Ketamine, originally an anaesthetic, now known as a party drug with mild hallucinogenic effects, is seeing a worrying resurgence with ever-increasing recreational abuse statistics, especially among individuals ages 15 to 25. Ketamine, also known by street names like Ket, Bump, and Green, can cause cognitive impairments and severe bladder issues and is associated with various mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety.
One of the main challenges in the world of ketamine addiction treatment lies in the fact that many of its users are so young. Ignorance of its long-term harm, stigma and uncertainty about rehab, and worries about the financial implications of residential rehab treatment all contribute to a delay in seeking treatment, compounding the physical and psychological harm of untreated ketamine misuse.
As one of the few addiction rehab centres in the south of England with the necessary resources to provide ketamine addiction rehab to teenagers, Gladstones Clinic is in the ideal position to help individuals overcome ketamine misuse. Our experienced substance abuse rehab staff understand the complexities of dealing with addiction in young people and employ a variety of proven modalities to help break the physical dependency on the drug before moving on to comprehensive care focused on developing long-term coping strategies and resilience.
Gladstones Clinic has a proven track record and more than 20 years’ experience in helping people recover from ketamine addiction.