If you or a loved one struggle with addiction, we’re here to help. At Matthew’s Hope, we offer addiction treatments for a range of substance use disorders so you can get the support you need to detox safely and start on the road to recovery.
If alcohol is taking control of your life, you’re not alone. Seven percent of US adults struggle with alcohol use disorder or alcoholism. We can help you or your loved one detox and get a fresh start.
The Impacts of Alcohol Addiction
Alcohol addiction is a serious issue that kills over 3 million people every year. The long-term health impacts can include:
- Heart disease
- Liver disease
- Memory issues
Signs of Alcohol Addiction
Warning signs that you or a loved one may be struggling with alcohol addiction include:
- Binge drinking
- Blacking out
- Drinking to ease withdrawal symptoms
- Always thinking about another drink
- Getting angry when asked about drinking habits
- Isolating from friends and loved ones
If you notice these signs in yourself or a loved one, it’s never too late to reach out for help.
Benzodiazepines are some of the most prescribed medications in the US. They are a type of depressant and mild tranquilizers that can relieve anxiety and help people sleep but are also commonly misused. If you or a loved one become dependent on benzodiazepines, treatment is available.
The Impacts of Benzodiazepine Addiction
Long-term use and dependence on benzodiazepines can cause:
- Personality change
Signs of Benzodiazepine Addiction
If you suspect that a loved one may be struggling with benzodiazepine addiction, you can look out for these symptoms:
- Slurred speech
- Mental confusion
- Risky behaviors
- Hopping from doctor to doctor
Cocaine sends a rush of dopamine to cause feelings of energy and alertness. Cocaine addiction can be incredibly challenging, but you don’t have to tackle it alone.
The Impacts of Cocaine Addiction
Frequent use of cocaine can cause serious damage to your body, including:
- Heart attack
- Lung damage
- Bowel decay
Signs of Cocaine Addiction
Warning signs that you or a loved one may be struggling with an addiction to cocaine or other stimulants include:
- Dilated pupils
- Going a long time without sleeping or eating
Heroin is a highly addictive depressant that slows down your brain function. Long-term heroin use can have a major impact on your health and relationships. Our heroin addiction treatment is designed to help you or your loved one safely detox and enter recovery.
The Impacts of Heroin Addiction
Because it’s so addictive, heroin use can easily take over a person’s life and cause them to lose their job, friends, and family. The physical damage can include:
- Collapsed veins
- Skin abscesses
- Increased risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis
- Chronic constipation
- Reduced immunity
Signs of Heroin Addiction
An addiction to heroin can cause some or all these symptoms:
- Contracted pupils
- Excessive sweating
- Loss of appetite
Methamphetamine (commonly known as meth, speed, or ice) is a highly addictive street drug. If you struggle with addiction to meth, our trained specialists are here to keep you safe and comfortable as you detox and recover.
The Impacts of Methamphetamine Addiction
Addiction to methamphetamine can cause severe physical and psychological damage, including:
- Poor motor skills
- Memory loss
- Aggressive behavior
- Severe dental problems
- Severe weight loss
Signs of Methamphetamine Addiction
Some common signs that you or a loved one may be struggling with methamphetamine addiction include:
- Rotting teeth
- Scratching intensely
- Sudden weight loss
- Facial acne and sores
Opiate & Opioid Addiction
Opiates and opioids are prescription pain relief medications that can be highly addictive. If you or a loved one become dependent on opiates or opioids, it’s never too late to reach out for help.
Signs of Opiate & Opioid Addiction
Some of the most common warning signs that your loved one is struggling with an opiate or opioid addiction are:
- Feeling distracted or disoriented
- Sudden weight loss
- Flu-like symptoms
- Poor hygiene
- Isolating from loved ones
Prescription Drug Addiction
Many prescription drugs have powerful effects and can be highly addictive. It’s not uncommon for patients to start taking these drugs as prescribed, but soon find themselves suffering cravings and withdrawal symptoms. If you’ve become dependent on a prescription drug, help is available.
Synthetic Drug Addiction
Synthetic drugs are created in laboratories. They can be incredibly dangerous and often contain unknown compounds.
Some of the most common synthetic drugs include:
- Bath salts
You don’t have to struggle with synesthetic drug addiction alone.
How to Get Help: Addiction Treatment is Available
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, there is always hope. At Matthew’s Hope Detox and Recovery Program we’re here to support you every step of the way.