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How to Stop Using Painkillers to Cope with War-Related Trauma

How to Stop Using Painkillers to Cope with War-Related TraumaExperiences on the frontlines can leave those who have served our country dealing with addiction and trauma. Painkillers can provide temporary relief from the symptoms of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but frequent use of prescription painkillers can lead to tolerance and addictive behaviors. Dealing with trauma and learning to manage addiction is an important part of regaining control of your life.

How Painkiller Addiction Treatment Can Benefit You or Someone You Love

Getting the correct treatment is an essential part of recovering from both trauma and substance abuse. The following are ways that quality treatment will benefit soldiers and veterans who need trauma and painkiller addiction help:

  • Medically supervised detox services will help you to free your body from physical dependence. Detox from pain medicine can often be uncomfortable which is why it is a challenge for an individual to detox without professional help.
  • Medical staff and counselors will work with you to determine the best course of treatment for your addiction and trauma recovery
  • If needed PSTD experts will help you work through your trauma
  • You will learn healthy methods of coping with your PTSD without painkillers
  • Integrated treatment for drug abuse and trauma decrease the risk of relapse

With professional PTSD treatment you will be able to move on after war-related trauma and painkiller addiction.

Solutions for Painkiller Addiction and Trauma

We recognize that using painkillers has helped to you cope with war-related trauma, but painkiller abuse and unresolved trauma will not get better or go away on their own. Free yourself from painkiller addiction and trauma with an integrated treatment program that will give you the quality treatment you need to make a full recovery. Please call our toll-free helpline to speak to one of our knowledgeable and compassionate counselors. Calls are toll free, completely confidential and can provide you with the treatment that you need to regain control in your life. You do not need to live your life in the shadow of an addiction to painkillers and your war-related trauma. Call us today to learn how we can help.