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Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in Kentucky

Kentucky Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse and Rehabilitation

Drug and alcohol treatment resources within Kentucky are situated within most of the large communities and cities, and can help treat any type of addiction or substance abuse issue an individual may be struggling with. This can include cough and cold medicine addiction and abuse, which is typically used in combination with other drugs such as marijuana and alcohol. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website do list all the available treatment options within the state, and this includes inpatient, outpatient, and detox programs. Some of the categories on the website are somewhat specific, but there is no specific category that indicates what treatment programs can offer rehabilitation for cough and cold medicine abuse and addiction.

How can the abuse of cough medicine and other drugs be prevented?

Because most cough and cold medicines can be found within home medicine cabinets and are sold over the counter it can be hard to fully control what teens and kids have access to. Most parents take the necessary precautions to speak to their children about the danger of drugs, and the abuse of over the counter drugs. Parents should monitor the levels of medicines within the home, and check which medications and drugs are being kept within the home. Parents should also keep particular drugs locked up, and possibly avoid buying large quantities of over the counter drugs. The best method to avoid the abuse of cough and cold medicines is to speak with teens about the dangers of these drugs and continue to provide the truth about drugs.

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Bobby Newman is a certified counselor and interventionist who has been performing successful interventions for over 17 years. He also has educated thousands of people on the danger of drugs and alcohol addiction.

Hydrocodone-based cough syrup can also be addictive, such as Hycodan,  Hycomine and Tussionex.

Kentucky Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Kentucky Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list of the different Detox & Treatment Centers for cough medicine abuse in Kentucky. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Residential Rehabs for cough syrup Addiction in Kentucky