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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Serious side effects as a result of methamphetamine use which could be life threatening can include convulsions, dangerously high body temperature, stroke, cardiac arrhythmia, stomach cramps and shaking.
  • Alcohol kills more teenage males and young men than any other drug taken to affect mood and behavior including heroin, cocaine or marijuana.
  • Codeine withdrawal symptoms are similar to those experienced in heroin withdrawal, and typically start within 12-24 hours after the last dose and generally wean away within a week.

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 many different settings with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the various demands of clients with any type of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being included in many insurance plans, you shouldn't have to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services regarding intensity of care, because the individual can keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a treatment program while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in treatment need to have a productive rehab.

Adolescents

When adolescents become involved in any sort of drug abuse, it is important that they acquire quality care to halt the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't worsen and perhaps jeopardize their future. Because adolescent substance abuse which continues often carries on into one's adult life, parents must continue to be vigilant and get their adolescent rehabilitation as soon as an issue is observed in a center which addresses adolescent drug use. Several facilities which treat adolescents offer both inpatient and residential rehabilitation, which has been shown to be the most beneficial environments for rehab clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse problems are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders while in treatment to find resolution because one usually triggers the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehab facilities who are able to specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face to be able to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with substance abuse might have unique obstacles they must overcome whilst in treatment, which rehab specialists in the program they opt to be a part of have to be keen of so that a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to pick a facility that's familiar with helping seniors and older adults handle the distinctive life and substance abuse issues that these clients face which may include a wider spectrum of services including medical care and the like.

Women

Women need high quality rehabilitation in rehab but might also need particular awareness of the distinctive issues they face for their gender. Women and men not just face different and unique challenges in everyday life as a consequence of gender, but also may abuse drugs and alcohol for very different reasons. alcohol and drug treatment centers which cater to women and the specific and unique needs that women face often helps significantly on a women's path to long term sobriety and a higher standard of living.

Men

Similar to how women and men face varying and different challenges in life that are specific to their gender, men and women can also face distinctive challenges in rehab that are gender-specific, which explains why a center specifically designed with these special needs and challenges at heart can be be extremely helpful for someone searching for an effective rehabilitation option.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehab as part of a court order to meet a part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehab often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug rehab specifications enforced with them as part of sentencing and also naturally when successfully graduating a drug rehabilitation program.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever facility they would like without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. In addition, treatment centers will usually provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

  • Dr Donald T Stokes and Associates Inc
    Dr Donald T Stokes and Associates Inc is a Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    1941 Bishop Lane
    Louisville, KY. 40218

    If you would like to contact Dr Donald T Stokes and Associates Inc, you can reach them at 502-459-6675.

    Dr Donald T Stokes and Associates Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment