Over the past decade, methamphetamines have gained popularity for their euphoric and energetic properties. It’s no surprise that meth addiction is also on the rise. Many people have only seen the damaging effects on popular TV shows. When it hits home, however, it has the potential to tear lives apart. Learn how Crest View Recovery Center in Asheville works to help individuals piece things back together with our meth addiction treatment center.

What Does Meth Addiction Look Like?

A woman recovered after attending a meth addiction treatment centerMethamphetamine, or meth, is a central nervous stimulant that users can smoke, snort or inject. Like any drug, it’s important to notice the warning signs of meth addiction before your loved one’s life spirals out of control.

If you believe your friend, spouse or other family member is abusing meth, ask yourself these questions?

  • Do they always seem active, attentive and talkative?
  • Do you notice any changes in appearance, included rapid weight loss, increased skin rashes or decaying teeth?
  • Does the person complain about crawling skin?
  • Do they have irrational and often violent mood swings?

Answering “yes” to even a couple of those questions could be the sign of a major problem that requires professional treatment at a rehabilitation center.

You’re Empowered to Help Your Loved One Change

Like other forms of drug addiction, meth addiction recovery isn’t going to happen overnight. Convincing your loved one to seek addiction treatment is the first step. However, taking your loved one into professional help may be easier said than done. In fact, if you’re too demanding or confrontational, it could push him or her deeper into the cycle of addiction. Instead of beating your loved one up, reinforce the fact that you’re there to provide support.

Once they decide to enter a meth addiction treatment center, it’s important to remain active as their support network. Moreover, your support can make all the difference in their confidence during recovery. Without this vital support, they’re more likely to lose focus on the challenge of sobriety.

Benefits of a Meth Addiction Treatment Center

Most rehab facilities offer treatment for a wide range of substances including crystal meth. However, not all facilities have specific programming for these addictions.

For example, someone who is abusing cocaine can enter the same program as someone who is struggling with meth abuse. At CVRC, we offer drug-specific treatment programs that will address your specific concerns at our meth addiction treatment center.

How CVRC Promotes Lasting Change with a Meth Addiction Treatment Center

At CVRC, we take a highly individualized approach in our meth addiction treatment program. Our intensive intake process will help us learn about your loved one’s addiction history and identify attainable treatment goals.

Reality-based therapy is an important complement to our strong, clinically-based treatment process. We’re not like other treatment facilities who take an institutionalized approach and make rehab feel like jail. We’ll put your loved one in a real-world living situation with same-sex roommates who are also struggling with addiction. Together, they’ll develop effective coping strategies and other beneficial skills needed to live life on life’s terms.

Don’t continue watching your loved one struggle with meth addiction. Crest View Recovery can give your loved one the tools to succeed in sobriety. Call us now at 866.327.2505.

Call Crest View Recovery Center for premier, compassionate addiction recovery.

Article Reviewed by Patrice Wishon, LCSW, LCAS, CCS

Patrice Wishon, LCSW, LCAS, CCSPatrice has over 30 years experience working in social work and mental health/substance abuse counseling. She received her Master’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and has worked in a variety of settings, including community-based outpatient, hospital and classroom settings. Patrice specializes in substance abuse treatment, trauma and women’s issues.