Drug Addiction Facts

  • Major heroin withdrawal symptoms typically peak between 48 and 72 hours after the last dose has been administered, and wane after about a week.
  • As of 2011, about 30% of 10th grade students had used marijuana in the past year.
  • Cocaine use can trigger chaotic heart rhythms, called ventricular fibrillation, the physical symptoms of which may include chest pain, nausea, blurred vision, fever, muscle spasms, convulsions and coma.

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 solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment services in terms of level of care, as the individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to stay in a rehab center while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this may seem ideal it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than a lot of people in treatment require to have a successful rehabilitation.


Certain rehabilitation centers accept Medicaid in the event the individual cannot self pay or present another form of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of centers, and in cases like this individuals may choose to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation center that will get better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab facility.

  • Northern Children Services
    Northern Children Services is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    5301 Ridge Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA. 19128

    If you would like to contact Northern Children Services, you can reach them at 215-482-1423 x1201.

    Northern Children Services offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid

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