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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Despite the popular belief otherwise, studies indicate that prescription stimulants do not enhance learning or thinking ability when abused.
  • Intramuscular heroin injection produces a slightly slower onset of heroin's euphoric feeling, taking approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  • The FDA recently announced that it will require companies who sell the fentanyl pain patch to issue a new warning label in an effort to prevent accidental overdoses from the powerful painkiller drug, following the deaths of two children from accidental fentanyl overdoses.

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

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions regarding level of care, for the reason that individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to remain in a treatment center while receiving treatment services. Although this may appear perfect it will not provide the required change of atmosphere than lots of people in treatment require to have a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders whilst in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are many alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs who are able to specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to be able to not just become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need substance abuse rehab will frequently need solutions beyond what a traditional drug rehab center will be able to provide. Because extensive medical services in many cases are an integral part of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their addiction, it is important that these clients receive the health care needed together with any rehab services for their drug use problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians acquire quality treatment services in a rehabilitation setting that's discreet and has rehabilitation professionals available to them who comprehend the distinctive problems they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a program which can help them resolve these problems and give them the confidence that they've lacked before arriving in rehabilitation is usually a crucial aspect of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use might have unique challenges they must overcome during rehab, which treatment professionals in the program they choose to take part in must be keen of to ensure a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to choose a facility that is familiar with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and substance abuse problems that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical care and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehab as part of a court ruling to satisfy a part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehab frequently receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when being cooperative with alcohol and drug rehab requirements enforced on them as part of sentencing specifically naturally when successfully completing a drug and alcohol treatment center.

  • VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System
    VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Faciltity that is located at:

    203 Hoohana Street
    Kahului, HI. 96732

    If you would like to contact VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System, you can reach them at 808-331-4532.

    VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients
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