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Where To Go To Rehab for Spice Abuse

Spice is synthetic marijuana. It is a conglomerate of soup-du-jour chemicals and shredded plant material that is often marketed as incense. Because it is of no medical benefit and most of the substances are of dubious origin, the DEA has made most of the chemicals found in Spice, illegal. But, marketers have gotten around that by labeling Spice as incense and saying it is ‘not for human consumption,’ but it’s ‘all-natural’ and therefore, safe. Unfortunately, when consumed, Spice can give the user an intense and dangerous high.

Various Pieces of Plants and Tablets to Demonstrate What Spice is Made of

What are the health risks associated with Spice?

Between 2010 and 2011, Spice-related emergency room visits jumped from just over 11,000 visits to over 28,000 visits a year. People who’ve had an adverse reaction to Spice report:

  • Rapid heart rate
  • Anxiety and paranoia
  • Vomiting
  • Confusion
  • Suicidal thoughts

Spice has also been implicated in a number of heart attacks and reported deaths. Because it is a relatively new drug, there isn’t much research on the long-term effects of Spice use. However, testing has shown that many Spice products contain traces of heavy metals, which can cause severe and long-term brain damage.

Is detox recommended for Spice addiction and abuse?

Yes. Spice causes unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, such as headaches, depression, anxiety, and irritability. People who suddenly stop taking the drug can experience intense and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms. In a medical detox center, doctors can safely monitor patients and give them medications that can alleviate the pain of withdrawal.

Do I need rehab for Spice addiction?

Rehab is recommended for any drug or substance addiction. Addiction is a complicated disease and often has its roots in complex emotional or mental health conditions. Over half of all patients entering rehab for the first time are using drugs or alcohol to self-medicate an untreated mental health condition or emotional trauma. Rehab helps patients work through the reasons that led to their addiction and getting help for any underlying mental health issues.  Therapy is a proven way to prevent a relapse and maintain lifelong sobriety.

How can someone pay for rehab and detox?

Qualified staff are on-call at rehab centers and know how to work with insurance companies to get patients the care they need. Also, rehab centers will offer financing for qualified individuals, and the government also provides help for the uninsured.

How can someone support a loved one in rehab?

Attending family therapy sessions is an excellent way to show support for a loved one in rehab. And by working with your loved one’s counselor, you can help make arrangements for your loved one to return to a safe and drug-free environment when they complete inpatient rehab.

While the research is still out on the long-term consequences of Spice use, Spice is still a dangerous substance and drug addiction can shave years off a person’s lifetime. Don’t wait to get help for you or someone you care about. Contact a qualified rehabilitation support counselor today and see what drug treatment options and support are available for you.

An Addiction Treatment Program Designed to Transform Your Life

Spice, also known by the brand name K2, is a relatively new and highly addictive form of synthetic marijuana. If you or a loved one is addicted to spice, the accredited addiction treatment program at Casa Capri can help you get your life back. More than just treating the addiction, our spice addiction rehab gives you the toolkit to heal and transform your whole life.

Our staff is passionate about your recovery because we’ve been there too. Most of us are also women in recovery and many are even alumni of Casa Capri. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to empower you to find the healing you deserve. Whether this is your first attempt at sobriety or your tenth, the support, structure and loving care at Casa Capri’s substance abuse rehab will help you achieve joyful, lasting sobriety. Give us a call today at 855-816-8826.

Learning to Live a Life Free of Addictive Chemicals

When you arrive at Casa Capri’s rehab for spice addiction, you’ll begin your journey at our medically supervised detox to comfortably and safely detoxify your body. Next, you’ll make your way to our women’s only inpatient treatment center where we’ll design a personalized treatment plan just for you. Our staff has the experience and resources to help you heal the root causes of your addiction—including the underlying and co-existing mental health issues, eating disorders and trauma that are so common in women struggling with addiction. Life can be hard, but wholehearted healing is possible for all women at Casa Capri Recovery.

Now is the time to take the leap into a whole new life filled with love and hope. Our process admissions team is always available to take your call, answer questions and get you started on this epic journey. Why wait another day? Call us now; 855-816-8826.

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