Get Help Today for Codeine Addiction at Our Drug & Alcohol Addiction Rehab Treatment Center
According to the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, of the 7.1 million people aged 12 or older classified with illicit drug dependence or abuse, 1.9 million persons had pain reliever dependence or abuse.
Codeine, an alkaloid of the opium poppy plant, is one of many pain relievers that would fall under this category. It is a member of the class of drugs called narcotic analgesics, along with its close cousins heroin and morphine.
Commonly combined with with acetamethopin and aspirin, codeine is often administered orally and goes by many trade names. It can also be injected into the muscle and subcutaneously.
Codeine can also be found prescription cough syrups because of its ability to lessen coughing.
Codeine is a powerful narcotic painkiller with a high potential for addiction. It’s pain-releiving and cough-supressing qualities make codeine a medicinally valuable drug, but in the hands of someone with a history of drug abuse, it can be a very dangerous thing indeed.
In the right treatment program, a person suffering from codeine addiction can recover. Modern medications are now available to treat opioid addictions.
If you or someone you love is in need of help for codeine addiction, you’ve come to the right place. Cove Center for Recovery offers a premier drug addiction treatment program that can help a person recover from codeine addiction. Our aim is to treat the whole person, not just an isolated symptom. During the addiction treatment process we will work with the client to identify the factors that may have contributed to their codeine addiction– home, work, relationships and medical history. We also believe that families play a vital role in the recovery process, and each of our programs encourages family participation, seeking to educate and equip the family so that they may be successful in their role as supporters.
Reach out to us. Recovery from Codeine addiction is just a click or a phone call away.