4862 E Baseline Rd Suite 108, Mesa, AZ 85206    Phone (480) 981-2405    info@giamrehab.com

 Medically supervised withdrawal from addictive drugs

under the care of a physician

FACTS

Excessive alcohol consumption is a leading cause of premature mortality in the United States. On average 87,800 people die from alcohol-related causes annually in the United States [1]

3.3 million people die from alcohol in a year worldwide [2]

2 million Americans in 2015 had a substance use disorder involving prescription pain relievers [3]

About 591,000 people in the USA had a heroin use disorder in 2015 [3]

230 million people worldwide (1 in 20 adults) are estimated to have used an illicit drug at least once in 2010 [2]

From 2002 to 2015 there was a 4.3-fold increase in the total number of deaths from benzodiazepines [4]

Only about 20% of adults with alcohol abuse or dependence have ever received treatment [5]

It is estimated that 80% of patients with benzodiazepine disorder use other drugs [6]

[1] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

[2] World health Organization

[3] The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

[4] National Center for Health Statistics, CDC

[5] National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol & Related Conditions (NESARC)

[6] Gold MS, Miller NS, Stennie K, Populla-Vardi C. Epidemiology of benzodiazepine use and dependence. Psychiatr Annals 1995;25:146-8

DAY OF YOUR TREATMENT

You will be given a comprehensive substance dependence assessment, as well as an evaluation of mental status and physical exam at our outpatient center. We will weigh the pros and cons before making a decision about the choice of medication. Treatment expectations, as well as issues involved with maintenance versus medically supervised withdrawal will be discussed.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Trained specialists helping parents whose children are abusing drugs or alcohol. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm ET, closed weekends and holidays

1-855-DRUGFREE (378-4373)

www.drugfree.org/get-help/helpline

Veteran's Crisis Line

Connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free 24/7, 365 days a year hotline, online chat, or text.

1-800-273-8255   ::  TTY: 1-800-799-4889

www.veteranscrisisline.net

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

www.niaaa.nih.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse

www.drugabuse.gov

Alcoholic Anonymous

www.aa.org

Video by NBC26 "Saved By Suboxone: A look at a controversial drug treatment success"

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  4862 E Baseline Rd Suite 108, Mesa, AZ 85206    Phone (480) 981-2405