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At Acceptance Recovery Center, we will do whatever it takes to help you get to a place where you are happy, healthy, and empowered.

Admitting that you have a drug addiction problem is always challenging and scary. However, our team at Acceptance Recovery Center is prepared to receive you with open arms and help you overcome drug abuse in a safe, non-judgmental environment. When you come to our Scottsdale drug rehab center, we will offer you a safe place to heal, an abundance of practical and relational support, and many opportunities to learn to enjoy life in a meaningful, healthy way.

We can also help you regain positivity, perspective, and the motivation you need to change your life for the better. Allow us to come alongside you and give you the necessary tools to overcome drug addiction and enjoy the long-lasting benefits of sobriety.


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Understanding StimulantsWhat Drugs Are Classified as Stimulants?

The term “stimulants” refers to psychoactive drugs such as Ritalin, Adderall, and methamphetamines, which typically help users sustain a higher level of alertness and productivity. Doctors and psychiatrists may prescribe stimulant drugs for people experiencing symptoms of narcolepsy, attention-deficit disorder, depression, and other imbalances in order to restore normal energy and focus. Or stimulants may be street drugs such as methamphetamine or cocaine, which have a very similar effect to prescription drugs but are illegal and not controlled, so you never truly know what the drug has in it or the strength of the drug.

In the short run, these drugs create a number of effects for users that are looked at as pleasant, including:

  • Curbed appetite
  • Extreme happiness
  • Heightened focus
  • Increased sex drive
  • Increased talkativeness and sociability

Because the effects of such substances are generally positive, stimulants (prescribed or street drugs) can become habit-forming. As a result, many users become dependent or begin to abuse such drugs.

Despite the initial positive results, stimulants (methamphetamines in particular) also create a number of unhealthy and uncomfortable side effects, including:

  • Accelerated heart rate
  • Aggression
  • Fever/increased overall body temperature
  • High blood pressure
  • Irritability
  • Shaking and tremors



What to Look ForSymptoms of Stimulant Addiction

If you are abusing or have become addicted to stimulant prescriptions or stimulant street drugs like cocaine, beware that abusing such substances could ruin your health for the rest of your life if you do not seek help immediately. Though you may experience an intense high and feelings of euphoria when you take stimulants, you could experience a lifetime of suffering by continuing on this path.

People who repeatedly abuse stimulants or develop an addiction may over time begin to suffer painful, permanent damage to both the mind and body, such as:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Hallucinations
  • Fatigue and exhaustion
  • Dangerous weight loss
  • Seizures and strokes
  • Hemorrhaging in the brain
  • Muscular degeneration
  • Reduced sexual capacity
  • Chronic headaches
  • Psychosis
  • Extreme sleep deprivation

Overcoming Stimulant Addiction

In short, detoxing from stimulants can be miserable on your own. If you attempt to quit without the necessary support, you could experience a number of unpleasant symptoms, such as:

  • Depression
  • Sudden emotional shifts and mood swings
  • Difficulty resting and staying asleep
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Lasting fatigue and tiredness

However, with the right support, you can get through it and come out the other side. Our team at Acceptance Recovery Center in Scottsdale is trained and well-equipped to walk you through the whole process of recovery, from facing withdrawals to developing strategies for lifelong sobriety. Allow us to come alongside you and help you start a new life, free of stimulant addiction.


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