Tramadol Treatment and Rehab

Drug detox, treatment and ongoing therapy can help those addicted to tramadol overcome their habit. Building a support network and avoiding triggers are important tips for maintaining sobriety.

Start the road to recovery

(877) 746-0480

    Call Now

    Treatment Center Locator

    Tramadol Addiction Treatment

    tramadol treatmentBeating a tramadol addiction typically involves drug detox, an inpatient or outpatient treatment program and ongoing therapy and support groups.

    Detox—the process of removing toxins from the body—is the first step toward sobriety for tramadol users.

    Medical detox is offered in most inpatient and outpatient programs. Doctors usually recommend weaning tramadol users off the drug to reduce withdrawal symptoms during detox. Tapering off the drug under the supervision of a physician is safer than quitting “cold turkey.”

    Once the user is free of their physical dependence on tramadol, treatment then focuses on eliminating their psychological addiction to the drug. Inpatient and outpatient rehabs offer various therapies to aid in this process, like one-on-one counseling and group therapy.

    After rehab, support groups and ongoing therapy can help recovering tramadol addicts remain sober. The support of family and friends is also extremely important in recovery.

    See how Jerry
    overcame his
    addiction.
    Jerry Lawson sitting in a chair

    Tramadol-specific Rehabs

    When choosing a treatment center, it’s important to find a program with experience treating tramadol addiction. Some rehabs specialize in the treatment of certain substances, as well as co-occurring disorders and polydrug use. The following rehabs specialize in the treatment of opioid painkillers:

    Inpatient Rehab for Tramadol Addiction

    Inpatient rehab is ideal for those with severe addictions and co-occurring mental disorders. These programs provide a high level of care and supervision, and also allow tramadol users to immerse themselves in treatment without temptations or distractions.

    Residential treatment centers usually offer programs that last from 28 to 90 days. However, in the event that a person needs to stay in treatment for longer than 90 days, many rehabs will extend the length of the program. Most inpatient rehabs operate under strict rules and require their residents to stick to a schedule.

    My first time in treatment was very structured. Waking up early, eating breakfast, cleaning, attending groups and meetings. Every hour was structured, which I found I needed to keep myself clean.

    - Erin, in recovery from painkiller and other drug addiction

    Medical detox is offered in many inpatient rehabs to help tramadol users overcome their physical dependence on the drug. Residential centers also offer a number of different treatment options to address the psychological aspect of addiction, such as:

    There are different kinds of treatment centers to choose from when seeking treatment for tramadol addiction. Luxury rehabs often have a resort feel to them and are typically more expensive. Rural, nature-focused treatment centers tend to incorporate the outdoors in their treatment plans. It’s important to choose a treatment center that fits your needs, which includes providing an environment in which you’ll feel comfortable.

    Background image

    Ready to get help?

    Our phone number is available 24/7 to help you or your loved one find a treatment center that suits your needs. It only takes one call to start your new life in recovery.
    Don’t waste another second. Call now to speak with a compassionate treatment expert.

    Speak with an expert (855) 826-4464

    - OR -

    Let us call you
    (877) 746-0480

      Ongoing Treatment and Relapse Prevention Strategies

      Outpatient treatment is better suited for those with mild to moderate addictions who do not require as much supervision. It’s also a good option for those who are unable to attend a residential program because of responsibilities like work, children or school. Outpatient treatment is usually less expensive than inpatient rehab, as well.

      Many outpatient programs offer medical detox for those struggling with tramadol addiction. Typically in outpatient treatment, tramadol users will meet with a doctor on a daily basis. The physician will monitor the user’s condition and administer or provide medication to help with withdrawal. The dosage will be reduced over time until the user is no longer physically dependent on tramadol. Outpatient treatment also involves attending therapy sessions and support groups to help with cravings, anxiety and other psychological aspects of tramadol addiction.

      Ongoing therapy and support groups have proven very effective in helping recovering addicts maintain sobriety and avoid relapse.

