Ambien Addiction Treatment & Rehab

A person who has developed a dependency on Ambien and is struggling with addiction may need additional support in order to manage the problem effectively. As trying to quit cold turkey can be dangerous and unsuccessful, getting help in the form of inpatient or outpatient Ambien rehab can be very beneficial. A treatment center with a holistic approach can develop a plan most in line with the patient’s individual needs and concerns. At The Recovery Village, each patient is treated comprehensively as a person and the treatment plan is developed to help them taper off Ambien and recover.
Any patient struggling with an Ambien addiction has an important decision to make regarding their own care. There are three primary ways that a patient can pursue options to recover from an Ambien dependency. Since there can be serious withdrawal symptoms for any patient who does not understand the right procedure and recommended steps for tapering off the drug, finding a treatment and recovery center experienced with Ambien addiction can help set a patient up for success after they complete their treatment.
Any patients who wishes to stay inside a rehabilitative or treatment facility overnight may be receiving inpatient treatment. This comprehensive focus allows a patient to determine the underlying issues that may have caused the dependency in the first place. The conditions that led to Ambien abuse can often be more fully explored when a patient is inside the facility. An intensive treatment option including group and private therapy sessions helps a patient determine the factors that influenced the original Ambien use as well as the dependency on the medication. In addition, inpatient treatment allows for better understanding of the aspects of the addiction so that a patient can determine coping mechanisms that will assist them after they have left the facility.
Staying in a treatment facility overnight may not be possible or the best environment for someone else with Ambien dependency issues. Outpatient allows for either continued work on the issues identified with inpatient treatment or serves as a way for those individuals with family or work obligations to attend therapy and other meetings to address the core abuse issues. A patient may thus benefit from treatment and recovery options without a serious disruption to the other responsibilities in their life.
A third method for helping a patient with Ambien dependency is cleaning the body of any remaining traces of the medication. A patient would need to allow any Ambien remnants or toxins to be cleared from the body as part of the overall treatment process. A drug detox on Ambien, however, can be extremely complicated. Due to the severity of withdrawal symptoms, any patient interested in this method should identify a treatment center experienced with this process so that the patient can be properly monitored. Professionals usually recommend tapering off the drug and using other medication to assist with this process. Often, the best detox results are obtained in a supervised treatment setting.
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If you are concerned about an Ambien addiction, you probably have questions such as:

  • Do I really need inpatient care?
  • What are the confidentiality issues associated with inpatient care?
  • What happens during treatment?
  • Should I get treatment near my home or travel elsewhere?
  • How long does treatment last?

All of these are crucial questions to ask in the Ambien addiction treatment process. Residential inpatient treatment is most often recommended for those individuals who are unable to supervise themselves due to the serious and intense cravings and desire for the drug.

During their time in a residential Ambien addiction treatment program, they will be able to develop the life skills and recovery skills to begin functioning in their daily life after they leave the recovery center.

A full service residential inpatient treatment facility will allow individuals to be monitored 24 hours a day, giving them and their loved ones peace of mind that they will not relapse suddenly and that they will have the appropriate structures in place to assist them as they adjust. It is not always easy to make the decision to move into inpatient rehab but it is strongly recommended for someone who is struggling with dependency on Ambien.

Residential inpatient treatment for those individuals struggling with Ambien addiction gain benefits such as:

  • Medication management
  • Treatment planning
  • Comprehensive evaluations
  • Individual therapy
  • Ongoing treatment goal assessment
  • Daily group therapy
  • Discharge and after-care planning
  • Recreational therapy

All of these are strongly recommended for an individual who needs the additional support structures of inpatient therapy. It may be the appropriate choice for you if you have recently been struggling with an Ambien addiction and are not confident in your own ability to manage it. Recognize that stopping Ambien use suddenly can lead to serious withdrawal symptoms and this is why contacting the experienced professionals at TRV is strongly recommended.

Inpatient rehab may be a good first step, but it is not always possible for a patient struggling with Ambien addiction. There are several differences between inpatient and outpatient rehab. Outpatient treatment will frequently include benefits such as group therapy, individual counselling, nutritional counselling, and psychiatric care for those individuals coping with depression, anxiety and other disorders.

On-site care is provided at the main campus for an addiction recovery center in the form of:

  • Partial hospitalization
  • Residential treatment
  • Intensive inpatient
  • Detox
  • Intensive outpatient

Those patients who need additional support structures beyond managing things on their own may be recommended for outpatient services. For those individuals who have addictions that have not been in place for very long or milder addictions, an outpatient treatment regimen may be an appropriate form of care.

One of the primary concerns for many individuals recognizing that they need outside treatment for their problem is that they do not want to be away from home for long. It may be difficult for them to imagine being away for a long period of time and therefore, intensive inpatient care is not appropriate for their individual needs.

Outpatient treatment will often allow you to treat the underlying issues associated with your Ambien dependency while also maintaining your job responsibilities and tending to your family and your home needs as well. outpatient treatment can also help patients who do not need around the clock treatment to address their Ambien addiction.

