Barbiturates are sometimes prescribed to help individuals with anxiety, to reduce the risk of a seizure and as part of some headache medications. They can be extremely sedating and even prescribed users run the risk of dependence. Initial symptoms of barbiturate abuse include increased talkativeness, elation, and disinhibition followed by sedation, slurred speech, confusion or lack of coordination and possible black-outs.
- Group & family therapy
- Mental health care
- Aftercare training
Treatment begins with a monitored taper followed by a personalized treatment plan that can include group therapy, family therapy, psychiatric care, coping skills and more.