Who Goes to Rehabilitation for PCP Abuse?
PCP, also known as angel dust, is a dissociative anesthetic and was initially marketed as a horse tranquilizer. Unfortunately, people will take PCP to get high, or in some cases, will unknowingly consume it in a laced marijuana joint. PCP comes in powder form and can be hard to detect if it is sprinkled into other drugs.
The drug causes the user to experience a euphoric and dissociative state, where they aren’t aware of their surroundings and will lose track of time. The drug can cause people to become violent and has been implicated in a number of crimes. At high doses, PCP users are at risk of death from serious injury. PCP has also played a role in some violent suicide attempts.
People who are addicted to PCP, and have experienced severe problems in their personal life related to their drug use or who have suffered an injury at the hands of a PCP induced high need to go to rehabilitation.
What is the risk of overdose with PCP abuse and addiction?
Most people do not die from the drug itself, but from injuries related to PCP abuse. In 2008, over 37,000 people were admitted to hospital emergency rooms in the United States because of injuries associated with PCP. The drug makes people forget things, and enter a catatonic state where they can fall and severely injure themselves. Also, the drug has the known side effect of making people feel invincible, aggressive, and like they can’t feel any pain. People will get into fights and get injured or worse while high on PCP.
How addictive is PCP?
Any substance or activity can be habit forming, and PCP is no different. Often, people who become addicted to drugs and alcohol are self-medicating with untreated mental and emotional health problems. Since PCP acts as a dissociative, people who are in pain from a mental health condition are at high risk of abusing the drug as a form of escape from their painful reality.
Do I need inpatient rehab for PCP abuse and addiction?
Yes. Attending inpatient rehab is highly recommended for any form of drug addiction. Because drug addiction doesn’t occur in a vacuum, there are underlying issues in a person’s emotional makeup that need to be addressed, and rehab centers are perfectly equipped to help someone through the pain of drug abuse, addiction, and withdrawal. Furthermore, rehab centers can put systems in place to prevent a relapse or quickly stop one once it occurs.
How can someone pay for treatment for PCP addiction?
Qualified staff at a rehab center can work with a patient’s insurance company to get the care they need. In some cases, rehab centers offer financing for qualified individuals, and there are government programs and support available for low-income individuals who want to get clean.
What can family and friends do for their loved one attending treatment for PCP addiction?
Research shows that family and friend support is critical for helping people maintain sobriety. Family and loved ones should make an effort to attend family therapy sessions and work with the therapists, doctors, and social workers assigned to their loved one’s case so their loved one can maintain a life free from PCP addiction.
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Every woman is different, with different healing needs. At the PCP addiction rehab At Casa Capri, we create a treatment plan that is as unique as you are. Many women begin using drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism to manage emotional pain due to trauma, eating disorders and co-existing mental conditions such as depression and anxiety. Uncovering and healing the source of your pain and underlying cause of your addiction greatly increases your chances at lasting recovery.
Our customizable mix of life-skill training, behavioral and cognitive therapies, nutrition coaching, fitness classes and fun group outings, will give you the confidence and skills to live a life you enjoy and are proud of. Our all-female staff and deeply bonded community environment will give you the support and structure to ensure long-term success in sobriety. Give us a call today at 855-816-8826. We are happy to answer your questions and determine whether you’ll require a stay at our medically supervised detox center, a safe and comfortable space for you to purify your body as you begin treatment at Casa Capri’s rehab for PCP addiction. A fresh, new, beautiful sober life is just around the corner.
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