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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Intravenous heroin users will typically begin to experience the rush from the drug within 7 to 8 seconds after injection.
  • In 2006, 40% of all poisoning deaths in the U.S. involved opioid painkillers such as Methadone.
  • Marijuana use induces causes the body to produce high levels of an enzyme that converts certain hydrocarbons into a cancer-causing form, which in turn accelerates the changes that result in malignant cells.

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 with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the varying demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance companies, there's no need to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.

Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

Residential long-term rehab, which lasts for longer than four weeks, can be an option that delivers the commensurate level of care and suitable environment for anybody fighting a significant addiction and dependency problem. Because individuals will continue to be within a residential long-term treatment program for about 3-6 months and even longer in some instances, these types of facilities provide all of the amenities needed to make a client's feel as comfortable and amenable as it could possibly be while also providing quality treatment to assist them to conquer their addiction once and for all.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are recognized in the field of drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders when it's in rehabilitation to find resolution simply because one typically exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug treatment facilities who can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to be able to not only become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need drug abuse treatment will usually need solutions beyond what a standard drug rehab facility can deliver. Due to the fact extensive medical solutions are often 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 addiction, it is essential that these clients have the medical treatment necessary together with any rehab services for substance abuse issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians obtain quality rehab solutions in a treatment environment which can be discreet and has rehab professionals available to them who comprehend the distinctive challenges they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a facility which can help them resolve these problems and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked before arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial part of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug abuse could have distinctive challenges they must conquer during treatment, which rehabilitation professionals within the rehab they choose to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure that a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to choose a program which is familiar with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which can include a wider spectrum of services including medical care and so on.

Men

Similar to how women and men encounter varying and different challenges in everyday life that are specific to their gender, women and men may also face unique challenges in rehab which are gender specific, which is the reason a program specifically designed with these special needs and challenges in mind can be be extremely helpful for someone looking for a powerful rehab solution.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation due to a court order in order to meet part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehab often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug and alcohol rehabilitation requirements enforced on them in sentencing and particularly naturally when successfully completing a drug and alcohol treatment center.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only pay for some of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but people actually have a great deal of leverage simply because they can select whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation programs will often provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

  • University of Colorado Denver ARTS
    University of Colorado Denver ARTS is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Faciltity that is located at:

    3702-3712 West Princeton Circle
    Denver, CO. 80236

    If you would like to contact University of Colorado Denver ARTS, you can reach them at 303-761-2885.

    University of Colorado Denver ARTS offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, 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, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment

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