How Long Island Center for Recovery (LICR) Treats Ritalin Addiction
Ritalin addiction treatment begins with medically supervised detox. Some believe or have heard that stimulants do not require medically assisted treatment and detoxification, however, the physical separation of Ritalin addiction, like many other stimulants, can lead to debilitating withdrawals. With that in mind, the standard for clients seeking Ritalin addiction treatment go through the proper tapering off detox for at least 5-7days.
Even during the detox period, clients are encouraged to join group sessions and individual meetings at our inpatient treatment facility. The Ritalin withdrawals is an adjustment period, but it helps to have the support of others who are going through the same or similar experiences to share in positive outputs and focus towards a successful sobriety.
We ease clients into integrated forms of counseling that help to enhance motivation for sobriety, address underlying issues contributing to their addiction, cope with cravings, and manage any lasting effects of their chronic use.
Additional Recommended Therapies For Ritalin Addiction Treatment
Beyond the group and individual sessions, Ritalin addiction clients are also recommended to take advantage of the following holistic approaches:
Cravings for Ritalin in the post-acute withdrawal phase can be intense, with symptoms of depression, disrupted sleep patterns, fatigue, and for individuals with long standing ADHD, the potential return of their ADHD symptoms. By adding these body-relaxation strategies and communication skills clients will learn how best to manage their symptoms without the dependence of Ritalin.