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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • By using statewide medical examiner reports, researchers were able to determine that of 765 prescription drug-related overdose deaths in New Mexico that over 75% of these deaths were caused by opioid pain medications.
  • There are a broad range of overdose victims throughout the United States; these individuals can range from teens that pop pills to get high to middle-aged workers who must take prescription pain medications for a strained back and inadvertently become physically addicted to the drugs.
  • In 2009, nearly 30% percent of high school sophomores admitted to consuming at least one alcoholic beverage in the 30 days.
  • Getting married reduces the level of drug use for both children of alcoholics and children of non-alcoholics, although children of alcoholics are less inclined to get married so their level of drug use often continues into young adulthood.
  • Higher rates of marijuana use among high school aged youth in the U.S. can be attributed in part to the perceptions that American adolescents have regarding the risks associated with marijuana use.
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Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients

It is not unusual for persons with HIV/AIDS to end up in a substance abuse treatment program in search of help for serious addiction problems. Often people who abuse drugs and alcohol are predisposed to such diseases due to certain circumstances which afflict the drug culture such as sharing dirty needles to inject drugs or becoming involved in risky sexual behavior because of lowered sexual inhibitions caused by drug use. Persons with HIV/AIDS should have effective rehabilitation just like any otherwise healthy addicted person. Drug and alcohol treatment programs that accept and cater to persons with HIV/AIDS provide specialized care to address any health issues that may come up in the course of treatment. This way, any physical barriers to recovery are resolved so that they can overcome their addiction and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

Specialized in Hiv and Aids Patients category listings in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania:

  • PA Care LLC
    21.3 miles from Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
    PA Care LLC is a Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    43 South Main Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA. 18706
    570-822-5145

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Outpatient Treatment, Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues, Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients, Specialized in Alternative Lifestyle, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Caters to Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women Only, Men Only, Criminal Justice Client Programs, Spanish Services
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, State Financed Insurance besides Medicaid
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