Rehab Centers for Benzo Addiction in Hawaii

Last updated: 27 June 2022

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Across the state are different treatment and rehabilitation options, and many of these programs can help an addict who is struggling with an addiction to benzodiazepines. Withdrawal symptoms can be dangerous, and even life-threatening in many cases and medical detox is the best type of treatment to help. After a detox is complete, an addict should move forward with treatment and or counseling. This can be done at an inpatient or outpatient drug rehabilitation program within the state of Hawaii.

List of Benzodiazepine Treatment & Detox Centers for Hawaii

The list below will help you on how to find the different Detox & Rehabs for Benzodiazepine Addiction in Hawaii. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.

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Benzodiazepine Abuse in Hawaii

The abuse of benzodiazepines has been on the rise in Hawaii for a while. This is shown by the prescribing rate in the state. In 2012, the rate was 19.3 prescriptions per 100 persons. This was many years ago, and the problem is still ongoing. A law was implemented in Hawaii, State Bill 505 (SB505) which limits the amount of concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine prescriptions to no more than seven consecutive days, excluding specific situations. The state also put in place a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), which requires all those prescribing medications, including pharmacists, doctors, etc. to log all the information regarding prescriptions dispensed for their patients in a database, to help avoid overprescribing and to help those suffering from addiction get the treatment they need to be free from it.

Anyone who is concerned with a loved one's addiction or misuse of benzodiazepines may find it difficult to tell certain symptoms apart. There may be signs and symptoms because of the drug use, or these symptoms could be because of the withdrawals. Whichever the situation may be, help must be gotten right away. Some of the commonly abuse benzodiazepines include Ativan, Klonopin, Xanax, Valium, and Librium.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

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on June 27, 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.