Drug Treatment Center in Scottsdale, Arizona

Desert Cove Recovery Addiction Treatment

The methods for treating a drug addiction can vary widely. Different treatment centers practice a variety of techniques in order to treat the addiction of drugs. Desert Cove Recovery Center believes in a holistic method that includes the 12-Steps as well as other modern day practices developed by the top medical practitioners in the country.

Common drug addictions include the following types:

  • Opiates, such as:
    • Heroin (Diacetylmorphine: smack, horse, brown sugar, dope, H, junk, skag, skunk, white horse, China white; cheese with OTC cold medicine and antihistamine)
    • Opium (Laudanum, paregoric: big O, black stuff, block, gum, hop)
  • Stimulants, such as:
    • Cocaine (Cocaine hydrochloride: blow, bump, C, candy, Charlie, coke, crack, flake, rock, snow, toot)
    • Amphetamines (Biphetamine, Dexedrine: bennies, black beauties, crosses, hearts, LA turnaround, speed, truck drivers, uppers)
    • Methamphetamines (Desoxyn: meth, ice, crank, chalk, crystal, fire, glass, go fast, speed)
    • Methylphenidate: (Concerta, Ritalin; JIF, MPH, R-ball, Skippy, the smart drug, vitamin R)
  • Cannabinoids, such as:
    • Marijuana (Blunt, dope, ganja, grass, herb, joint, bud, Mary Jane, pot, reefer, green, trees, smoke, sinsemilla, skunk, weed)
    • Hashish (Boom, gangster, hash, hash oil, hemp)
  • Club Drugs, such as:
    • MDMA (Ecstasy, Adam, clarity, Eve, lover’s speed, peace, uppers)
    • Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol: forget-me pill, Mexican Valium, R2, roach, Roche, roofies, roofinol, rope, rophies)
    • GHB (Gamma-hydroxybutyrate: G, Georgia home boy, grievous bodily harm, liquid ecstasy, soap, scoop, goop, liquid X)
  • Dissociative Drugs, such as:
    • Ketamine (Ketalar SV: cat Valium, K, Special K, vitamin K)
    • PCP (Phencyclidine: angel dust, boat, hog, love boat, peace pill)
    • Analogs, Salvia divinorum (Salvia, Shepherdess’s Herb, Maria Pastora, magic mint, Sally-D)
    • Dextromethorphan – DXM (Found in some cough and cold medications: Robotripping, Robo, Triple C)
  • Hallucinogens, such as:
    • LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide: acid, blotter, cubes, microdot yellow sunshine, blue heaven)
    • Mescaline (Buttons, cactus, mesc, peyote)
    • Psilocybin (Magic mushrooms, purple passion, shrooms, little smoke)
  • Other Compounds, such as:
    • Anabolic Steroids (Anadrol, Oxandrin, Durabolin, Depo-Testosterone, Equipoise: roids, juice, gym candy, pumpers)
    • Inhalants (Solvents (paint thinners, gasoline, glues))
    • Gases (butane, propane, aerosol propellants, nitrous oxide)
    • Nitrites (isoamyl, isobutyl, cyclohexyl): laughing gas, poppers, snappers, whippets)
  • Prescription Medications, such as:
    • Barbiturates (Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, Phenobarbital; barbs, reds, red birds, phennies, tooies, yellows, yellow jackets)
    • Benzodiazepines (Ativan, Halcion, Librium, Valium, Xanax; candy, downers, sleeping pills, tranks)
    • Sleep Medications (Ambien (zolpidem), Sonata (zaleplon), Lunesta (eszopiclone); forget-me pill, Mexican Valium, R2, Roche, roofies, roofinol, rope, rophies)
    • Opioid Pain Relievers, such as:
    • Codeine (Empirin with Codeine, Fiorinal with Codeine, Robitussin A-C, Tylenol with Codeine; Captain Cody, Cody, schoolboy; (with glutethimide: doors & fours, loads, pancakes and syrup)
    • Morphine (Roxanol, Duramorph; M, Miss Emma, monkey, white stuff)
    • Methadone (Methadose, Dolophine; fizzies, amidone, with MDMA: chocolate chip cookies)
    • Fentanyl and Analogs (Actiq, Duragesic, Sublimaze; Apache, China girl, China white, dance fever, friend, goodfella, jackpot, murder 8, TNT, Tango and Cash)
    • Other Opioid Pain Relievers, such as: Oxycodone HCL, Hydrocodone Bitartrate Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone, Meperidine, Propoxyphene (Tylox, Oxycontin, Percodan, Percocet: Oxy, O.C., oxycotton, oxycet, hillbillyheroin, percs, Vicodin, Lortab, Lorcet; Vike, Watson-387 Dilaudid; juice, smack, D, footballs, dillies, Opana, Numporphan, Numorphone; biscuits, blue heaven, blues, Mrs. O, octagons, stop signs, O bomb, Demerol, meperidine, hydrochloride; demmies, pain killer, Darvon, Darvocet)

Dangers arising from abuse of such drugs range from physical harm to the body to mental damage, including but not limited to: decreased heart rate, slowed or arrested breathing, increased heart rate, stroke, seizures, anxiety, muscle cramping, depression, loss of appetite, impulsive behavior, numbness, dizziness, weakness, tremors, as well as a number of other debilitating effects.

Overcoming Drug Dependency and Addiction

Over three decades of treatment and scientific research have shown that drug treatment can help addicts overcome addiction to drugs, avoid relapse, and live a happy, sober, drug-free life. Here at Desert Cove Recovery Center, we have coupled our experience and knowledge with medical study to develop a drug treatment program that is proven not only to help individuals overcome their addiction to drugs but stay sober… for life.

Drugs are dangerous. They keep you from living a life that is healthy and full. If you or a loved one has become addicted to drugs, don’t wait. Help is here.

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