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Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in South Dakota

South Dakota Cough Medicine Addiction and Rehab

Drug addiction affect many families living throughout the state of South Dakota, and an addiction can come in any form, whether it is a chemical addiction or a compulsive addiction. One drug, in particular, that is commonly overlooked by many, is the abuse of cough medicine; there are over 100 different cough medicines sold over the counter, and most contain dextromethorphan, which is a dangerous drug when large quantities are used. The treatment to this problem is approached similar to any other type of addiction, and most programs can help treat this addiction. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website directory do list what programs are available within the state of South Dakota, but it does not provide a specific category for which centers can treat a cough medicine addiction.

What are the signs of cough medicine abuse?

As like any other type of drug or alcohol addiction, there are many different signs associated to the problem, for example; this can include and not be limited to the following. The person may constantly be buying cough medicine or over the counter cold medicine, and has no reason to purchase these items. There are consistently empty cough medicine bottles, the individual may be acting very secretive and unfailingly hiding things. There are numerous physical symptoms associated with cough medicine addiction, and simple things like a lack of hygiene, or the person always appearing to be intoxicated may be noticed.

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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.

South Dakota Addiction Services by Type of Drug

South Dakota Addiction Services by Type of Drug

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