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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.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehab solutions in terms of level of care, since the individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehab facility while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this might appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in recovery need to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders when it's in rehabilitation to find resolution because one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of drug rehabilitation facilities that can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not merely become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need drug abuse treatment will usually require solutions beyond what a standard drug and alcohol treatment program will be able to provide. Because extensive medical solutions will often be a key aspect of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who more than likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their addiction, it is essential that these clients have the medical care needed together with any rehab solutions for their drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians receive quality treatment solutions within a treatment environment which is discreet and with treatment specialists available to them who comprehend the unique problems that they can have to deal with in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a facility which can help them handle these problems and give them the confidence they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehab can be a crucial aspect of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse may have unique obstacles they must overcome whilst in rehab, which rehabilitation specialists in the program they decide to be a part of should be keen of to ensure that a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a program that is used to helping seniors and older adults tackle the distinctive life and substance abuse problems that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical care and so on.

Women

Women need to have quality rehabilitation in rehab but can also need particular focus on the distinctive issues they face due to their gender. Men and women not just face different and unique challenges in life due to gender, but additionally may abuse drugs and alcohol for unique reasons. drug rehab programs which cater to women and the specific and unique needs that women encounter can help significantly on the women's road to permanent sobriety and a higher standard of living.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into treatment due to a court order to fulfill part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehab frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug rehabilitation specifications enforced on them in sentencing specifically naturally when successfully completing a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug treatment centers offer payment assistance to help clients who might not have sufficient resources to self pay for rehabilitation or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for their stay. For example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term program when in fact a long-term center will likely be the more appropriate option. To see what payment assistance might be available, say for example a sliding fee scale, talk with the program for particulars.

  • Empowerment Program
    Empowerment Program is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    1600 York Street
    Denver, CO. 80206

    If you would like to contact Empowerment Program, you can reach them at 303-320-1989 x211.

    Empowerment Program offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

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