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Drug Addiction Facts

  • All stimulants, whether prescription or illicit such as methamphetamine, work by increasing dopamine levels in the brain; dopamine is a brain chemical which has to do with pleasure, movement, and attention. This is what produces a high when abused.
  • People in clubs who abuse codeine cough syrup normally mix their syrup with soft drinks or cocktails, while polydrug users mostly drink their syrup undiluted.
  • Some inpatient programs offer additional services, like meditation, animal therapy, gourmet cooking, crafts or community service.

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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Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions with regards to intensity of care, because the individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to remain in a treatment center while receiving rehab services. Even though this might appear perfect it may not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in rehab need to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders during rehab in order to find resolution due to the fact one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of drug treatment programs that can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face in order to not just become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehab as part of a court ruling to satisfy part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehab frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug rehabilitation requirements enforced on them as part of sentencing and particularly naturally when successfully completing an alcohol and drug treatment center.

Spanish

Not all drug rehab centers possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the needs of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more centers that will do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study information and so on are now very often available in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which provide inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities offer payment assistance to help clients who might not have enough resources to self pay for rehabilitation or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for their stay. For example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term program will be the more ideal selection. To see what payment assistance might be offered, like a sliding fee scale, consult the program for particulars.

  • Mental Health Association
    Mental Health Association is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Faciltity that is located at:

    995 Worthington Steet
    Springfield, MA. 1109

    If you would like to contact Mental Health Association, you can reach them at 413-734-5376.

    Mental Health Association offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)