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MDMA (Ecstasy) Addiction Treatment that Actually Works

For over a decade, we’ve focused on helping people overcome substance abuse and addiction through our comprehensive program and continuum of care that includes inpatient, outpatient, and even virtual addiction treatment programs – enabling us to treat the whole person for a lifetime.

Our board-certified psychiatrists, physicians and other experts combine their expertise to create personalized treatment plan using evidence-based behavioral and psychological therapies. That’s why our treatment program works for 84% of patients, far better than the 50% success rate of traditional 12-step programs.

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Call today and get help. Our MDMA addiction treatment experts are here for you.


Treatment options for MDMA addiction

At our inpatient and outpatient rehab programs, we treat MDMA – also known as ecstasy – addiction as a medical disease using a combination of medical and pharmacological treatment as well as behavioral therapy and psychological care to address any co-occurring disorders. This holistic approach to treatment is the key to helping patients return to a healthy, productive, and stable life.

Treatment with Enterhealth often begins with supervised medical detox (also known as withdrawal stabilization) to remove the substance from the body. 24/7 medical staff carefully monitor patients throughout the process and, if necessary, may prescribed anti-addiction drugs and other medications to help ease physical and psychological discomfort due to MDMA withdrawal.

Note that medical detox by itself is NOT a cure for MDMA addiction.

Rather, it’s a crucial first step that removes the drug from the patient’s system, stabilizing any physical and mental conditions and allowing them to fully participate in a long-term program of behavioral therapy and psychological counseling.

This therapy and counseling may be individual or group-oriented and may also include families. In addition, we offer ongoing continuing care programs that are essential to long-term recovery, providing patients with counseling and continued support for as long as they need it.

An MDMA addiction treatment program may include:

  • Medication Management using anti-addiction medications
  • Individual counseling
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy sessions
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)
  • Supportive Outpatient Programs (SOP)
  • Maintenance Outpatient Programs (MOP)
  • Holistic treatment services

A range of treatment options based on you

Each person’s path to addiction is unique with different neurological, emotional, social and environmental contributing factors. That’s why the Enterhealth journey to recovery is personalized to meet individuals and families where they are. Whether you need immersive inpatient care or outpatient treatment, we offer a range of evidence-based treatment options and innovative therapies. Enterhealth is the only facility with highly trained on-site addiction specialists, including PhDs, MDs and Master’s Level Therapists, who coordinate care at every stage. Because we understand the science behind addiction, we are best equipped to assess and treat individuals and families. Contact us to see why we’re the only facility with an 84% success rate.



Enterhealth Ranch offers inpatient care that’s on your side, not on the clock. It’s a nurturing environment where treatment is highly personalized and intensified. Every patient has a private room and 24/7 access to addiction trained specialists who use evidence-based treatments and comprehensive care, including medical detox, in-depth medical and psychological assessments, individual and group therapies, life skills and more.

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Enterhealth’s Outpatient Center of Excellence, conveniently located in the Park Cities, is expertly staffed with board-certified addiction specialists. Our comprehensive program is designed for continued recovery care and provides individuals and families the support they need to reconnect with each other and thrive in recovery.

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The Enterhealth Alumni Association offers a unique opportunity for our patients to continue and thrive in their recovery by building relationships through shared experiences. This one-of-a-kind support environment provides a nurturing space where participants can gain understanding, learn from others and continue to rebuild their lives.

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Recovery is one of the most important benefits you can give your employees. Enterhealth provides comprehensive, evidence-based residential and outpatient programs and continued 24/7 technological support with Enterhealth Connect. It’s a tool employees can use to access expert care that fits their schedule for online consultations with highly trained addiction specialists, dynamic content including blogs, podcasts, videos, and continuously updated tools and resources that will aid in their recovery journey.

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How Enterhealth Makes a Difference

“FPO – When I first arrived here, I truly believed I would never be able to function without drugs or alcohol, nor be happy in general ever again. My family did not know how to help me. After being here, I’m a happier person. Laughter comes naturally. I’m repairing relationships I thought were irreparable.”

Hanna (former Enterhealth patient)

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Frequently Asked Questions About MDMA

What is MDMA, also known as ecstasy?

MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is a synthetic psychoactive drug that is commonly known as ecstasy. It belongs to the class of drugs called entactogens, which produce feelings of empathy, emotional closeness, and well-being. The drug is chemically similar to both amphetamines and hallucinogens.

How do people use MDMA?

MDMA is usually taken orally, either in the form of tablets or capsules, or dissolved in a drink. The tablets can vary widely in color, shape, and size, and may contain other drugs or adulterants. Some users also crush the tablets into a powder and snort it or mix the powder with a liquid and inject it. However, injecting it can be dangerous and can lead to serious health problems, including abscesses, vein damage, and blood-borne infections.

The drug is often used in social settings, such as parties or concerts, and is sometimes referred to as a “club drug.” It is believed to enhance feelings of empathy, emotional closeness, and well-being, and is often used to enhance social interactions and music appreciation. However, the effects of MDMA can vary widely depending on the individual and the environment, and can be influenced by factors such as dose, purity, and drug interactions.

