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Because substance use disorders are brain disorders, they must be taken seriously. The good news is that they can be successfully treated with the right treatment. There are treatment approaches for specific types of drug misuse, including prescription drug addiction, rampant in the United States. At Palo Verde Wellness, we offer a prescription drug treatment plan customized to each individual. Successful treatment incorporates a variety of components and therapeutic approaches. At Palo Verde Wellness, we believe in treating the whole person – mind, body, and soul. This combination of clinical and evidence-based treatment modalities has proven successful among those we treat and the talented and experienced clinicians in recovery themselves.

Contact our team at 760.209.6683 to learn more about substance abuse treatment in Palm Springs.

Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

People can become addicted to a range of drugs that they are prescribed or that they obtain illegally. If you or a loved one have a dependence on a prescription drug that you are concerned has turned to addiction, it’s important to reach out to a medical professional as soon as possible. Prescription drug addiction treatment at an accredited facility like Palo Verde Wellness in Palm Springs can give you the best chance at a successful recovery.

The most commonly abused prescription drugs include:


Benzodiazepines are tranquilizers prescribed commonly to treat anxiety and insomnia. Recognizable name brands include Valium, Xanax, and Klonopin. Like many drugs, the more used, the higher the person’s tolerance, leading to addiction.


The opioids include morphine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, and fentanyl. They are prescribed to relieve pain – usually following an injury or surgery – but are easy to become addicted to. Even those who have not been prescribed the drugs can obtain them illegally to achieve the pain-numbing effects of the drugs.


Dexedrine, Ritalin, and Adderall are all stimulants. They are often prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). They assist in helping stay focused and can easily be overused by those seeking a quick and consistent fix for their issues. Stimulants are often obtained illegally, especially among students or those cramming to meet a deadline.


Nembutal is a brand-name sedative usually prescribed for those battling a sleep disorder. It is appealing to people it’s not prescribed because of its ability to relax the body and help with anxiety.


Sleeping pills, like the popular brand name Ambien, are highly abused. People think because they are non-narcotic depressants and they create such a calming effect, that using them won’t lead to overuse and addiction. Unfortunately, this is not true.

Prescription Drug Treatment in Palm Springs

Receiving treatment for prescription drug abuse in a healing environment alongside a treatment plan designed just for you gives you the greatest chance at lifelong recovery. Palo Verde Wellness offers traditional clinical therapies in combination with non-traditional therapies to provide a well-rounded, holistic approach to treatment and recovery. We offer:

  •     A 12-step approach
  •     Life skills training
  •     A LGBTQ friendly environment
  •     Luxury sober living
  •     Motivational Incentives
  •     Nutrition education and counseling
  •     Yoga Therapy

Palo Verde Wellness Offers Options For Prescription Drug Treatment

At Palo Verde Wellness, we offer the following therapeutic modalities to assist in helping individuals overcome an addiction to prescription drugs.

  •     Anger management
  •     Cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT)
  •     Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  •     Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR)
  •     Adventure therapy
  •     Group therapy
  •     Holistic therapy
  •     Meditative therapy
  •     Motivational interviewing
  •     Person-centered therapy
  •     Psychotherapy
  •     post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment program
  •     Relapse prevention therapy

Reach out to our treatment team today at 760.209.6683 to learn more about prescription drug addiction treatment.