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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Serious side effects as a result of methamphetamine use which could be life threatening can include convulsions, dangerously high body temperature, stroke, cardiac arrhythmia, stomach cramps and shaking.
  • Alcohol kills more teenage males and young men than any other drug taken to affect mood and behavior including heroin, cocaine or marijuana.
  • Codeine withdrawal symptoms are similar to those experienced in heroin withdrawal, and typically start within 12-24 hours after the last dose and generally wean away within a week.

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 many different settings with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the various demands of clients with any type of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being included in many insurance plans, you shouldn't have to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Halfway House

A halfway house is a place which allows for a smooth transition when someone is newly sober independently or has completed a drug and alcohol treatment facility and needs help re-acclimating into a normal lifestyle. Living in a halfway house, or sober living facility as they are sometimes called, an aspect of sentencing if a person has been found guilty of drug charges also. If help is needed locating a halfway house, talk to a drug rehabilitation facility and speak with a treatment specialist who will be able to point you in the right direction.

Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

Residential long-term treatment, which lasts for over 30 days, can be an option that delivers the commensurate level of care and suitable environment for anybody being affected by a serious addiction and dependency issue. Because people will stay in a residential long-term rehab facility for up to 120 days and even longer in some instances, these types of programs offer all of the amenities needed to make a client's feel as relaxed and amenable as it could possibly be while also providing high quality treatment to help them overcome their habit permanently.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse problems are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders while in treatment to find resolution because one usually triggers the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehab facilities who are able to specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face to be able to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require substance abuse rehab will often require services beyond what a traditional drug and alcohol treatment program will be able to deliver. Due to the fact extensive medical services are often a key aspect of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their habit, it is crucial that these clients obtain the health care needed along with any treatment solutions for his or her substance abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians receive excellent rehabilitation solutions within a treatment environment that's discreet and with rehab professionals available to them who understand the unique challenges that they can experience in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered by the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a rehab that can help them resolve these problems and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehab is usually a crucial part of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with substance abuse could possibly have distinctive challenges they have to overcome when in rehab, which rehabilitation professionals in the center they decide to take part in have to be keen of to ensure a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to choose a facility that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug abuse issues that these clients face which might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical care and the like.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women not only require assistance from a quality rehab for their own health and wellbeing but also for the wellbeing of their unborn child or for the child they have given birth to who needs to be properly cared for as they become rehabbed and as a result capable of being a better mother. Rehab possibilities exist which provide them along with their child with sufficient wellness services whilst ensuring they acquire the rehab they might require to become abstinent and be able to stay this way to become the best mother they can be.

Women

Women need to have high quality treatment in rehab but will also require particular focus on the unique issues they face because of gender. Men and women not only face different and distinctive challenges in daily life as a consequence of gender, but also may abuse drugs and alcohol for very different reasons. drug treatment facilities which appeal to women and the specific and unique needs that women face often helps enormously on a women's road to permanent abstinence and a higher standard of living.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab due to a court ruling to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehabilitation frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug treatment specifications enforced on them in sentencing and particularly of course when successfully completing a drug rehab center.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehabilitation programs offer payment assistance to help individuals who may not have sufficient resources to self pay for treatment or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or total coverage for their stay. For instance, Sometimes insurance only pays for a short-term facility when in actuality a long-term facility is going to be the more suitable option. To determine what payment assistance can be available, such as a sliding fee scale, talk with the facility for details.

  • St. Jude Womens Recovery Center
    St. Jude Womens Recovery Center is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Center that is located at:

    431 East St. Catherine Street
    Louisville, KY. 40203

    If you would like to contact St. Jude Womens Recovery Center, you can reach them at 502-589-6024 x337.

    St. Jude Womens Recovery Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)