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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • Between 1997 and 2007, the milligram per person use of prescription opioids among Americans increased from 74 milligrams to 369 milligrams, an increase of 402 percent.
  • Heroin addicts who choose to be treated with methadone are not making real progress in terms of recovery, primarily because they have to take methadone everyday to not get dope sick.
  • Chemicals which result as a byproduct of methamphetamine production are often poured into nearby plumbing, down storm drains, or directly into the ground which results in toxic health hazards.
  • Heroin is derived from morphine and usually appears as a white or brown powder or as a black, sticky substance.
  • Factors which greatly influence alcohol use are negative moods, feelings of depression, and anxiety disorders.
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Seniors/Older Adult Services

Whether it is apparent or not, seniors and older adults encompass a significant percentage of individuals in the United States who struggle with drug and/or alcohol abuse and addiction. As the baby boomer generation ages, this will become an even bigger problem with an even bigger need for drug and alcohol treatment facilities which are prepared to treat seniors and older adults who are in need of rehabilitation for addiction problems. Seniors and older adults are faced with many physical challenges as a result of their age, which can affect treatment outcome if not addressed concurrently. It is beneficial for seniors and older adults to find treatment before any long term consequences occur.

Seniors Older Adult Services category listings in Hinsdale, Illinois:

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