      Ongoing therapy and support groups, like Narcotics Anonymous and SMART Recovery, are great follow-up options to both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs. Continued therapy allows recovering tramadol users to talk about their feelings and struggles with someone who can offer professional advice and support. Connecting with other recovering addicts at support group meetings will help tramadol users grow their support network and be held accountable for their actions.

      Get started on the road to recovery.

      Other tips for avoiding relapse after tramadol addiction treatment include:

      • Eat healthy and exercise

        Make sure to give your body the proper nutrition and exercise it needs. The healthier you are, the better you’ll feel.

      • Get some sleep

        Sleep plays a large role in how a person feels both physically and mentally. Consistently getting a good night’s sleep—typically at least seven hours a night—will improve concentration, mental clarity and energy levels.

      • Stick to a schedule

        Most rehabs have a structured schedule for a reason—being busy and on a schedule keeps your mind off using.

      • Identify your triggers

        Avoid the people, places and things that make you want to use tramadol. Make your support network aware of these triggers.

      • Build your support network

        Having a reliable group of supporters around you is extremely important in recovery. These people can help you avoid triggers and get back on track if you relapse. Family, friends, sponsors, therapists, counselors and those you meet in support groups can all be members of your support network.

      • Get involved

        Finding new, sober hobbies is a great way to stay busy and meet new people in recovery.

      • Find alternative methods of pain management

        For those who took tramadol to treat chronic pain, finding a different way to manage it can help avoid relapse. Try yoga, massage therapy, heating pads, ice packs, physical therapy or acupuncture. Even going to a comedy show may help—you know what they say, laughter is the best medicine.

      We have to change everything about ourselves [in recovery] and it’s worth it. Don’t keep painful or uncomfortable feelings inside, talk about them. Work the steps, help others and be willing to accept something bigger than yourself. Go to meetings.

      - Claudia*, in recovery for 2.5 years
      Questions about treatment?

      Get confidential help 24/7. Call now for:

      • Access to top treatment centers
      • Caring, supportive guidance
      • Financial assistance options
      (855) 826-4464

      Get Help Now

      If you’re ready to kick your tramadol habit, an inpatient or outpatient treatment program can help you do so. A program that offers medical detox will allow you overcome your dependence on the drug safely.

      Many people are worried about how they will pay for addiction treatment. However, there are plenty of rehabs that accept state-funded or private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare, and offer financing.

      Choose sobriety today. Contact a rehab professional for help finding a treatment center for tramadol addiction.

      *Some names have been changed.

      Get help today

      Don't go through the process of recovery alone. Get in touch with someone who can help.

      (877) 746-0480

        What does it mean that this site is brought to you by Delphi Behavioral Health Group?

        We strive to be fully transparent in all of our relationships. To that end, we want you to be aware that AddictionCenter is compensated by Delphi Behavioral Health Group for the work AddictionCenter does in the development and operation of this site. Delphi Behavioral Health Group was carefully vetted and selected to be a trusted provider and partner with AddictionCenter, based on the quality of treatment that Delphi provides and their rigorous commitment to ethical practices. Learn more about why Delphi Behavioral Health Group is a trusted provider with AddictionCenter.

        All calls to numbers on individual facility listings will always go to the facility listed. All calls to general contact numbers and contact us forms on this site are routed to Delphi Behavioral Health Group. If Delphi Behavioral Health Group is unable to assist with a particular need they are committed to providing direction and assistance in finding appropriate care.

        Get 24/7 help now. All calls free and confidential.

        (855) 826-4464

        Take control of your life

        Our treatment specialists offer 24/7 assistance.

        • Access to top treatment centers
        • Caring, supportive guidance
        • Financial assistance options

        Call now:

        (855) 826-4464

        OR

        Have us call you:

        (877) 746-0480

          Where do calls go?

          Calls to numbers dedicated to a specific treatment center profile will be routed to that treatment center. All other calls will be routed to Delphi Behavioral Health Group.

          Rehab experts are available 24/7/365 to answer and return calls routed to Delphi.

          All calls are private and confidential.

          How do we choose our partners?

          Find out more about AddictionCenter.

          A treatment facility paid to have their center promoted here. Learn more about how to be featured in a paid listing.