
- Shallow or a slow breathing rate
- Feeling sick, nausea, and/or vomiting
- Constipation, sometimes severe
- Physical agitation
- Poor decision making and recklessness
- Abandoning your responsibilities
- Slow and/or slurred speech
- Sleeping longer or shorter than normal
- Mood swings which can be extreme
- Euphoria and feeling high after taking opioids
- Being irritable
- Feeling depressed
- Low or no motivation
- Anxiety attacks
You may experience one or more of these symptoms when suffering from opioid addiction.
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Opioid addiction treatment in Spain, what are the options?
Residential rehab programs in Spain are an ideal way to end a dependency on opioids. Why should you choose Spain? The answer is simple: attending an opioid addiction treatment center in Spain allows you to leave behind an atmosphere that enabled your drug use.
Spanish treatment centers are often set amongst the beautiful backdrops of beach towns. There is a resort atmosphere provided by the facilities. You won’t feel like you are in a rehab center. Rather, you will be able to recover, recharge, and reinvent yourself. Residential rehab centers give you the chance to work with dependable, qualified individuals that attend to your needs.
Opioid addiction rehab in Spain
Spain is an excellent location for people from the US, UK, or other parts of Europe seeking recovery from opioid addiction. In no time, you can be in one of Spain’s luxurious vacation spots at an addiction rehab center that resembles a five-star resort. The combination of weather, good food, a relaxing environment and the staff on hand at a residential rehab facility should be the perfect treatment package to help your recovery.
Cost of opioid addiction treatment in Spain
Award winning alcohol addiction treatment in Spain at the Marbella Rehab costs between €26.000 and €34.000
The Marbella Rehab is awarded the title of Worlds Best Rehab 2021. Treatment is highly individualized, and guests benefit for up to one years free aftercare.
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