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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • Illicit and recreational use of opiates costs taxpayers in excess of $400 billion annually in the U.S.
  • 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.
  • Binge drinking rates among college students is about 32 percent lower, 36 percent compared to 53 percent, in the 10 states which have the lowest rates of adult binge drinking compared to the ten states with the highest.
  • When a person that is experiencing a drug overdose is having trouble breathing, the doctor will often insert a breathing tube to assist the patient.
  • In 2004 there were about 627,000 visits to emergency rooms involving prescription drugs in the U.S.
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Detoxification

Detoxification is commonly the initial step in getting off drugs. It enables a person to be in a supervised environment while they go through withdrawal symptoms for drugs and/or alcohol. There are diverse types of detoxification. Theyvary from drug-free to medically supervised. A prevalent mistake that a lot of addicts make is to assume that detox is sufficient to kick their habit. This is almost never the case. All detox does is get an individual through the withdrawal when they stop using. It is always recommended that detox be followed up with some type of treatment plan to uncover the root of why an individual was using drugs in the first place.

Detoxification category listings in Pearl, Mississippi:

  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    5.1 miles from Pearl, Mississippi
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    1500 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
    Jackson, MS. 39216
    601-364-1254

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient Programs, Outpatient Treatment, Residential Short-Term Treatment that is 30 days or less, Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues, Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Women Only, Men Only, Specialized in Hearing Impaired Clients
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Private or Personal Health Insurance, Income Based Payment (Sliding Scale), Payment Assistance (based on Facility)
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