Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Detox Centers

Wilkes-Barre battles major problems with drug abuse that result in high rates of overdose deaths every year. Most overdose deaths in Wilkes-Barre are driven by Pennsylvania’s ongoing opioid epidemic, and involve highly potent opioids including heroin, fentanyl, and oxycodone.

Wilkes-Barre, PA detox centers help you withdraw from drugs and alcohol more comfortably and safely than quitting on your own cold turkey. Explore detox treatments on Addictions.com, and use our directory to find local detox centers in Wilkes-Barre ready to guide you along the path to sobriety.

Wilkes Barre Addiction Stats

Causes & Signs of Drug Abuse

Widespread use of heroin in Wilkes-Barre and Luzerne County is mainly being driven by painkiller addiction. Those who abuse painkillers often head to the streets to buy heroin when painkillers become too costly or when their prescriptions run out.

Physical signs of drug abuse:

  • Constricted pupils
  • Excessive sweating
  • Nausea
  • Slurred speech

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Getting Help in Wilkes Barre

Wilkes-Barre, PA detox centers will customize treatments just for you based on the substance abused and the severity of your addiction. Overcoming substance abuse at a detox center lowers your risk for serious health complications that can occur when quitting on your own cold turkey. For instance, Clearbrook Manor offers residential inpatient care so you can recover surrounded by nursing staff who can monitor your progress 24/7 and reduce withdrawal symptoms.

Choosing From Many Wilkes Barre Detox Centers

Deciding on a detox center can seem overwhelming and stressful when your mind and physical health are being affected by addiction. Use these tips when researching Wilkes-Barre, PA detox centers.

  • Treat psychological causes

    Many times, addiction is caused by negative thoughts and behaviors, or mental health disorders such as bipolar disorder, OCD, and anxiety. Look for Wilkes-Barre, PA detox centers that also treat psychological causes of addiction using counseling and similar therapies.

  • Seek support groups

    Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are highly effective at teaching you how to stay sober and avoid relapsing, and also connect you with other patients in recovery who understand and share your compassion for sobriety. Search for Wilkes-Barre, PA detox centers that offer 12-step support group therapy.

  • Consider detox costs

    Detox centers featured on Addictions.com accept major health insurance plans, and offer a range of payment options to serve Wilkes-Barre residents in need of addiction treatment. Some detox centers even offer sliding scale payment systems to make treatment more affordable based on your income.

Contact Us

If you live in Wilkes-Barre and need help overcoming addiction, call our 24/7 confidential helpline at 800-654-0987. Our caring drug abuse counselors will help you find Wilkes-Barre, PA detox centers that can safely guide you through overcoming chemical dependency.