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Benzodiazepine addiction is something that will cause numerous physical and mental health problems. To effectively treat this type of addiction, an addict should first attend a medical detox program, followed by inpatient or outpatient drug rehab. Within the state of Michigan are different types of rehabilitation programs, many of which will help addicts addicted to benzodiazepines.

List of Benzodiazepine Treatment & Detox Centers for Michigan

The list below will help you on how to find the different Detox & Rehabs for Benzodiazepine Addiction in Michigan. 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 the state of Michigan

Since 1998, hospital admissions for the misuse of benzodiazepines have tripled in the US, and these drugs have caused a great deal of harm throughout Michigan. If we look at the prescribing rate of benzodiazepines for 2012 in the state, it is very disturbing. In that year, the rate was 45.5 prescriptions of benzodiazepines per 100 persons in Michigan, which brings it to the 15th highest rank of all states. But, the state of Michigan did implement a system to help control this issue, and it's called the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS). Its use is to track all prescriptions of controlled substances, more specifically Schedule II-V drugs. This tool is for dispensers and prescribers, so they can potentially spot the risk of abuse in their patients, and prevent it if possible.

The longer a person is taking benzodiazepines; they will tend to experience cognitive impairment. This means that a user will tend to forget things they previously knew and could recall and may also tend to forget how to perform basic tasks they once knew. Most benzodiazepines are prescribed for short-term as-needed use, however; many people begin to rely on these drugs. Once someone relies on taking these drugs, they will quickly develop a tolerance for them and become dependent on them, which will lead to an addiction. Commonly used benzos include Xanax, Ativan, Librium, Klonopin, and Valium.

How many Benzodiazepines does it take to overdose?

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are prescription medicines used to overcome anxiety, panic attacks, and seizures. An overdose of benzos occurs when higher than the recommended dose is ingested, which leads to physical and psychological dependence on the drug.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

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.