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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The rate of emergency department visits associated with non-medical use of fentanyl has increased significantly in recent years, from an estimated 15,947 in 2007 to an estimated 20,034 in 2011.
  • Physical addiction is characterized by the presence of tolerance (needing more and more of the drug to achieve the same effect).
  • Many individuals who transition to heroin from prescription opioid use report that they had crushed prescription opioid pills to snort or inject the powder, which provided their initiation into injection heroin use.

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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Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are recognized in the field of drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders while in treatment in order to find resolution simply because one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are many drug treatment facilities that can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face in order to not just become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not feel the need to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who may need substance abuse rehab will often need services beyond what a traditional drug rehab center will be able to provide. Because comprehensive healthcare services in many cases are an important part of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who most likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is crucial that these clients get the medical treatment necessary together with any treatment solutions for his or her drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians obtain quality treatment services within a rehabilitation environment that is discreet and has rehab specialists at their disposal who understand the distinctive problems which they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a program that can help them resolve these issues and give them the confidence that they've lacked before arriving in rehabilitation could be a crucial aspect of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse may have distinctive challenges they must conquer whilst in treatment, which rehabilitation professionals in the rehab they decide to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to choose a facility that is acquainted with helping seniors and older adults address the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face which may include a wider spectrum of solutions including health care and the like.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation as part of a court ruling to meet part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehabilitation often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug treatment specifications enforced on them as part of sentencing specifically of course when successfully completing a drug rehabilitation center.

Medicaid

Some treatment programs will take Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present some other form of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of facilities, and in cases like this individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehab program that will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug treatment facility.

  • Keystone House Inc
    Keystone House Inc is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    4 St. John Street
    Norwalk, CT. 6855

    If you would like to contact Keystone House Inc, you can reach them at 203-857-1155.

    Keystone House Inc offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid