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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • As of 2010, 2.7% of 8th graders, 7.7% of 10th graders, and 8.0% of 12th graders had abused Vicodin.
  • An overdose from cocaine can cause a serious increase in blood pressure, which as a result can cause bleeding in the brain leading to a higher possibility of a stroke.
  • Alcohol is an irritant to the stomach, and it is common for someone who drinks in excess to vomit putting the person in danger of choking on their own vomit. This can cause death by asphyxiation in a person who is not conscious because of intoxication.
  • As of 2008, an estimated 2.2 million Americans used marijuana for the first time; over half were under age 18.
  • Female alcoholics have death rates 50 to 100 percent higher than those of male alcoholics, including deaths from suicides, alcohol-related accidents, heart disease and stroke, and liver cirrhosis.
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Detoxification

Detoxification is normally the initial step in getting off drugs. It makes it possible for a person to be in a supervised environment while they go through withdrawal symptoms for drugs and/or alcohol. There are diverse types of detoxification. Theyvary from drug-free to medically supervised. A prevalent mistake that many addicts make is to assume that detox is enough to kick their habit. This is rarely the case. All detox does is get a person through the withdrawal when they stop using. It is often recommended that detox be followed up with some type of treatment plan to uncover the root of why somebody was using drugs in the first place.

Detoxification category listings in Denver, Colorado:

  • Denver Health Community Detox
    Denver Health Community Detox is a Drug Abuse Treatment Program that is located at:

    1155 Cherokee Street
    Denver, CO. 80204
    303-436-3500

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Detoxification, Outpatient Treatment, Residential Long-Term Treatment that is 30 days or longer, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Women Only, Men Only, Criminal Justice Client Programs, Spanish Services
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicare Coverage
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