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Recovery Unplugged Austin Rehab Center
Recovery Unplugged Austin Rehab Center
Recovery Unplugged Austin Rehab Center


There is a common misconception that addiction only happens with alcohol or illicit drugs like heroin or crystal meth. However, many drug addictions are caused by prescription medications given by doctors. Several prescription drugs cause physical dependence or are misused, which can lead to substance use disorders. Several options for drug addiction treatment exist depending on how severe or long a person’s prescription drug addiction has been. Just like an addiction to illicit drugs, prescription drug addiction requires comprehensive treatment programs from rehab centers to successfully recover from.

Prescription drug addiction can happen even when taking medications as directed and sneaking up on a person unexpectedly. A person may not notice they have become dependent until they attempt to stop using and they develop withdrawal symptoms. If you have noticed you cannot stop using a prescription medication on your own, there are treatment centers available that can guide you on safely and successfully stopping use.

Recovery Unplugged in Austin, Texas offers a full continuum of care to help anyone with drug dependence, drug abuse, or drug addiction issues. We offer a personalized treatment approach to meet the needs of each client. You do not necessarily need to have a full-scale addiction to benefit from treatment at a drug treatment center in Austin. There are medications that, even when used as directed, can cause physical dependency without psychological dependency, which can be treated successfully through our medical detox program. Recovery Unplugged is also a mental health institute that treats several mental health disorders through behavioral therapy, so you can stop using prescription medications once you have completed your detox program.

Our drug rehabilitation center in Austin, Texas has also successfully helped many people with prescription drug addiction. Through our full continuum of care, our clients can receive a full range of treatments from drug detox to inpatient treatment and outpatient rehab to help them recover from the physical, psychological, and behavioral effects of addiction. As a Joint Commission-certified addiction treatment center, we offer top-rated treatments to Austin, Texas. 

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Prescription rehab at Recovery Unplugged Austin is tailored to each client. Many prescription medications require a medical detox to stop using successfully, whether it is to prevent dangerous withdrawal symptoms or to provide a drug-free environment necessary to successfully complete drug detox. During medical detox, you will live at our treatment facility during this phase of the program, where you will have 24/7 medical support and monitoring, have access to prescription and over-the-counter medications to treat withdrawals, and meet with counselors and support groups. After you have completed medical detox, you can easily transfer into one of our drug rehabilitation programs.

At Recovery Unplugged, we offer inpatient treatment, intensive outpatient programs (IOP), partial hospitalization programs (PHP), and virtual outpatient programs. Depending on the severity of your addiction, our clinicians will recommend and work with you to find the best addiction treatment program that fits your needs. Inpatient residential treatment will require you to live at our drug rehab center in Austin for your program, where you will receive intensive treatment in a supportive environment, which is often critical for severe drug addictions. Outpatient programs allow more freedom and to live at home or in a sober living facility. This is a good step down from inpatient treatment or for those with milder addictions who are highly motivated in their recovery efforts.

Often people imagine drug rehab to be a sterile, institution-like setting. However, our rehab facility in Austin, Texas offers a comfortable, non-hospital environment where you can heal from prescription drug addiction. Our treatment facility sits on a two-acre property with beautifully landscaped grounds and includes private and semi-private rooms with flat-screen TVs. We offer several amenities depending on your level of care, such as gym access, fully-equipped music spaces, 24-hour security, around-the-clock medical staff, a volleyball court, and freshly prepared meals. Recovery Unplugged is also pet-friendly, allowing you to bring your pet with you to treatment, and LGBTQ+ friendly, with programs and accommodations designed to address unique factors faced by the community.

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Each person’s addiction treatment plan is personalized, and they will have their own unique experience. At Recovery Unplugged in Austin, our clients can expect to work through several aspects of their addiction through a variety of addiction treatments, support groups, and therapies. You can expect medical detox to be the most difficult part of your recovery, but it is less painful and lonely with the help of medication-assisted treatment and support staff when compared to going about it on your own.

Prescription drug rehab will be composed of several types of addiction treatments and therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, medication-assisted treatment, family therapy, and group therapy. At Recovery Unplugged, you can expect to participate in our unique music-assisted treatment program. Our innovative program goes beyond traditional music therapy found in other rehab centers. We furnish all our treatment centers with music spaces and instruments that allow you to use the power of making, writing, and listening to music to access parts of your addiction that were inaccessible with only traditional evidence-based practices.

Our personalized treatment plans may also include services designed to help you thrive through independent living without the use of drugs and alcohol once you have graduated from your program. We offer life skills and vocational training as part of group therapy and drug court guidance to get you off the right foot.


Each person will need their own unique amount of time in addiction treatment. Factors such as severe addiction, long-term addiction, and the presence of co-occurring disorders will increase the amount of time needed for treatment. If starting with medical detox, this stage of treatment may last from five to seven days but can be longer in some cases. Our residential treatment programs at Recovery Unplugged in Austin are available in 30-day, 60-day, or 90-day programs but can be extended if needed. Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), which is an intensive treatment program that allows you to go home or a sober living facility at the end of the day, generally lasts between 10 to 15 days. Our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) offers the most flexibility, usually allowing you to continue going to school or work, it will vary in length, but most people complete their program between 10 to 30 days. It is important to remember that addiction is a chronic disorder and requires management on your part to continue sobriety for a lifetime. Recovery Unplugged provides aftercare programs and an alumni program that can help you keep active in addiction recovery long after your program has concluded.


Several prescription medications have potential abuse and addiction, such as Xanax, Klonopin, Oxycodone, Valium, Lexapro, Fentanyl, Ritalin, and Adderall. Certain antidepressants and sleep medications, including Lunesta, Ambien, Lexapro, and Zoloft, are not abused but do cause physical dependence and could benefit from medical detox and behavioral treatments to stop usage. Some of the top abused prescription medications include:


Depressant prescription medications include benzodiazepines and barbiturates, which are used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders. They are fast-acting central nervous system depressants and are highly addictive, even when used as directed. However, there are also individuals who abuse these medications by taking more than necessary or mixing them with other depressants like alcohol to enhance their effects. Dual diagnosis programs are effective in treating substance abuse and anxiety simultaneously.


Prescription opioids are used for pain management and can quickly cause physical dependence and addiction. Sometimes, prescription opioid addiction leads to street drug use, such as heroin, when the person’s prescription runs out. Comprehensive treatment plans are needed to address the psychological, physical, and behavioral aspects of opioid addiction.


Prescription stimulants like Dexedrine, Adderall, and Ritalin are used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. However, they have a high potential for abuse and addiction in those without these disorders who use them to enhance physical and mental output. Stimulant addiction is common among college students because they attempt to use stimulants to improve their study habits.

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Recovery Unplugged offers the right treatment programs for any type of prescription drug addiction. With our full continuum of care, you can find the treatment plan and intensity that fits your needs. Our medical detox program can effectively and safely help your physical dependence on prescription medication. We also have a rehab program or mental health program that can address any psychological, behavioral, or underlying issues affecting your drug dependency. You also have access to our innovative music-assisted treatment program at all levels of care which can help you access emotions and issues associated with substance abuse or mental health disorders you were never able to before for true healing.

If you or your loved one is struggling with prescription drug addiction, please give us a call today to talk to our addiction specialist, who can answer any questions you may have or get you started in the admissions process. 




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