Villa Oasis San Diego understands how dangerous stimulant drugs can be, especially for individuals with mental health disorders. We provide addition treatment at our luxury rehab center in San Diego, and even provide a dual diagnosis treatment program for those who have overlapping addiction and mental health issues.
While many people think of stimulants as primarily “study drugs” used for ADHD and other conditions, the category is broad. Stimulants include common, legal drugs like caffeine and nicotine, over-the-counter drugs like amphetamines, and illegal drugs such as cocaine and meth.
Stimulant addiction is a type of substance use disorder (SUD) known as stimulant use disorder. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), five million people in the U.S. used cocaine in 2020, two million used methamphetamines, and five million misused prescription stimulants.
Stimulants are broadly treated through behavioral-based approaches, as no medication-assisted treatment (MAT) currently exists for stimulant use disorder. SAMHSA has outlined four primary, effective treatment types. These include the following:
The best care uplifts each person as a whole individual. After all, how does treatment work if it ignores the complex reality of what’s going on in an individual’s life? At Villa Oasis, we provide complete care. That includes a wide range of therapies and treatment modalities, including the following: