Rehab Centers for Benzo Addiction in Arkansas

Last updated: 27 June 2022

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The many different inpatient and outpatient drug treatment centers within the state of Arkansas can help an addict who may be addicted to benzodiazepines. The treatment process must start with a suitable detox program. Followed after detox can be either inpatient or outpatient treatment to address the psychological damage that may have occurred.

List of Benzodiazepine Treatment & Detox Centers for Arkansas

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

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Abuse of Benzodiazepines in the state of Arkansas

The state of Arkansas has a definite problem with the abuse of benzodiazepine medications. They prescribe these medications a lot, and this always increases the risk of these people becoming addicted to them. The rate of benzodiazepines prescribed, per a report made by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is at 50.8 prescriptions per 100 persons in Arkansas in 2012, which is one of the highest rates in all states. The state also has a Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), which requires that all dispensers of medications submit electronically the information concerning each prescription they dispense.

A Benzodiazepine is a prescription sedative or a tranquilizer and is a commonly prescribed medication within the United States. Unfortunately, people become addicted to these types of drugs every day. Because these drugs are highly addictive, prescribing doctors cannot stress enough the importance of taking them as directed. The side effects of benzos can be quite concerning; vision problems, depression, dizziness, drowsiness, etc. Benzodiazepines are prescribed to treat legitimate physical and mental health problems, but the danger of dependency and addiction is quite high. Some of the symptoms a person will face while taking these drugs includes weakness, blurred vision, drowsiness, poor judgement, and mood changes. There is also the risk of addiction, which will lead to several other problems.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

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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.