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Detoxification & Rehabs for Ritalin (Methylphenidate) Abuse in Illinois

What are the Ritalin addiction warning signs?

Ritalin addiction results from abusing the drug. It has emotional, physical, behavioral, social, and interpersonal side effects. Addiction warning signs include:

  • Depression
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Stomach pain
  • Impaired vision
  • Insomnia
  • Heavy sweating
  • Agitation
  • Pupil dilation

Ritalin is often referred to as a ‘smart drug’ by those who use the drug recreationally, and this is like any other type of central nervous system Definition of the word central nervous system stimulant, there is a misconception that it will improve a person’s performance. Ritalin is a brand name for methylphenidate, which is a central nervous system stimulant, and Ritalin is the most commonly prescribed drug in the United States that treats ADHD and ADD. In fact, the United States consumes roughly 80% of the world's methylphenidate.

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When Ritalin is taken as prescribed, there will typically be no problems, it is only when the drug is misused or even taken longer than required where a person will develop a tolerance. A dependency for Ritalin can happen both physically and psychologically. The effects of Ritalin are similar to cocaine and amphetamines. Drug rehabilitation centers within the state of Illinois can offer services through both inpatient and outpatient facilities to help treat prescription-drug addiction.

Illinois Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Illinois Addiction Services by Type of Drug

The list below will help you on how to find the different detox & rehabs for Ritalin addiction in Illinois. The list can be incomplete, so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Detox & Treatments for Ritalin Addiction in Illinois

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