Overdose is the worst fear of a severe drug addiction. Unfortunately, relapse in the home, at work, or anywhere else with a friend or a family member struggling with addiction can be a reality. Should overdose come to your home, you want to be as prepared as possible. Once your loved one is stable, it is important to get them into a detox facility or a treatment program as quickly as possible. Hired Power can help plan an intervention, place your loved one in a treatment program, or create a living program of care to help them find sobriety once more.
The signs of overdose are different per substance. For example, the signs of overdose on alcohol may be different from the signs of overdose on opioids. Generally, however, there are some stand-out, red-flag, symptoms to look for:
If someone has overdosed on a substance, it is pertinent to dial 911 and contact emergency services as quickly as possible or take the individual to the hospital. In addition:
Witnessing the overdose of a loved one or even a perfect stranger can be traumatizing. Even the “strongest” of individuals will be affected in some way by witnessing an overdose. Seek support for yourself to cope with a loved one’s overdose so you can help them bring recovery home.
Hired Power offers recovery services designed to make your family’s journey through the recovery process as seamless as possible. Our dynamic team of experienced recovery professionals strive to bring their personal passion and professional expertise to your every need and concern. Ultimately, our goal is to help you bring recovery home and focus on where healing matters most: family. For information on our services, call us today: 714-559-3919
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