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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • Individuals who abuse OxyContin will frequently remove the sustained-release coating to get a rapid release of the drug, causing a rush of euphoria similar to heroin.
  • The risk of a drug overdose is always greater when using illicit street drugs, because the user can never be sure how strong the drug is that they are taking; ultimately, this can lead to serious, or even fatal consequences.
  • Even in addicts who have used heroin for many years have been reported to overdose when they use too much of the drug or when they relapse after a period of abstinence.
  • Alcoholics may develop deficiencies in thiamine which can lead to "Korsakoffs Syndrome", a disorder which can cause amnesia, apathy and disorientation.
  • Boys try alcohol for the first time at just 11 years old, while the average age for girls is 13.
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Seniors/Older Adult Services

Whether it is apparent or not, seniors and older adults comprise 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 treatment 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 locate rehabilitation before any long term consequences arise.

Seniors Older Adult Services category listings in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania:

  • New Beginnings
    8.4 miles from Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
    New Beginnings is a Drug Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    1851 West End Avenue
    Pottsville, PA. 17901
    570-622-9101

    Treatment Services: Outpatient Treatment, Specialized in Alternative Lifestyle, Seniors/Older Adult Services
    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)
  • Wernersville State Hospital
    22.2 miles from Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
    Wernersville State Hospital is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    160 Main Street
    Wernersville, PA. 19565
    610-670-4100

    Treatment Services: Hospital Inpatient Programs, Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues, Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients, Specialized in Alternative Lifestyle, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Specialized in Hearing Impaired Clients
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, Medicare Coverage, State Financed Insurance besides Medicaid, Private or Personal Health Insurance, Payment Assistance (based on Facility)
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