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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Alcohol binge drinkers are 14 times more likely to report alcohol-impaired driving than non-binge drinkers.
  • Some studies suggest that a marijuana user's risk of heart attack during the first hour after having smoked the drug is four times his or her usual risk.
  • Individuals in methadone maintenance programs also often try and sell a dose of their methadone to someone else for heroin or other opiates, making the drug in demand on the illicit market.

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 and with different rehab lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential facilities now being paid by many insurance plans, there's no need to postpone receiving substance abuse treatment services for anybody who desires it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment solutions in terms of level of care, since the individual can preserve their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehabilitation center while undergoing rehab services. Although this might seem ideal it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in recovery require to experience a productive rehab.

Adolescents

When adolescents become involved in any sort of drug use, it is vital that they receive high quality care to stop the problem in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and maybe put their future in jeopardy. Because adolescent drug use which persists often carries on into one's adult life, parents must continue to be vigilant and get their adolescent treatment as soon as a problem is observed in a program which addresses adolescent substance abuse. A lot of programs which treat adolescents provide both inpatient and residential rehabilitation, which has been proven to be the most effective environments for treatment clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must address both disorders whilst in rehab in order to find resolution because one typically triggers the other. Luckily, there are many alcohol and drug treatment centers who can specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face so that they can not simply become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require substance abuse rehab will frequently require services beyond what a standard drug rehabilitation program will be able to deliver. Due to the fact comprehensive healthcare services tend to be a vital part of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is vital that these clients have the medical treatment necessary along with any rehab services for drug use problem.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women not only need help from a quality treatment for their own health and wellbeing but in addition the wellbeing of their unborn baby or for the child they've delivered who has to be properly cared for while they become rehabilitated and in turn able to be a better mother. Rehabilitation opportunities exist which provide them along with their child with sufficient wellness services while ensuring they receive the rehabilitation they require to become sober and be able to remain that way to be the best parent they can be.

Women

Women require quality rehab in rehab but will also require particular focus on the distinctive challenges 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 alcohol and drugs for completely different reasons. alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs which cater to women and the distinctive and unique needs that women encounter often helps enormously on a women's road to permanent sobriety and a higher standard of living.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation as part of a court order to fulfill a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehab often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug and alcohol treatment specifications enforced on them in sentencing and also of course when successfully graduating an alcohol and drug treatment center.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to problems that their impairment impose on them. While detection of the problem can be difficult among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL along with other assistance services intended for them when substance abuse rehabilitation is needed. Besides ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired people are getting the support they need in alcohol and drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs have the staff or resources to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study data and the like are now frequently available in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug rehab centers offer payment assistance to help clients who may not have sufficient money to self pay for rehab or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for their stay. By way of example, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term program when in reality a long-term center will probably be the more suitable choice. To determine what payment assistance could be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the center for particulars.

  • El Dorado County Health Services
    El Dorado County Health Services is an Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    1900 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
    South Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150

    If you would like to contact El Dorado County Health Services, you can reach them at 530-573-7970.

    El Dorado County Health Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)