Xanax, a prescription medication commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, is widely abused among adolescents and teens. When misused, it can lead to serious health complications and addiction. Recognizing this growing problem, Kiwi Recovery has developed specialized Xanax addiction treatment programs tailored to the unique needs of adolescents and teens.
Our substance abuse treatment services are designed to address the behavior and mental health issues underlying addiction. We provide evidence-based therapies and group counseling to help teens build their support network for recovery. These therapies are accompanied by holistic approaches like meditation and music therapy to foster self-awareness and emotional regulation. Learn more about our adolescent addiction treatment services by calling 617.751.6610.
The Dangers of Xanax Addiction
Xanax addiction can have devastating effects on an adolescent’s or teen’s physical and mental health, as well as their social and academic life. Regular misuse can lead to dependence, where the body requires the drug to function normally. Abruptly stopping the drug can result in withdrawal symptoms, which can be life-threatening.
Some Xanax withdrawal symptoms include:
- Panic attacks
- Insomnia or excessive sleepiness
- Muscle cramps and pain
- Increased heart rate
Moreover, Xanax abuse can lead to poor academic performance, strained relationships, and increased risk of engaging in risky behaviors. It is important to seek help as soon as possible if your teen is struggling with Xanax abuse and addiction.
The Need for Xanax Abuse Treatment Programs
Early intervention is critical in treating Xanax addiction in adolescents and teens. A comprehensive treatment program can help them overcome addiction and learn healthy coping mechanisms to manage stress and anxiety. Professional treatment is also helpful for managing withdrawal symptoms which can range from distressing to dangerous.
Kiwi Recovery’s programs are designed to address not only the addiction itself but also any underlying issues that may contribute to substance abuse. We strive to help teens build a foundation for lasting recovery. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing compassionate care and personalized treatment plans tailored to each teen’s individual needs.
Kiwi Recovery’s Xanax Addiction Treatment Services
We offer several outpatient options to cater to the different needs of our clients. These include:
Co-Occurring Rehab Program
Often, adolescents and teens struggling with Xanax addiction may have co-occurring mental health conditions like depression or anxiety. Our co-occurring rehab program provides integrated treatment addressing both substance abuse and mental health conditions concurrently, increasing the chances of a successful recovery.
Full-Day Treatment Program
Our full-day treatment program offers a structured environment for therapy services while allowing teens to return home at the end of the day. This program includes individual and group therapy sessions, educational classes about addiction, and medication-assisted treatment as needed.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
For those who require a less intensive approach, our intensive outpatient program offers flexibility and support. Teens attend therapy sessions and workshops several times a week while continuing with their daily activities.
Recovery from Xanax addiction is a lifelong journey. Our alumni program provides continued support even after the completion of the initial treatment phase. Through regular meet-ups and online resources, our alumni can stay connected and find support in their ongoing recovery journey.
Find Treatment for Adolescent Xanax Addiction at Kiwi Recovery
Our team of experienced clinicians, counselors, and addiction specialists is dedicated to helping adolescents and teens overcome Xanax addiction and lead healthy lives. Contact us at 617.751.6610 today for more information about our adolescent addiction treatment services.
We understand that seeking help for a loved one can be overwhelming and emotional. Our compassionate intake specialists will assess the situation and guide you through the admissions process.