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Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in New Mexico

How much Cough Medicine does it take to overdose?

Cough medicines are taken to suppress a cough. An overdose of cough medicine occurs when higher than the recommended dose is taken, which causes the body to become tolerant towards the medicine. Ultimately, your body gets addicted to the medicine, and higher quantity is required.

New Mexico drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs include privately funded and government-funded facilities that will help treat all types of addiction or substance abuse problems. Some of these addictions include the abuse of cough and cold medicine, because many of these drugs can be purchased over the counter, where as other dugs such as cold medicines are given as prescription. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website directory provide an extensive directory of services and programs available within the state, and this includes inpatient and residential programs. What is not necessarily listed within this directory are what facilities are on hand in the state of New Mexico and can help treat cough and cold medicine addiction.

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Throughout the United States cough and cold medicine addiction and abuse and is a major problem that families and individuals deal with. It can be very easy to become addicted to these drugs as they are typically mixed together with other drugs to intensify the high, and this can lead to serious illness or even death in rare occasions. This drug can be used recreationally because it is easily purchased over the counter, and some of the cold medicine drugs can be given as a prescription. Recreational abuse of cough and cold medicine is commonly done by younger people, especially by teens and adolescents.

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

New Mexico Addiction Services by Type of Drug

New Mexico Addiction Services by Type of Drug

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