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Detoxification & Rehabs for Ritalin (Methylphenidate) Abuse in New York

What are the signs of Ritalin addiction?

Ritalin has negative side effects that arise from addiction caused by using high dosages of the drug. Signs of addiction include:

  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Chest pain
  • Anxiety
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Ritalin is a central nervous system Definition of the word central nervous system stimulant and is commonly prescribed for ADD or ADHD. Ritalin is the most prescribed brand name ADHD medication within the United States, and in fact; the U.S. uses roughly 80% of the world's methylphenidate, which is the primary component of Ritalin, which is the brand name. The recreational use of Ritalin is very popular because it delivers a high similar to cocaine and amphetamines. The drug is often abused by teens and young adults, because these are age groups that are typically prescribed the drug. Ritalin can be purchased illegally just like any other type of stimulant drug. Addicts who abuse Ritalin are often doing so with other drugs, and this can increase the risk of an overdose. Throughout the state of New York are hundreds of different types of drug treatment programs, such as inpatient and outpatient centers and conventional detox programs. It is important for an addict and their family to locate the proper help, and find a program that will address their needs and requirements.

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Dr. Rohit is a Diplomate of the American Society of Addiction Medicine who has been supervising successful detox for over 13 years. He also has helped hundreds of people getting off drugs and alcohol addiction.

New York Addiction Services by Type of Drug

New York Addiction Services by Type of Drug

The list below will help you on how to find the different detox & rehabs for Ritalin addiction in New York. 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 New York

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