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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 lower end of the spectrum of rehab solutions in terms of level of care, because the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation program while receiving treatment services. Although this may seem ideal it might not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in recovery need to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues are what are recognized in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders during treatment to find resolution because one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs who are able to specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not merely become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who are in need of drug abuse treatment will frequently require services beyond what a standard drug rehab center will be able to deliver. Due to the fact comprehensive medical services will often be an integral aspect of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who most likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their addiction, it is essential that these clients get the health care required along with any rehabilitation solutions for their substance abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians obtain excellent treatment solutions within a rehab environment that is discreet and with treatment specialists at their disposal who understand the distinctive problems that they experience in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians might be triggered by the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a program which will help them handle these problems and give them the confidence that they've lacked prior to arriving in treatment can be a crucial part of rehabilitation for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug use may have distinctive obstacles they must overcome during treatment, which rehabilitation specialists within the facility they choose to take part in must be keen of so that a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to choose a center that's used to helping seniors and older adults tackle the distinctive life and drug abuse issues that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of services including medical care and the like.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab due to a court order to fulfill a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehab often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug treatment specifications enforced with them in sentencing and also naturally when successfully completing a drug rehab center.

  • VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System
    VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Program 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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