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If you are in need of immediate help, or experiencing and emergency, call 9-1-1
Prevention and early intervention is a major objective of The Indiana Attorney General's Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force. Seeking early treatment for recovery in many cases prevents problems from becoming irreversible. Read about Signs and Symptoms.
There are many considerations for treatment. However, it starts with recognizing a need and then seeking professional assistance. You should always seek professional treatment—detox from prescription painkillers can be dangerous and may require medical treatment throughout the process.
There are many different kinds of treatment available throughout Indiana. Depending on your personal preference, and also the severity of the addiction you or a loved one are facing, you might consider:
The National Institute on Drug Abuse offers a publication called Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask, that can assist individuals in finding the right kind of treatment for them. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is also something to consider.
Finding treatment can sometimes be a challenge, so we have compiled the following list of resources for you to find the treatment that works best for you.
Insurance options are dependent on the treatment location. For more information on instate treatment options, visit Indiana's Division of Mental Health and Addiction or call the Indiana Mental Health and Addiction Ombudsman at 1-800-555-MHAI.
Mental Health of American of Greater Indianapolis has some good resources on their website. http://www.mhaindy.net/