addiction treatment

Addiction Treatment in Burbank CA

What is Addiction Medicine?

An addiction medicine is drugs used to help addicted persons stop chronic drug or alcohol seeking and use. Addiction medicine may be used to treat various addiction issues and substance use disorders (SUD) including:

  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Opioid Use Disorder

Symptoms of Drug/Alcohol Addiction

Some common symptoms of drug or alcohol addiction include:

  • Inability to control emotional input
  • Regular failure to show up or follow through on plans
  • A user frequently experiences shame and fears social disgrace
  • Withdrawn behavior and responding with animosity

Procedure for Using Medications to Treat Addiction

Our trusted team uses medications during detoxification to manage or control withdrawal symptoms. The medication depends on the substance that the patient is addicted to. Our specialist informs you on the long-term use of medications that helps to decrease cravings and prevent a recurrence. In some unique situations, our experts use medication to treat addiction and combine it with other management methods such as psychotherapy.

Contact Us Today

Contact us today at our practice to schedule an appointment. Our specialists will be happy to meet with you and recommend the right addiction medicine or treatment that can help you overcome your addiction issues.