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According to SAMHSA, there are over 50 detoxification programs in Tennessee. There are over 10 hospital inpatient detox programs among these detox facilities to help people addicted to fentanyl. In addition, the state provides over five federally certified opioid treatment programs.

Treating fentanyl addiction generally requires adequate withdrawal management at a medical detox facility combined with inpatient drug rehab. Addicted.org recommends long-term residential drug rehab centers because they provide optimal structure, routine, and stability. Moreover, there is more access to aftercare support and outpatient therapy.

Our comprehensive directory provides program information for Tennessee's numerous substance use treatment services. Contact one of our addictions counselors for more information, or consult the directory. Through the initial assessment, our experts refer you to a fentanyl detox in TN and treatment for your opioid addiction.


Fentanyl Information, Statistics, and Tips to Stay Safe

Tips to Combat Fentanyl Abuse

  • Never stop taking medication without consulting a doctor.
  • Consider joining a support group to help you with your addiction.
  • Look for medical detox programs specialized in opioid detox.
  • If you have a loved one or an employee who you know is abusing opioids, keep naloxone handy.
  • Be aware of signs of overdose. If you see one of your friends blacking out, or showing other severe side effects, get help immediately.

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Fentanyl Addiction Prevention in Tennessee

Within the state of Tennessee is the Controlled Substance Monitoring Database Program. The database monitors the dispensing of Schedule II, III, IV, and V controlled substances. Programs such as these have been effective prevention tools used. The purpose of the database and information gathered is to prevent overprescribing, drug diversion, and prescription drug addiction. According to the Tennessee Department of Health Controlled Substance Monitoring Database, since 2013 the number of controlled substance prescriptions reported to the database has decreased by 11%. Morphine Milligram Equivalent prescribed and dispensed to patients in Tennessee decreased by almost 53%. Between 2014 and 2019, the number of pain clinics within the state decreased by 49%. Between 2011 and 2019, the number of potential doctor shoppers has reduced by 89%. Also, the number of opioid prescriptions for pain has decreased by 38%.

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List of Fentanyl Detox Centers in Tennessee

Below, you will find a list of the medical detoxification services available for Fentanyl addiction in Tennessee. These treatments are medically supervised, you should however confirm this with the facility. The list may be incomplete, so if you have a hard time finding the proper medical detox center for you or a loved one, call one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

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CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ARTICLE

Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS

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on April 28, 2022

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.

Michael Leach, CCMA

Michael Leach, CCMA

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on April 28, 2022

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Michael Leach is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, who has over 5 years of experience working in the field of addiction. He spent his career working under the board-certified Addictionologist Dr. Rohit Adi. His experience includes working with families during their loved one’s stay in treatment, helping those with substance abuse issues find treatment, and teaching life skills to patients in a recovery atmosphere. Though he has worked in many different areas of rehabilitation, the majority of his time was spent working one on one with patients who were actively withdrawing from drugs. Withdrawal and the fear of going through it is one biggest reason why an addict continues to use and can be the most difficult part of the rehabilitation process. His experience in the withdrawal atmosphere has taught him that regardless of what approach a person takes to get off drugs, there are always mental and emotional obstacles that need to be overcome. He believes having someone there to help a person through these obstacles can make all the difference during the withdrawal process.