Arizona Benzo Detox & Rehabs

Last updated: 24 June 2022

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List of Benzodiazepine Treatment & Detox Centers for Arizona

The list below will help you on how to find the different Detox & Rehabs for Benzodiazepine Addiction in Arizona. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.

An addiction or dependency to Benzos can begin simply as with a prescription, and it can progress into a dangerous addiction. Because benzodiazepines are very common prescriptions in Arizona, a patient must be made aware of how addictive they can be. Many of the inpatient and outpatient drug rehabilitation centers within the state of Arizona will help addicts who are struggling with an addiction to these drugs. The detox process is the most important because withdrawal symptoms can be dangerous when someone is taking a large amount of the drug frequently.

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Benzodiazepine Abuse in Arizona

The abuse of benzodiazepines in the state of Arizona is an issue that we can't avoid. There was a report made by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which found that in 2012, there were 34.3 prescriptions for benzodiazepines per 100 persons in Arizona. All these people who are prescribed these medications are at-risk of developing an addiction, because as we've covered, benzodiazepines can be highly addictive if they are misused. The state of Arizona has a Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), which gives access to information on controlled substance dispensing for patients so that they can review it.

Benzodiazepine (Diazepam) is a general classification for drugs known as sedatives or prescription tranquilizers. Some of the common brand names include Xanax, Librium, Ativan, Valium, Halcion, and Restoril. These types of drugs are commonly prescribed to treat problems such as insomnia, seizures, anxiety, and for alcohol withdrawals. When used incorrectly, they can be quite addictive and cause a lot of harm to an individual; confusion, trembling, dizziness, grogginess, etc. Unfortunately, these drugs are highly addictive, and cause serious physical dependencies.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS

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on June 24, 2022

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.