Treating Stimulant Addiction | Banyan Mass

Treating Stimulant Addiction


Stimulants are increasingly popular drugs used for a variety of effects.

In illegal use settings, stimulants are often used to increase dopamine and feelings of pleasure. Common stimulants include cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and a wide variety of prescription drugs. There are many factors that feed into stimulant addiction, including physical dependence and psychological cravings. At Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts, we provide safe addiction treatment in Massachusetts, helping patients overcome their addictions to stimulants.

Detoxing from Stimulants

Before full therapy can begin, patients need to successfully detox from stimulants. Detoxification allows the body to break free from the physical controls of drugs or alcohol. Common stimulant withdrawal symptoms include:

  • Depression
  • Hypersomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Poor Concentration
  • Irritability
  • Cravings
  • Psychomotor Retardation
  • Increased Appetite
  • Paranoia
Our Banyan Treatment Center Family of facilities includes safe medically monitored detox services to help manage these and many other symptoms of stimulant detox. The specific dose, drug type, and duration of addiction will all influence the intensity and duration of withdrawals.

Therapies for Stimulant Addiction

After detoxing from stimulants, patients are encouraged to enter treatment programs. Our options for addiction treatment in Massachusetts include PHP, IOP, and OP treatment. Each program includes its own unique benefits for addressing the underlying factors of stimulant addiction. Our treatment experts can help patients find the right treatment approach for their needs.

Mature and Mindfulness

Our Mature Track is an effective approach for treating stimulant addiction for patients aged 30 or older. This unique program for treating addiction combines Buddhist practices in the Eightfold path with patient-specific topics, such as career, marriage, or parenting. The Eight Paths addressed in this program include:

  • Understanding
  • Intention
  • Community
  • Engagement
  • Service
  • Energy
  • Mindfulness
  • Concentration

By addressing various aspects of character, behavior, and core that feed into addiction, our Mature Track helps patients find their sobriety through a centered and focused approach. Call 888-280-4763 to learn more about our personalized paths for stimulant addiction treatment.

Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.

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