Specific therapeutic and medication techniques can be extremely effective in assisting a patient who finds themselves in this situation. As an outpatient with TRV, you may come on a daily basis or at least on a regular basis to the treatment facility. You will not have to stay overnight, however. Weekly appointments with a therapist will assist you with overcoming your serious addiction.

Within a treatment center, a patient may benefit primarily from one approach or type of therapy, but typically a combination is used. A patient might have individual therapy session with a counselor, but in most recovery programs, a group therapy method is part of the total process. Drug education and greater awareness are provided to the patient, who receives helpful feedback and insight on their own challenges and necessary next steps. Patients can also contribute by sharing in the group, also helping other patients with their recovery as well. Many patients trying to recover from an addiction find the support from such a group essential for identifying their own needs and coping mechanisms that may come into play after the completion of the recovery program at the treatment center.

Group therapy refers to the establishment of groups managed by a licensed clinical professional. Within this group session, patients get the opportunity to share their concerns and explore issues in a safe environment supported by their peers. With a deep understanding each patient’s concerns, the counselor approaches all issues with an individualized focus while also allowing patients to learn from and grow along with one another. The peer-supported atmosphere is an important component of most individualized group therapy programs.

Group therapy and individual therapy are often a place for a patient to better understand and begin deploying behavioral treatments. These treatments assist patients with engaging in successful Ambien abuse recovery. Therapies, including individualized group therapy, help patients modify their behaviors and attitudes associated with drug abuse. Furthermore, these can often help with providing tools for enabling patients to cope with stressful situations or drug cravings. Patients learn to identify their own environmental cues and triggers for a more successful transition to life after the treatment program. Treatments may include management interventions, community reinforcement methods, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement methods, and group therapy.

A patient may be struggling with more than one issue when they decide to enter rehab to get the necessary support. Some mental illnesses and medical issues are more common with Ambien addiction and it may be in the patient’s best interest to identify a center that can help with all diagnoses. A treatment center providing a holistic approach can help a patient develop coping mechanisms to assist with multiple concerns, particularly in situations in which the patient is dealing with multiple mental health issues in addition to addiction.

In the past, drug addiction would have been treated on its own. However, some mental health disorders can make things more challenging for a patient and it is more appropriate to manage these all at once in order to develop coping mechanisms and to help a patient understand how they interact with one another.

Some of the most common co-occurring disorders for people struggling with Ambien addiction include:

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression

Today, addiction specialists recognize that co-occurring disorders should also receive attention when a patient is receiving treatment for addiction. Given that up to one in five Americans is struggling with a mental health issue or diagnosis, treating these issues together often helps patients be more successful with their recovery efforts. Of those one in five Americans struggling with a mental health disorder, 7 million of those people are dealing with addiction in some form or another. This makes it all the more important for treatment professionals to recognize how these issues often intersect and present unique challenges to patients.

Integrated treatment for co-occurring disorders is strongly recommended for any patient who has already previously received a mental health diagnosis. A comprehensive approach for dual diagnosis issues helps the treatment professionals design a plan most in line with what that patient needs both in recovery and afterwards.

ambien rehab cost
Depending on the severity of the addiction, a patient may spend anywhere from thirty days up to 90 days in rehab to recover from an Ambien addiction. An initial intake can help to identify a patient’s starting point, but many factors will influence the length of their stay.

Some recovery centers will cost an average of $20,000 for a patient staying for 30 days. For those individuals who need the support of a 60 or 90 day program, rehab costs could be anywhere from $15,000 up to $60,000. For patients concerned about paying for rehab, an outpatient program may assist a person who needs to keep their job and maintain other obligations with reduced costs. Those individuals struggling with minor or moderate Ambien addiction may be able to use an outpatient program that is much more cost effective. Although costs will vary based on what’s provided and your individual location, many outpatient programs cost an average of $5,000 for 90 days.

Some health insurance companies will cover Ambien treatment, which is why it is important to conduct research well in advance to determine the various options available to a patient in need of help.

Insurance is one of the most common ways to pay for rehab. The individual health provider may also have stipulations about the type of insurance they will accept, so asking these questions upfront can help to identify the right treatment center for the patient based on his/her individual needs and the insurance situation. The kinds of health insurance that might cover addiction recovery and care include:

  • Private insurance
  • State-financed insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance

A low-income center or free center may also help those patients who are unable to pay with insurance. A growing number of recovery centers are also providing financing options to help patients get the care they need. Since free centers often have long waiting lists, investigating financing options may be a critical first step.

Not every patient will be able to benefit from insurance coverage from treatment, nor will every patient be able to afford out-of-pocket payments. That’s why alternative payment options can help patients who know they need the assistance so that they can get the support and treatment options necessary to help with Ambien addiction.

No patient should be turned away from getting the support to recover from Ambien dependency, so financing options can help to pay for the inpatient or outpatient rehab that a patient seeks in order to recover successfully. Discuss payment and financing options directly with our treatment center to learn more about your options.

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Ambien Addiction Treatment and Rehab was last modified: July 7th, 2017 by The Recovery Village