At CrossRoads of Southern Nevada Las Vegas Rehab in Southern Nevada, our goal is to deliver focused treatment services that provide men and women with the care that puts them in the best position to achieve and maintain long-term recovery. Depending upon a guest’s specific strengths, needs, and treatment goals, customizable aspects of our programming may include the type, intensity, and duration of care.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) significantly reduces the chance of relapse in individuals diagnosed with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). Medications can be tailored to individual needs and provide support medically while the patient engages in behavioral health interventions. Taking medication for opioid or alcohol disorder is very similar to the treatment of any other chronic disease, such as diabetes. MAT is an evidenced-based therapy endorsed by numerous organizations including the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute on Drug Abuse, American Medical Association, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. MAT is not trading one substance for another. Medications for Opioid Use Disorder work to:
Current FDA-approved MAT medications include:
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CrossRoads of Southern Nevada makes every effort possible to provide patients with all medication-assisted treatment options during the course of their care with us. Buprenorphine and Naltrexone products are offered in-house by our medical team. In the event a patient needs to engage in methadone maintenance treatment, CrossRoads collaborates with several community partners to ensure the patient receives their medication. Starting medication-assisted treatment is a provider/patient decision and numerous factors may influence which medication is most appropriate.
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To provide integrated behavioral health care to people struggling with substance use and/or cooccurring disorders because we believe every life matters.
Alcohol addiction, also known as alcoholism, is a condition where a person becomes physically and psychologically dependent on alcohol. If you are concerned about your own or someone else’s drinking habits, here are some signs of alcohol addiction to look out for:
If you or someone you know is experiencing these symptoms, seeking professional help and support from loved ones can be beneficial in managing alcohol addiction.
If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s important to seek help from a medical professional. Benzodiazepine addiction is treatable, but it’s important to address the problem early in order to prevent long-term health consequences. Treatment options may include medication-assisted therapy, behavioral therapy, and support groups.
Cocaine addiction is a complex and serious condition that can have a significant impact on a person’s physical, emotional, and social well-being. Treatment for cocaine addiction often involves a combination of behavioral therapy, medication-assisted treatment, and support from family and friends.
Here are some potential ways to help individuals with cocaine addiction:
Remember, recovery from cocaine addiction is a long-term process that requires patience, persistence, and a supportive network.
Fentanyl addiction can be a very serious and potentially life-threatening condition, as Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid that can lead to respiratory depression and overdose. If you or someone you know is struggling with Fentanyl addiction, it is important to seek professional help.
Here are some steps you can take to address Fentanyl addiction:
Remember, recovery from Fentanyl addiction is a journey, and it may not be easy. However, with the right support and resources, it is possible to overcome addiction and live a fulfilling life in recovery.
Heroin addiction is a serious and complex condition that affects individuals physically, psychologically, and socially. It is a chronic disease that requires long-term treatment and support.
Some common signs and symptoms of heroin addiction include:
Treatment for heroin addiction typically involves a combination of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and behavioral therapy. MAT involves the use of medications such as methadone or buprenorphine to manage withdrawal symptoms and reduce cravings. Behavioral therapy, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and contingency management, can help individuals develop coping strategies and address the underlying causes of their addiction.
It’s important to note that recovery from heroin addiction is a lifelong process, and relapse is a common part of the journey. However, with the right treatment and support, individuals with heroin addiction can manage their condition and lead fulfilling lives in recovery.
MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is a synthetic drug that alters mood and perception. It is commonly known as ecstasy or molly and is often used recreationally for its euphoric effects. However, repeated use of MDMA can lead to addiction, and individuals who develop an addiction to MDMA may experience a range of negative physical and psychological consequences.
Treatment for MDMA addiction typically involves a combination of behavioral therapy and medication-assisted therapy. Behavioral therapy can help individuals identify and change the thoughts and behaviors that contribute to their addiction. Medications such as antidepressants may be prescribed to help with withdrawal symptoms and to treat underlying mood disorders that may have contributed to the addiction.
Support groups, such as 12-step programs, can also be helpful in providing ongoing support and guidance for individuals in recovery from MDMA addiction. It’s important to seek professional help if you or someone you know is struggling with MDMA addiction, as it can be a serious and potentially life-threatening condition if left untreated.
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