You probably never imagined that life could be this bad. We’ve seen it all and so have you—lying, stealing, despair, depression, hopelessness, violence.
But it’s not your loved one doing all of that. The addiction has taken over.
Now, it’s time to imagine a different future. One where your loved one has broken free from addiction and is building a new future. There is laughter. There is time spent together as a family. There is hope.
Treatment for Painkiller Addiction
So how do you launch a new life for your loved one? This isn’t just about getting off painkillers. It’s about learning the skills to cope and building a vision for a future without drugs. And that takes time.
Research has shown that 90-day programs are the most effective in treating addiction. Here are a few other questions you’ll want to ask rehab programs you are considering:
- What is your ratio of residents to staff?
- What level of training does your staff have?
- What co-occurring conditions, like depression, do you treat?
- How do you manage pain pill addiction withdrawal symptoms?
- Do you have a nutritionist on staff?
- What other forms of therapy (like art or music) do you offer
- What recreational opportunities do residents have access to?
- What is your facility like? Is there space to sit outdoors? Where do residents gather to talk. (Ask to see pictures if none are on the website.)
- Who founded your treatment program? If it was an individual, does he or she have any interaction with residents?
- How much does your program cost and will my insurance cover any of it?
- Is a drug rehabilitation loan an option?
- How can I best support my loved one in rehab?
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How We Can Help
As we all know, people are dying everyday from prescription pill overdoses. If your loved one is addicted, then it’s time to get help. The Raleigh House is a residential treatment center located in Denver that believes in a comprehensive approach to recovery through our 90-day program.
When your loved one arrives at The Raleigh House, he or she will be introduced to a Master’s level therapist who will help set goals for recovery—and for a new life. There will be group therapy, as well as many formal and informal interactions with other members of our staff, including doctors, nurses and even a nutritionist.
Your loved one will eat meals prepared by a chef who specializes in a diet geared towards those in recovery. He or she can swim, do yoga, try indoor rock climbing or hit the gym. Or just sit on our patio and read a book or talk with new friends.
The Raleigh House doesn’t feel like a hospital. It feels like a home—with vibrant artwork, hardwood floors, cheery bedrooms, spacious kitchens and inviting living spaces.
We know your loved one can build a new life—because we see it happen every day. Give us a call to discuss painkiller treatment or fill out our form to learn more about our painkiller addiction treatment program.