Drug Addiction Facts

  • Intravenous heroin users will typically begin to experience the rush from the drug within 7 to 8 seconds after injection.
  • In 2006, 40% of all poisoning deaths in the U.S. involved opioid painkillers such as Methadone.
  • Marijuana use induces causes the body to produce high levels of an enzyme that converts certain hydrocarbons into a cancer-causing form, which in turn accelerates the changes that result in malignant cells.

Addiction-treatment-center.jpgOnce you have decided to make a change and get help for your addiction problem, the next step is to explaore your treatment facility options. Keep in mind that there is no one-size fits all facility. The most effective way to find an appropriate treatment program that meets your particular needs is to speak with an addiction treatment professional who can assess your specific situation and give you various treatment facility options based on your exact needs. We can help you with this. Simply call our Drug Treatment Help-Line at 1-877-683-7818 and you will be connected to an addiction treatment specialist who can help you find the correct treatment program for you.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services can be obtained in several settings with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the varying demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance companies, there's no need to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.


Detoxification from drugs and alcohol is a course of action which can be made considerably more manageable and safely supervised when in a proper detoxification or drug and alcohol rehab center. Often detoxification isn't without risk, and even with good intentions people who proceed through detoxification on their own in order to get sober may very well be putting their health or even their lives in danger. It is always far better to seek out detoxification services in a professional center to avoid such dangers and also to have a smooth transition from detoxification to treatment in a quality alcohol and drug treatment program.


Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehab services with regards to intensity of care, for the reason that individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to remain in a rehab program while receiving treatment services. Even though this may appear perfect it will not provide the required change of surroundings than many individuals in treatment need to have a productive rehab.

Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

Residential long-term treatment, which lasts for over four weeks, can be an option that delivers the commensurate intensity of care and suitable environment for anybody fighting a serious addiction and dependency problem. Because people will continue to be in the residential long-term treatment facility for 120 days and even longer in some cases, these kinds of programs offer all the amenities needed to make a client's remain as relaxed and amenable as it could possibly be whilst delivering high quality treatment to enable them to conquer their habit permanently.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse may have distinctive challenges they have to conquer whilst in rehab, which rehab professionals within the facility they opt to be a part of should be keen of to ensure a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to choose a center which is used to helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and drug use issues that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical care and so on.


Women have to have quality rehabilitation in rehab but can also need special focus on the distinctive issues they face because of their gender. Men and women not just face different and unique challenges in life due to gender, but also may abuse drugs and alcohol for completely different reasons. drug and alcohol rehab facilities which appeal to women and the distinctive and unique needs that women encounter can help significantly on the women's path to long term abstinence and a higher quality of life.


Similar to how women and men encounter varying and different challenges in daily life that are specific to their gender, women and men might also face unique challenges in rehab that are gender specific, which is why a facility specifically designed with these special needs and obstacles in mind can be very ideal for someone searching for a powerful rehab option.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into treatment due to a court ruling to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehabilitation frequently receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when being cooperative with alcohol and drug rehabilitation requirements enforced on them as part of sentencing especially of course when successfully completing a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility.


Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers possess the staff or resources to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more programs that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Therapy, study info and so on are now frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever program they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. Likewise, rehab programs will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into treatment.


Medicare recipients can seek rehab at alcohol and drug rehab programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in establishing the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Part B.

  • Denver Health Community Detox
    Denver Health Community Detox is a Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    1155 Cherokee Street
    Denver, CO. 80204

    If you would like to contact Denver Health Community Detox, you can reach them at 303-436-3500.

    Denver Health Community Detox offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare

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