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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methamphetamine was a factor in 5.6% of substance abuse treatment admissions in 2011.
  • When someone uses marijuana their heart rate, which would normally be about70 to 80 beats per minute, may increase by 20 to 50 beats per minute or even double that.
  • Ecstasy causes many of its effects by releasing large amounts of the brain's reward chemical serotonin, after which the brain becomes significantly depleted of this important chemical which then causes negative behavioral aftereffects that users often experience for several days after taking the drug.

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 several settings and with different treatment lengths and plans to suit the various demands of clients with any sort of and degree of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance plans, there is no need to postpone receiving substance abuse treatment services for anybody who needs it.

Halfway House

A halfway house is a location that allows for a smooth transition when someone is newly sober by themselves or has finished an alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility and needs help re-acclimating to a normal lifestyle. Residing in a halfway house, or sober living facility as it is sometimes called, an aspect of sentencing if a person is found guilty of drug charges also. If help is needed finding a halfway house, speak to a drug rehabilitation program and meet with a rehabilitation counselor who is able to point you in the right direction.

Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

Residential long-term treatment, which lasts for more than four weeks, is an option that delivers the commensurate level of care and suitable environment for anyone fighting a significant addiction and dependency issue. Because people will remain within a residential long-term rehabilitation program for about 120 days and even longer occasionally, these types of facilities offer all of the amenities needed to help client's feel as comfortable and amenable as possible while also providing quality rehabilitation to help them overcome their habit forever.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are identified in the field of drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders while in treatment to find resolution because one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug rehab programs that can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face in order to not simply become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not feel the need to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehab due to a court order to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehab often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug and alcohol rehab requirements enforced on them in sentencing specifically naturally when successfully graduating a drug treatment program.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug treatment centers offer payment assistance to help clients who may possibly not have adequate money to self pay for treatment or whose health insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for their stay. By way of example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term program when in fact a long-term program will likely be the more ideal choice. To find out what payment assistance can be available, like a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the facility for particulars.

  • United States Veterans Initiative
    United States Veterans Initiative is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center that is located at:

    733 South Hindry Avenue
    Inglewood, CA. 90301

    If you would like to contact United States Veterans Initiative, you can reach them at 310-348-7600.

    United States Veterans Initiative 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, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)