What's the difference between MDMA, Ecstasy, and Molly?

MDMA, Ecstasy, and Molly are all slang terms used to refer to the drug 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, commonly known as MDMA. However, there can be some differences between the terms.

MDMA is the scientific name for the drug, which was originally developed in the early 1900s as a pharmaceutical compound. Molly and Ecstasy, on the other hand, are street names for MDMA, and are often used to refer to particular forms of the drug.

In some cases, Molly is used to describe MDMA that is in a powder or crystal form, whereas MDMA in pill form may be more commonly referred to as Ecstasy. However, the terms Molly and Ecstasy can be used interchangeably as well.

How does MDMA work?

MDMA primarily works by increasing the levels of three neurotransmitters in the brain: serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that is involved in regulating mood, appetite, and sleep, as well as social behavior and cognitive function. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is involved in the regulation of movement, motivation, and reward, and is often associated with feelings of pleasure and euphoria. Norepinephrine is a neurotransmitter that is involved in the “fight or flight” response, and can increase heart rate, blood pressure, and other physiological responses to stress.

MDMA causes the release of large amounts of serotonin from the brain’s nerve cells, which leads to a flood of serotonin in the synapses between nerve cells. This can cause feelings of euphoria, increased sociability, and heightened sensations, as well as changes in mood and perception. However, it also causes the release of stress hormones, such as cortisol, which can have negative effects on the body.

How addictive is MDMA?

MDMA is not considered to be as addictive as other drugs, such as opioids or stimulants. However, some people can develop a psychological dependence on the drug and may experience cravings and withdrawal symptoms when they try to stop using it. The risk of addiction is believed to be higher among people who use it frequently or in large doses, or who use it in combination with other drugs.

What are the side effects of MDMA?

MDMA can have a range of physical and psychological side effects, including:

  • Increased heart rate and blood pressure: it can cause a rapid heartbeat and elevated blood pressure, which can be dangerous for people with pre-existing heart conditions.
  • Sweating and chills: the drug can cause excessive sweating and chills, which can lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Nausea and vomiting: MDMA can cause stomach upset, nausea, and vomiting, particularly when taken on an empty stomach or in high doses.
  • Muscle tension and
  • Jaw clenching and teeth grinding: the drug can cause involuntary teeth clenching and jaw movements, which can lead to dental problems and jaw pain.
  • Dilated pupils: it can cause pupils to dilate, making the eyes more sensitive to light.
  • Dehydration: MDMA can cause excessive sweating and increased body temperature, which can lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Hyperthermia: the drug can cause the body temperature to rise to dangerous levels, which can lead to heat stroke, organ damage, and even death.
  • Anxiety and paranoia: MDMA can cause feelings of anxiety, fear, and paranoia, particularly in high doses or in people who are already prone to these feelings.
  • Depression: it can cause feelings of depression and sadness, particularly during the “comedown” phase after the drug wears off.
  • Cognitive impairment: MDMA can affect memory, attention, and learning, and can impair cognitive function for days or even weeks after use.

How long does MDMA stay in your system?

The effects of the drug typically last for 3-6 hours, depending on the dose and purity of the drug. However, the drug can be detected in urine for up to three days after use, and in blood for up to 24 hours. The exact length of time that it stays in the system will vary depending on a range of factors, such as the dose, frequency of use, and individual metabolism.

What are MDMA withdrawal symptoms?

Withdrawal from MDMA can cause a range of physical and psychological symptoms, including:

  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Depression and irritability
  • Fatigue and lethargy
  • Insomnia and disrupted sleep patterns
  • Difficulty concentrating and memory problems
  • Loss of appetite and weight loss
  • Headaches and muscle aches

How do you treat MDMA withdrawal?

There is no specific treatment for MDMA withdrawal, but some strategies that may be helpful include:

  • Getting plenty of rest and staying hydrated
  • Engaging in regular exercise and physical activity
  • Eating a healthy and balanced diet
  • Seeking support from friends, family, or a healthcare professional

Many people may benefit from behavioral therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or motivational interviewing (MI). These therapies can help people identify and address the underlying causes of their drug use and develop coping strategies to manage cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

How long does MDMA withdrawal last?

MDMA withdrawal symptoms can last for several weeks, depending on the individual and their pattern of use. Most people, however, start to feel better within a few days or weeks.

The severity of withdrawal symptoms can also vary depending on the individual and the extent of their drug use, and some people may experience more intense symptoms than others.

Can you overdose on MDMA?

Yes, it is possible to overdose. Symptoms of an ecstasy overdose can include:

  • Seizures
  • High fever and hyperthermia
  • Profuse sweating and dehydration
  • Rapid heartbeat and high blood pressure
  • Unconsciousness and coma
  • Kidney and liver damage

An MDMA overdose can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. It is important to seek medical help if you suspect that someone has overdosed on MDMA.

*State standard is 1:10 clinical staff to patient ratio