It's never to late, Break the Addiction

K2/Spice Addiction Treatment

Spice and Synthetic Drug Addiction

Spice is a synthetic material that is 800 times more powerful than marijuana. It is so new that medical researchers have not yet been able to fully review its effects, both long and short term, but what they do know is that it is highly addictive and widely used among young adults.

Spice, a supposed marijuana substance, first became popular in the 21st Century. As of May 2015, many people were admitted to the hospital due to spice overdoses. Because of the lack of research, spice can only be compared to the effects of marijuana. Experts say that if marijuana affects our cognitive functioning, imagine what a synthetic substance that is 800 times more potent can do to our functioning, both mental and physical.

Acknowledging the Signs and Symptoms of Spice Use

Based on the effects of marijuana, medical experts say that the symptoms will include:

  • Extreme anxieties
  • Seizures
  • Tremors
  • Heightened moods
  • Delusions
  • Paranoia
  • Inability to distinguish reality from imagination

Like most drugs that produce an extreme high, users will continually abuse the substance in order to continually experience the feeling. However, studies show that prolonged use of substances that affect the brain’s neurotransmitter causes tolerance and dependence on the substance because the brain can no longer produce its natural pleasure receptors.

Treating Spice Addiction

Before our expertly trained staff at Sprout Health Arizona develop a highly individualized treatment plan based on your unique needs, you will undergo a thorough mental and physical assessment. This assessment will help us diagnose your condition as well as any underlying disorders. Based upon your assessment, a proper detoxification and treatment plan will be crafted for you.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

One of Sprout Health Arizona’s most effective therapies, the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, helps our patients acknowledge their problems and find solutions. It also teaches various ways to combat their addictive personalities and maladaptive behaviors.

Family Therapy

We also offer family therapy. We believe that having a large support group during and after treatment is extremely important to maintain sobriety. With our patient’s consent, we include their families during therapy sessions. This allows us to gain further insight into their health history and family life, which is necessary for us to adjust their treatment plans accordingly.

Our goal at Sprout Health Arizona is to provide our patients with the tools and support necessary to ensure a successful recovery.

Our Blogs & Articles

At Sprout Health Arizona we are here to help. Feel free to check out our blogs and articles below!

View All

Risk of Suicide How Depression Treatment Centers Reduce the Risk of Suicide October 28th, 2016

Providing comfort for those in need Depression is a mental disorder that is characterized by sad and lonely feelings, most often accompanied by a loss of interest in everyday activities. If left untreated, the symptoms […]

Read All

Addiction Treatment Centers How Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Help Protect Overall Well-Being October 25th, 2016

Overhauling the mind, body and soul Millions of Americans suffer from substance addiction or mental health disorders and unfortunately, only a small percentage of them seek help at a treatment center. Because of social stigma, […]

Read All

Risk of Breast Cancer How Alcohol Treatment Centers Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer in Women October 18th, 2016

Survive and thrive with alcohol treatment Over 76 million Americans have an alcohol disorder or live with someone who has an alcohol disorder. If left untreated, alcohol disorders, such as alcoholism, can negatively impact every […]

Read All

Best Drug Rehab Centers What Makes Drug Rehab Centers in Arizona the Nation’s Best October 14th, 2016

Excellent service and effective treatments There are over 300 outpatient and 400 inpatient drug rehab centers in the nation and Arizona prides itself on having some of the best! Following strict guidelines, providing excellent services […]

Read All

Call us 866-793-2303 today for a FREE confidential assessment. Get Started Today!