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  • Many complications of heroin addiction are related to the unsanitary administration of the drug. Others are due to the inherent properties of the drug, overdose, or intoxicated behavior accompanying drug use.
  • About 80% of Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008 involved Ecstasy in combination with alcohol or other drugs.
  • 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.
  • Many senior citizens who take medications for chronic pain will forget that they have already taken the potent pain medicines; in many of these instances, these elderly individuals will experience a potentially deadly drug overdose as a direct result of their memory lag.
  • Consuming alcohol is linked to a high proportion of deaths from falls, fires and burns and drownings.
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Caters to Pregnant/Postpartum Women

When pregnant/postpartum women need substance abuse treatment there are a number of concerns unique to their situation that must be addressed. This particular group of addicted persons faces not only the personal shame of their addiction but also the reality of what their unhealthy choices may have caused their children. Recovery for pregnant/postpartum women often requires facilities that are both individualized and flexible in their treatment plan. While the program duration may vary depending on the woman's particular needs it is understood that the longer a person stays in treatment the better their chance of a successful recovery. Many programs for pregnant/postpartum women can run long-term for six months or more.

Caters to Pregnant and Postpartum Women category listings in Lehman, Pennsylvania:

  • PA Care LLC
    9.6 miles from Lehman, Pennsylvania
    PA Care LLC is a Drug Treatment Center 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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