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Drug Addiction Facts

  • "Bumping" is when an Ecstasy user takes more than one pill at a time.
  • High levels of Ecstasy in the blood stream can increase the risk of seizures and the ability of the heart to maintain its normal rhythms.
  • Prescription opioid pain medications such as Oxycontin and Vicodin can have effects similar to heroin, and statistics and studies indicate that abuse of these drugs may open the door to heroin abuse.

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 are available in a variety of settings and with different rehab lengths and plans to suit the varying needs of clients with any type of and amount of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential centers now being covered by many insurance plans, there is no need to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who desires it.

Detoxification

Detoxification from drugs and alcohol is really a course of action which can be made a lot more manageable and safely overseen when in a proper detoxification or drug treatment center. Sometimes detoxification isn't risk-free, and even with the very best of intentions individuals who go through detoxification on their own in an effort to get sober may very well be putting their own health or even their lives in danger. It is usually best to look for detoxification services inside a professional program to prevent such hazards as well as have a smooth transition from detoxification to rehab in a quality drug treatment program.

Methadone Detoxification

It isn't uncommon for individuals who turn to methadone as a strategy to heroin or prescription opioid addiction to find that they're now addicted to methadone. To get off of methadone can be quite difficult, because withdrawal symptoms are typically even worse than those that one experiences from heroin. Methadone detoxification can take place in a detoxification program however such symptoms can be made more manageable and so that there is less chance of relapse so that the person can be off of all drugs for good.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services with regards to level of care, since the individual can preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to stay in a rehabilitation program while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this may appear perfect it might not provide the required change of atmosphere than a lot of people in rehabilitation have to have to have a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders whilst in rehabilitation to find resolution simply because one typically triggers the other. Fortunately, there are many drug rehabilitation facilities who can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to be able to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never feel the need to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who are in need of substance abuse rehab will frequently need solutions beyond what a traditional drug treatment center will be able to deliver. Due to the fact extensive medical solutions 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 due to their habit, it is vital that these clients get the medical treatment necessary together with any rehab solutions for drug abuse problem.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women don't just require help from a high quality rehab for their own health and wellbeing but also for the wellbeing of their unborn baby or the child they've delivered who must be appropriately cared for as they become rehabbed and in turn capable of being a much better mother. Rehabilitation possibilities exist which give them along with their child the appropriate wellness services whilst making certain they receive the rehabilitation they might require to become sober and be able to stay this way to become the very best parent they can be.

Women

Women need to have high quality rehabilitation in rehab but might also require special focus on the distinctive issues they face due to their gender. Women and men not only face varying and unique problems in daily life as a consequence of gender, but additionally may abuse drugs and alcohol for unique reasons. alcohol and drug rehab programs which focus on women and the distinctive and unique needs that women face can help significantly on the women's path to long term abstinence and a higher quality lifestyle.

Men

Just as women and men face varying and different challenges in daily life which can be specific to their gender, women and men may also encounter unique challenges in rehab which are gender specific, and that's why a program designed specifically with these special needs and challenges at heart can be extremely ideal for someone searching for a powerful treatment option.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage because they can decide on whichever program they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many men and women face. In addition, rehabilitation programs will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present any other type of private health insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of programs, and in this case individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation facility that will produce better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could be eligible for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance coverage.

  • Merrimack River Medical Services
    Merrimack River Medical Services is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center that is located at:

    177 Shatuck Way
    Portsmouth, NH. 3801

    If you would like to contact Merrimack River Medical Services, you can reach them at 603-436-0448.

    Merrimack River Medical Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)