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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • Indians and Hispanics have high rates of abuse of inhalants.
  • Crack reaches the brain within six seconds and produces an intense rush which usually wears off in about 10 minutes, followed by a crash,
  • In 2010, nearly 12 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 reported easy availability of heroin.
  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is currently examining the prescription histories of individuals who have died from prescription drug overdoses in hopes of identifying markers that are indicative of people at risk of fatal overdoses; this information can be used to enhance the effectiveness of prescription monitoring programs nationwide.
  • In an emergency room setting individuals will be given oxygen as needed to and may be administered a common antidote for Vicodin overdose known as naloxone; additional action may need to be taken because of the acetaminophen contained in the drug.
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Other Language Programs

Individuals who speak other languages, other than English that is, should be able to receive substance abuse treatment which is on par with English speakers. Speakers of other languages should not feel that their treatment opportunities are limited or inferior because they don't speak English. There are quite a few drug treatment programs available which cater to those who speak foreign languages, all of which offer a selection of programs to choose from. For example, some drug rehab programs which provide services for individuals who speak other languages are only short term rehab facilities, and others are longer term programs. Foreign language speakers can consult with a treatment professional in their area to choose a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program that provides rehabilitation services in their specific language.

Other Language Programs category listings in Ridgway, Pennsylvania:

  • Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
    Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse is a Substance Abuse Treatment Facility that is located at:

    1031 West Linden Street
    Allentown, PA. 18102
    610-437-0801 x302

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Outpatient Treatment, Adolescents (18 and under), Women Only, Men Only, Dui/Dwi Offender Programs, Criminal Justice Client Programs, Spanish Services, Other Language Programs
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, Income Based Payment (Sliding Scale)
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