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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • Current research has indicated that charcoal administration that has commonly been used to help patients that are experiencing a drug overdose carries the serious risk of the patient breathing vomit into their lungs, which could potentially be fatal.
  • Because of the depression of the central nervous system as a result of heroin use, mental functioning can become clouded while high on the drug.
  • If a pregnant mother is regularly abusing heroin their child will most likely be born physically dependent to the drug and may suffer from serious medical complications requiring hospitalization.
  • Dilaudid is sometimes made available as a suppository to be inserted rectally or vaginally.
  • Alcohol acts as a central nervous system depressant that is rapidly absorbed by the stomach and small intestine into the bloodstream.
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Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients

It is not unusual for someone with HIV/AIDS to end up in a drug treatment center in search of help for serious addiction issues. Sometimes people who abuse drugs and alcohol are predisposed to such diseases because of 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 treatment just like any otherwise healthy addicted individual. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs that accept and cater to persons with HIV/AIDS offer specialized care to address any health issues that may come up in the course of treatment. This way, any physical barriers to rehabilitation are resolved so that they can conquer their addiction and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

Specialized in Hiv and Aids Patients category listings in Kutztown, Pennsylvania:

  • Butler Memorial Hospital
    Butler Memorial Hospital is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    1 Hospital Way
    Butler, PA. 16001
    724-284-4093

    Treatment Services: Hospital Inpatient Programs, Outpatient Treatment, Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues, Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients, Specialized in Alternative Lifestyle, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Criminal Justice Client Programs
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, Medicare Coverage, State Financed Insurance besides Medicaid, Private or Personal Health Insurance, Accepts Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
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