Ativan is a
benzodiazepine that is used to treat a variety of anxiety disorders, insomnia, alcohol
withdrawal, and manic bipolar disorder. It is typically prescribed in
doses intended for limited-period use, seldom more than six months at
a time. Ativan is also highly addictive, especially in larger doses or
if taken for longer than recommended, developing dependency rather quickly.
If you or a loved one are fighting an addiction to Ativan, our team of
Prescott rehabilitation specialists can help you find relief and recovery.
At Blueprints for Recovery in Prescott, Arizona, we have the knowledge
and experience needed to guide you as you discover what life is like on
the other side of addiction.
Contact our team to discuss your treatment options at (888) 744-9969.
What Does Long-term Use Look Like?
Ativan users can experience negative side effects after long-term use,
as well as lessened positive effects and a growing tolerance.
These negative symptoms are a sign of addiction and can include:
- Increased anxiety
- Shaking or physical weakness
- Anorexia symptoms including low appetite, disrupted metabolism, and hair loss
Adversely, while taking large doses of Ativan, its effects may be exacerbated,
including dozing off, extreme dizziness or drowsiness, poor coordination,
and difficulty with speech and vision. Like many other addictive substances,
taking them at any extreme can be highly dangerous and the effects are
unpredictable. The highs and lows are magnified by the addiction and the
What Sets Us Apart?
Our treatment and rehabilitation professionals are trained in treating
young men, ages 18-30 who suffer addiction. We chose to focus on this demographic so that we could fully immerse
ourselves in knowing the brain chemistry and behavioral tendencies of
a highly specific group, making us that much more able to help people
in a real way.
Blueprints for Recovery accepts most
forms of insurance, from both out-of-network and several in-network companies, and we offer
finance options as well. We know that sometimes finances stand in the
way of recovery or are perceived as a roadblock. We want to help you see
that you can make recovery a reality, and we can help move that roadblock
out of the way.
Take back your freedom, energy, relationships, and happiness by seeking
treatment. A life lived in addiction can be one spent without joy, and
you deserve to see what happiness there can be in sobriety. Let us provide
you with the tools you need to thrive.
Contact us to learn more about our Arizona treatment facility at (888) 744-9969.