DRS tel mobile top 304

Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in New Jersey

How to treat Cough Medicine addiction

When cough medicine is abused it is often mixed with other drugs such as alcohol. The long-term abuse will require medical detox in order to treat it properly. Every addiction will need the proper counseling or therapy. An addiction to cough medicine is no different, as there is always a reason why the person started to abuse cough medicine.

Cough Medicine Abuse and Rehabilitation in New Jersey

Within the state of New Jersey are many distinctive drug and alcohol rehabilitation options to help families and their loved ones who are directly affected by addiction or who are battling an addiction. Drug addiction comes in many different forms, and over the counter drugs have always been a major problem within the United States. Over the counter drugs include many different cough medicines and cold medicines, where as other cold medicines are given as prescription and contain codeine. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website are an online directory, which lists what rehabilitation programs are available within the state of New Jersey. What is not necessarily provided within this directory is a list of what programs can help treat cough and cold medicine addiction.

Meet an Expert


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.

How can the abuse of cough and cold medicine be prevented?

There are many different and successful methods to help prevent the abuse of certain cough and cold medicines, and initially, the best approach is to talk with the person about the dangers. This includes providing preventative measures such as educational materials and information about cough and cold medicine addiction and abuse. In many situations, parents may have to monitor what drugs are in the home, and take certain measures to ensure their children are not abusing them. Various support groups and twelve-step programs offer support groups and counseling for families who are directly affected by drug and alcohol addiction.

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

New Jersey Addiction Services by Type of Drug

New Jersey Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list of the different Detox & Treatment Centers for cough medicine abuse in New Jersey. 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 New Jersey