Idaho Benzodiazepine (Diazepam) Detox & Rehabs

Last updated: 24 June 2022

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List of Benzodiazepine Treatment & Detox Centers for Idaho

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

When treating a benzodiazepine addiction, the addict should go through a medical detox. The withdrawal pains can be difficult, and will require the supervision of a healthcare professional. Drug and alcohol treatment centers who operate within the state of Idaho include inpatient and outpatient programs, many of which will treat anyone addicted to benzodiazepine. When these drugs are prescribed, they should only be taken as directed. It is when these drugs are misused in any way, where an addiction or dependency will start.

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Benzodiazepine Abuse in the state of Idaho

The problem of benzodiazepine abuse is a concerning problem in Idaho, and it has been for some time. In 2018, there were 28 deaths that involved benzodiazepines. In 2017, 101 000 people in Idaho had long-term opioid prescriptions, and out of these, 25 000 had benzodiazepines or other depressants prescribed to them as well. Since both of those are depressants, it makes overdose a bigger risk. So, we've obviously seen that benzodiazepines are causing a lot of harm in the state of Idaho. But, there was a program implemented called the Idaho Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), which is an electronic database that has all the data regarding the dispensing of controlled substances in the state of Idaho. This helps reduce the misuse of prescription drugs by overprescribing and encourages those who need help for their addiction get it.

Benzodiazepine is classified as a Schedule IV drug under the Controlled Substances acts, and is a commonly prescribed medication. There are many different brand names such as Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, and Ativan, and are often prescribed to treat anxiety or insomnia. Benzodiazepines are prescription sedatives or tranquilizers and are extremely addictive when abused. Most addicts will start with a prescription, and when the user takes more than directed, a dependency can form quite quickly.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

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on June 24, 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.